When I was about 20 I decided to look into religions. I knew the traditional Christian ways were not for me. I didn’t like they way these religions viewed women. I had just read a book where the women were put into isolation after having their period or giving birth, they were “unclean”. This was on top of growing up with the Adam and Eve mythology.… Read the rest
The concept of hell and the idea that women could be unclean when they have their period, have sex, or get pregnant and give birth were all reasons why I stopped following/ believing in the standard Christian type religions.
I don’t think I even need to go into detail about the women part. I am a woman.… Read the rest
I don’t blog about being Pagan very often. It’s a personal decision and something I mostly keep to myself. But, now and then I think of something to say to more than just myself.
When the Internet was newer there were some really good sites for Pagans. Also, many personal sites which were a mix of good and flamboyant.… Read the rest
Magic versus magick. Where do you stand on the word?
Magick isn’t in the dictionary, so far. But I think it’s a good addition to the language. It shows a difference in magic as done by a magician versus magick as done by a Witch, Wiccan or Pagan type person. We aren’t doing card tricks to amuse kids at a birthday party.… Read the rest
Is it ok to be Pagan and sexy?
Sounds like a strange question doesn’t it? But, think of the standards for women in other religions. If we are a religion shouldn’t we have some standards in common? So, should Pagan women try to hide the fact that they have breasts, faces or a great ass? After all, we know how hard it is for men to control themselves.… Read the rest
Do you care about history?
I love reading a bit here and there. I studied history in high school. I would have taken it in college but it wasn’t available among my optional courses.
Mostly I like reading about women in history ancient history and old cultures and customs. Being a Pagan/ Witchy type person I tend to read about superstitions and old traditions connected to nature and ceremonies too.… Read the rest
A list of quotations, witch related. What Witch quotations have you come across?
“Rebellion is like witchcraft. That’s what it is, it’s like witchcraft.”
Missouri State Rep. Jean Dixon, on labeling “offensive music”. USA Today, March 20, 1990
“It is about a socialist, anti-family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.”… Read the rest
What do you tell people who ask you what Pagan means? How do you explain being a Witch? If you choose to explain at all, of course.
Religion is not a news item for public consumption. It’s a personal thing.
But, if someone does ask you and you decide you want them to understand, what do you say?… Read the rest