Where the Wild Things Are: Witch Related Quotations

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 … Read more

Where the Wild Things Are: Are Superstitions Rituals in Disguise?

Are superstitions rituals in disguise? I have a superstition passed on from my Mother. Don’t turn the calendar page before the first of the new month. So, I always wait till the first to look at the next page in the calendar. Why, I’m not sure. I don’t think I believe I’ll jinx the fresh … Read more

Where the Wild Things Are: Explaining Pagan Beliefs to Others

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 … Read more

Where the Wild Things Are: Talking About Being Pagan

Staying safe, in your own safe little world. Is that where you are? Many of us choose our adventures, how far we will go depends on where we have our safety nets. For instance, have you told anyone you’re Pagan? Have you told your family, friends, co-workers, boss? I’m not suggesting you rush out and … Read more

Where the Wild Things Are: Pagan Tradition, Culture and Spirituality

Welcome to the very first Pagan newsletter at BackWash. Do you know what you’re getting yourself into? This will be a blend of Pagan culture, occult mysteries, history, science, craft making, simple living and the odd bit of magick tossed in for good measure. You might find recipes where you least expect them. Sometimes there … Read more