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The Two Kings: A Tale of Love and the Sharing of Power

An LGBTQ-friendly tale of the Holly King and Oak King, the cycle of the seasons, and the sharing of power.  Happy Pride! Source: The Two Kings: A Tale of Love and the Sharing of Power

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Seekers and Guides: Why Witches Wield Wands

In the age of the athame, a Witch might wonder why we bother putting a wand on the altar at all. But the use of the wand is an ancient practice with deep roots and esoteric history. What is a

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From the Shadows: “By Their Fruits Shall Ye Know Them”

How do you determine whether or not a faith has value? If I were to bring it back to apples, I would say that the only real test is in whether or not the resulting dish nourishes you. Source: From

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What’s *Your* Harvest? – Lammas for Urban Pagans

What’s *Your* Harvest? – Lammas for Urban Pagans.

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The Life and Death of a Pagan Spirit Warrior: Heather Arlene Carr

You may have seen the news by now, probably because of the headline: “Pagan fire ritual gone wrong killed Kamloops woman”. There were all kinds of details that add up to vulturesque media clickbait. But Heather Carr was my friend.

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