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Many religions have long and storied literary traditions, but for both quantity and quality, it would be hard to beat the Pagan traditions of Europe and the Middle East (which overlapped in antiquity, and continue to do so today). This may seem counterintuitive, since Pagans, famously not adherents of any given religious book, have always laid more emphasis on personal interactions with the Divine than prescribed religious texts. But it's probably this rather freewheeling aspect that has given Pagan literature its extraordinary richness and variety; while Pagans' free speech has not always been absolute (think Socrates), there's never been any Pagan equivalent of theIndex Liborum ...

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Widely celebrated October 31 through the first day of November, Samhain marks the cross quarter, the midpoint between the autumnal equinox and Winter Solstice. Samhain: Summer's EndThis year, the cross quarter coincides with the end of Daylight Saving Time on November 7, 2021. Samhain translates to "summer's end." In this death cycle after growth and light, some animals hibernate and the earth rests. Harvest concludes, daylight diminishes, and the colder season sets in. With garlic and bulbs now planted, farmers and gardeners make other preparations for fertility in the spring. In this liminal time between seasons, the veil between worlds feels thin, amplifying our connection to spirit. ...

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Believe it or not, there are more witch-friendly items allowed in your carry-on than you might think. You can put together a witchy kit full of essential and keep in your carry-on so you're always prepared. First though, a little disclaimer. At the time of the creation of this list, all items have been checked against the TSA allowable list. As we all know, policies and regulations change over time. So, it is always a good idea to double check this list and your airline's policies to avoid having to toss something out when going through security. To create an image of what this will and will not include, I want you to thing of a make-up bag. This is about the size to aim for. This kit is ...

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If you're planning your handfasting, and want to incorporate Wiccan or Pagan correspondences into your ceremony, then you're in luck! There are many systems of correspondences, both ancient and modern, on which you can draw. The Pagan Wheel of the Year, and many modern rituals—including handfasting itself—http://www.llewellyn.com/encyclopedia/term/are based on correspondences. The four directions, the times of day, different herbs, crystals, planets, deities, trees and flowers all form the basis of what we, as Pagans, practice. To decide which correspondences you'd like to include in your handfasting, one idea would be to start with the time of year. We'll run through some ...

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Prayers and Invocations from the History of Pagan Literature
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Many religions have long and storied literary traditions, but for both quantity and quality, it would be hard to beat the Pagan traditions of Europe and the Middle East (which overlapped in...
       
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