Easter is not Christian, it predates Christianity and is a pagan fertility holiday. The Christian holiday is correctly known as Passover and was designed to often coincide with Easter to erase memory of it from history.
At a time when the end of winter is in sight, and the first signs of spring, the pagan festival of fire takes place.
This is a brief introduction to the Wiccan Religion and how it attracts the attention of most people.
How many Pagan rites and rituals have been incorporated into the Christmas Celebration.
A short examination of the history and culture of the Eastern European nation Estonia.
~ wild sounds in the night ~ ~ angel siren voices ~ Jim Morrison ~ as a moral lion ~ roar before the daughters of the universe ~ Nietzsche ~ then you say how bad & even killers, your children are ~ Charles Manson ~ for the heart whose woes are legion ~ Poe ~ who loves ya ~ shotgun ~
~We are an old tree~small & wizened~gnarled~our children~flowers at our feet~A soft wind lifts their hair petals~Rain joins the smiles of our tears~
The black pointed Witch's hat is a typical Halloween decoration. Have you ever wondered where it originally came from?
There are many wonderful and fulfilling religions in this world. It is a shame that so many wars and deaths are caused by them. By taking the time to learn a little about each other’s beliefs, we show respect and understanding. Learning helps us grow and through it, we can learn to ...
Fortuna is an Ancient Roman Goddess of luck and good fortuna. It is said that Fortuna spins her wheel for us all, giving us good luck and bad.
Hellenic Neo-Paganism is the worship of the Ancient Greek Gods.
The Irish Banshee is one of the most feared of all fairies. When her keen cuts through the night all know that someone is going to die. The Banshee herself is not the cause of the death just the herald, never the less people still blamed her.
The Greek God Pan is a very popular God with Wiccans and Pagan today.
Schoolgirl behaviour from Grown Ups who should know better!
While many states across the U.S. debate the legalization of marijuana, there is a long-standing relationship between marijuana, religion, and medicine of which many are unaware. This article explores that long and enduring history.
How true that word is sharper than sword? Our history tells that Magellan used swords to propagate Christianity. Makdum, an Arabian missionary used his persuasive powers to introduce Islam in Philippines.
The new discovery at Stonehenge offers more confusion for Archaeologists and Visitors alike.
The Easter egg is it all its cracked up to be? We unscramble its history.
Some time ago, I was asked to write about my faith for a New Zealand Magazine. It was an interesting exercise, so I've decided to offer it up again here.
Being Pagan in the Southern Hemisphere can be a journey filled with confusion.
People have said all sorts of things about Christmas and its paganity. They end up by throwing baby Jesus out with the bath-water. The Bible answers a lot of the objections that people have about this festival as there are similar festivals in the Bible.