Harry Potter

The Harry Potter series of books by J.K. Rowling has had a huge cultural impact.  Since the first book was published in 1997, they have quickly become the best-selling book series in history.  Children and adults alike have eagerly followed the magical adventures of the wizard Harry Potter and his battle of good vs evil.  The series containsContinue reading “Harry Potter”

Grimoire

A Grimoire is a book of magic, often containing spells, conjurations, charms, divinations and other occult wisdom.  Grimoires have ancient origins and are thought to have influenced many societies worldwide. The term grimoire is thought to come from the French word ‘grammaire’ (grammar), which historically was used to describe any book written in Latin orContinue reading “Grimoire”

Goddess Alive: Inviting Celtic & Norse Goddesses Into Your Life

Goddess Alive: Inviting Celtic & Norse Goddesses Into Your Life  by Michelle Skye (2007) The changing of the seasons, phases of the moon, even our personal experiences-all are reflections of the Divine Feminine. Create a stronger connection to the sacred world and your own divinity by welcoming these thirteen powerful Celtic and Nordic goddesses intoContinue reading “Goddess Alive: Inviting Celtic & Norse Goddesses Into Your Life”

Pagan Paths: A Guide to Wicca, Druidry, Asatru, Shamanism and Other Pagan Practices

Pagan Paths: A Guide to Wicca, Druidry, Asatru, Shamanism and Other Pagan Practices by Pete Jennings “Paganism, which has its roots in the ancient nature religions, is one of the fastest growing movements in the West today. As such, it is a collection of “spiritual paths” that express their beliefs in subtly different ways, exploredContinue reading “Pagan Paths: A Guide to Wicca, Druidry, Asatru, Shamanism and Other Pagan Practices”

Standing With Stones

Standing With Stones: A Journey Through Megalithic Britain (DVD, 2008) I watched a very interesting program on the ‘standing stones’ of Britain, the megaliths, henges, stone circles, cairns and other neolithic structures built thousands of years ago across the British Isles.  Everybody knows about Stonehenge and Newgrange, but what about the other ones?  How many differentContinue reading “Standing With Stones”

The Singing Stone

The Singing Stone O.R. Melling (1988) Following anonymous clues and increasingly strong dream-visions, modern-day Kay travels to Ireland and enters the Bronze-Age. She and a De Danann foundling, Aherne, are charged with finding the lost treasures of the De Danaans. Ultimately, their quest will redeem the ancestors and reconcile warring invaders and settlers moral concerns thatContinue reading “The Singing Stone”

Universalist Unitarian Pagans

Universalist Unitarian Pagans – Pagan Blog Project Unitarian Universalists (UUs) came together in the 60s, from two distinct Christian faiths.  Unitarians rejected the ‘trinity’ view of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit in preference for a united god figure.  Universalitsts don’t believe that our souls are damned unless we are ‘saved’, instead that we areContinue reading “Universalist Unitarian Pagans”

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Wicca and Witchcraft

“The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Wicca and Witchcraft” Denise Zimmermann , Katherine Gleason This guide offers a beginner’s look at the history of paganism, Wicca, and witchcraft, from the Druids and Celts to the witches of today who practice an earth-based religion, cast spells, and perform natural magic. The book, written by a practicing witch,Continue reading “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Wicca and Witchcraft”