Tag Archives: christianity

That Spell – A General Discussion

Recently, many of us in the Pagan community have been invited to participate in a particular activity of witchcraft: casting a pre-designed spell to promote change in the current US administration. We were invited to participate in a worldwide effort to … Continue reading

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Lughnasadh Magic – The Alpine Crops Cutters

As many of you know, one of my major interests is finding traces of Celtic tradition and lore in the Alpine region, home to the Hallstatt Celts and their successors. Since there are no written sources telling us that such … Continue reading

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Drinking From a Red Cup While Not Being Gay

I recently read a post on one of the Pagan Facebook groups I belong to, that said something about that we Pagans should not be so harsh, or even just not judgmental, towards Christians. That’s fine, good advice, considering that … Continue reading

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Oh, don’t we all know one of those?

Here is a blog entry from my Druid colleague John Beckett on how to deal with folks who flip when they realize you’re pagan. Or when they  just have to tell you their story of how they were enlightened. I … Continue reading

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Fasching – Carnival in the Alps

Next Tuesday, folk living in some areas of this our planet are going to celebrate what is known as Carnival. May that be in Rio de Janeiro, in Venice, New Orleans, or in the German city of Mainz, people will … Continue reading

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Sylvester – Rauhnacht (Dec. 31)

As I drew they daily Tarot card (from the Druid Craft Tarot) this morning, I got the High Priestess, and she reminded me of continuing my Raunächte discussion. The prompting moment was this particular sentence in the description of the card: ‘The High Priestess’s power … Continue reading

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Barbarazweigerl (St. Barbara Twigs)

In Austria – and I am sure in other regions of Europe – people cut a few twigs from a fruit tree (usually cherry, but any fruit tree should work) on December 4th. When put into a vase with water inside the … Continue reading

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