Bonaire, A Maritime History, Gens de Couleur...
Reblogged from Globedivers’ Blog: Gens de couleur libres Independence is a condition of a nation, country, or state in which its residents and population, or some portion thereof, exercise self-government, and usually sovereignty, over the territory. Aut… View Post
Deciding to Leave or Remain in the Religion of...
Reblogged from Feminism and Religion: This is a response to Carol P. Christ’s blog of April 29, 2013on why she decided to leave the Christian tradition. Carol and I discuss these questions further in our forthcoming book Goddess and God Since Feminism:… View Post
Mexico, Missourah. !!!
“I don’t deal well with constant negatives. I’m one of those people that always sees the good in situations even though most go straight to the negative. Case in point–Mexico, Missouri, my hometown. I know it ain’t shit to most, but there are reasons I… View Post
Isis Magic is Now Available!
Reblogged from Isiopolis: Oh my ever-lovin’ Goddess—Isis Magic is finally back in print and now available for online purchase.Just click on the sidebar and you’ll be magically transported to the site where you can purchase it. This is the Abiegnus House… View Post
SONG OF THE VALKYRIES
Reblogged from The Old Marlovian: Widely is flung, warning of slaughter, The weaver`s - beams - web `t is wet with blood; Is spread now, grey, the spear-thing before, The woof-of-the-warriors which valkyries fill With the red-warp-of- Randver`s banesman. View Post
THE SHE WOLVES OF ROME
Reblogged from The Old Marlovian: “She could give her son the empire, but not endure him as emperor.” ~~ Tacitus, commentating on Agrippina the Younger in The Annals ~~ Annelise Freisenbruch tells us that something of a watershed occurred in Rome around… View Post
Goddess of Los Angeles
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The Hekatean Prayer and Ritual Book: Call for...
Reblogged from The Crossroads Companion: Since doing Hoofprints in the Wildwood, I’ve been wanting to do a devotional for Hekate. However, there are so many Devotionals out there for her already most notably by Avalonia and B.A. So I’ve decided not to do… View Post
Kintsugi http://wp.me/s16Q3E-kintsugi Reblogged from Peaceful Awakenings: Reflections of Egypt: It is apparently not actually factual that the Egyptians used portions of the Eye of Heru to represent major fractions, at least according to Wikipedia. No matter. One doesn’t have to literally… View Post
Reblogged from Today in Dead Royalty: Events: 1515 - Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII of England and sister to Henry VIII, married Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk at Greenwich palace. They had actually married previously in France, when Charles was sent… View Post
Goddesses of Los Angeles
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THE BEDLAM OF THE WITCH QUEEN
Reblogged from The Old Marlovian:[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HqbBrfan6E&w=910&h=560] Anne Sextonwas born on the 9th November, 1928, and spent most of her life near Boston. Boarding school educated, she suffered from mental illness for much of… View Post
The True Kings of Battle
Reblogged from U.S.: With apologies to the field artillery — who think of themselves as the kings of battle — that crown probably best sits atop the heads of those few commanders from long ago who could survey the entire battlefield, make a quick… View Post
Modern day meets antiquity in Egypt - Monday, May...
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The murder of the Greek Royal family | News24
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How Thoth invented writing - a BunniHoTep tale
Reblogged from Adventures and Musings of a Hedgewitch: Once upon a time there was no way to write things down. There was no way to send a friend a note. No way to write a story down. No way to remember the words to a song. No way to say I am and have… View Post
The day has come
Reblogged from The House of Vines: The blogs I follow have just gotten too damn good. It used to be that I’d reliably find one or two posts to highlight from these people — which is quite impressive when you consider the general level of discourse in the… View Post
Paint Their Roses Red Curse — elaphoi khrysokeroi
Reblogged from The Way of the Transgressor is Hard: An interesting curse I found via a circuitous route on Tumblr — The Paint Their Roses Red Curse. I love roses so this one appeals to me especially. Though I admit if I were going to seriously curse… View Post
Goddess of Los Angeles
Reblogged from Adventures and Musings of a Hedgewitch: LOVE View Post
Book Review: Conjure Workbook I
Reblogged from Pennies for the Boneyard: It has been well-documented that I have a love of beautiful books. Publishers like Scarlet Imprinthave changed the way I look at occult publications, and what I expect from these books. The bar has been raised in… View Post
The Beginning of All Wisdom
Reblogged from Twilight and Fire: I highly recommend this post by Sannion over at the Witches and Pagans site. I particularly like what he says here, as it is very descriptive of the way I try to approach Loki: “Likewise, the terror I feel towards… View Post
Banebdjedet : Q & A
Reblogged from Shadows of the Sun: “Revered before Banebdjedet, the ‘Chamberlain-Priest,’ He Who Separates the Two Gods, Prophet of the Ram, Hatmehyt and the Greater and Lesser Enneads, the Chief W’ab Priest who knows his duty … Nes-usert, called… View Post
Calendario Religioso Hellenico- Thargelion 2789
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For Helios, on His Day: An, um, Interesting Image...
Reblogged from The Way of the Transgressor is Hard: In honor of Helios on this His day, I post this rather unique pic of Him, along with His Orphic Hymn. TO THE SUN The Fumigation from Frankinsence and Manna. Hear golden Titan, whose eternal eye with… View Post
Hysteria, or The Madness Road
Reblogged from Twilight and Fire: hys•te•ria 1: a psychoneurosis marked by emotional excitability and disturbances of the psychic, sensory, vasomotor, and visceral functions 2: behavior exhibiting overwhelming or unmanageable fear or emotional excess —… View Post
And Her Temples Rise Once More
Reblogged from Isiopolis: To follow up on last week’s post—and by way of tangible proof that Her temples still live—I’d like to share with you the Temple of Isis in my backyard. It is named the House of the Lotuses, Per Sushenu, or the Lotus Temple. It was… View Post
to the revels of 17th century Paris!
Reblogged from teamgloria: darlings a delicious evening’s entertainment at the sumptuous Clark Memorial Library for a new iambic pentameter (as opposed to the tougher-to-make-amusing-in-english Alexandrine form, of course) translation of Pierre Corneille’s… View Post
Reblogged from Freeman’s Reviews: Review copyright 2013() Freeman Presson, all rights reserved While I’m waiting to finish something else from my to-be-reviewed pile, I thought I would emulate Polyphanesand write about the contents of my “well-thumbed… View Post
Creiddylad, Welsh Goddess of Flowers and Love by...
Reblogged from Feminism and Religion: May Day/Beltane (Calan Mai to the ancient Celts) is almost here and our hearts turn to thoughts of love, flowers and the bounty of our Mother Earth. Both Beltane and Halloween/Samhain (Calan Gaeaf) were liminal or… View Post
The Setting & Rising of the Temple of Isis
Reblogged from Isiopolis: The forced closing of the Temple of Isis at Philae during the reign of the Byzantine Christian Emperor Justinian (527-565 CE) is generally considered to mark the end of Egyptian religion. Yet you and I are evidence that, though… View Post
Salt Dough Inspiration
Reblogged from Ozark Pagan Mamma: As many of you well know, making deity images and the like with salt dough is one of my favorite past times. So I thought I’d create a blog post of some of my creations and links to past posts about the craft. Enjoy! View Post
Theme Week: Gaulle Edition!
Reblogged from tiaras and trianon: True, Mme. Vigée LeBrun’s portrait La reine en gaulle went over like a lead balloon with the French public. Their queen had been immortalized in what essentially was her underwear. It wasn’t just the gossamer nightgown… View Post
Beltane Full Moon - a Witch's sacred week of...
Reblogged from Blau Stern Schwarz Schlonge: From a blog listed below I am writing to wish all my fellow witches and pagans a Blessed Full Moon and an early Blessed Beltane next week. I often go by the lunar calendar for the cross quarter Sabats in between… View Post
Good to know
Reblogged from The House of Vines: So, apparently all of the gods, unilaterally, have decided that they no longer want blood. Even, apparently Dionysos. Mister Savage, Raging, Devourer, Eater of Raw Flesh, Goat-slayer, Man-render himself. Good to know. View Post
An Examination of the Therapeutic Role of Charms,...
Reblogged from Confessions of a Hedge Witch: Rosari Kingston (Skibbereen, West Cork) presented ‘An examination of the therapeutic role of charms, myth and rituals.’ I could have listened to this speaker for several hours! Ms Kingston is an Herbalist, and… View Post
For the Mistress of the Labyrinth, honey.
Reblogged from The House of Vines:[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0N4ddmLVwMo&w=910&h=683] Hail to you radiant Ariadne, daughter of proud Minos who sits in lordly judgment of those beneath the earth; mad-eyed, serpent-hipped, hair swaying like the… View Post
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What have you done for your gods today?
Reblogged from The House of Vines: How achingly beautiful View Post
More Colorsplash Photos
Reblogged from Jason Alan. Writer, Character.: I haven’t been doing much writing lately. A bit of editing various projects, but that’s about it. So I suppose it’s time to make some room on my iPhone and post some photos. One of them I posted recently, but… View Post
Panentheism: The Dancer and the Dance
Reblogged from The Allergic Pagan: How can we know the dancer from the dance? — W.B. Yeats Theism, Pantheism, and Panetheism In his latest effort to tell the Pagan world why everyone is wrong and he is right, Sam Webster has taken aim an panentheism, the… View Post
Marcus Aurelius' birthday
Reblogged from Humanistic Paganism: Today is the birthday of Marcus Aurelius. This Roman emperor (born 121 C.E.) was also a philosopher of Stoicism. This ancient and largely naturalistic philosophy sought serenity within the world of action by concerning… View Post
Isis & Magic; Magic & Isis
Reblogged from Isiopolis: Great of Magic. The Enchantress. Lady of Sacred Magic. What does it mean that Isis bears these (and so many more) titles having to do with magic? What is magic? If you’ve been reading this blog, you already know that “magic” isn’t… View Post
Reblogged from Beloved in Light: So even though I have a terrible track record so far of folks participating in contests, I thought maybe that was because I haven’t created the prize way before hand for people to see and feel driven by the want. So this… View Post
A song for mainades
Reblogged from The House of Vines: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBrOmKH2ga8&w=910&h=683] !!! View Post
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I’m not quite sure WHERE this post is going…so consider yourself warned. Also, I’m typing it up on my Smartphone and I’m slightly buzzing off of my fifth Tom Collins; you’ve been adequately WARNED. BOSTON’S barely done burning yet, and now Waco is on fire… View Post
Can You Help?
Reblogged from shanjeniah: Can You Help? #ROW80 Writers Mobilize! Time To Help One Of Our Own! | A Round of Words in 80 Days. Can you buy a book (or more!), make a donation, leave a comment, or send good vibes? Please check out this post, and, if you… View Post
Call for Black Pagans, want to be in another...
Reblogged from Black Witch: Good friend of mine, Crystal B., has been calling for submissions of the minority Pagan experience to create a follow up anthology to Shades of Faith called Shades of Ritual! Here are the details! Megalithica Books, an imprint… View Post