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Maybe I Don’t Want To Be A Millionaire

In his book, Financial Sorcery, Jason Miller points out that most magical people don’t have the mindset it takes to attract money. (totally paraphrasing here) Most of us feel guilty about wanting money or believe deep down that money is somehow bad for us. This is only exacerbated by the fact that the Pagan community has […]

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What Witches Know

I have been thinking about this a lot lately: The knowledge that I possess (or hope to eventually possess) that I attribute to being a Witch. Not like “I am a Witch and therefore I have this magical knowledge” but “I am a Witch and therefore as part of my path I seek out this […]

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Midwinter Musings

I’ve been pretty grumpy lately, frustrated with the fact that I miss the Sun’s whole show since it rises as I walk into work and sets before I walk out the door. A few days ago, however, it snowed. Oh, I griped and I moaned as I made my way to work behind the salt […]

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Family

Watch it Buddy! My Mom’s a Christian

While Pagans like to maintain a reputation, at least among ourselves, of being open minded, accepting and non-judgemental, I have repeatedly found myself in the uncomfortable position of defending Christianity against my fellows. This invariably leads to me being accused of being Christian myself, which puts me on the defensive and later has me wondering […]

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The Nature of Nature and Shakespear’s Bastards

Once upon a time I was reading King Lear, which isn’t my favorite bit of Shakespeare, but it’s right near the top and I got thinking about Edmund, the bastard son of the Duke who says this: “Thou, nature, art my goddess; to thy law My services are bound. Why bastard? wherefor base? When my dimensions […]

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