What title do you use, or prefer? What archetypes do you associate with it? Priestex, Priestess, Priest?Continue reading
Fantastic article from Katie Gerrard. I agree 100%. Same sexual initiation should be valid in Wicca.Continue reading
It seems all the cool kids have a YouTube channel these days, so I’ve revamped mine and started putting regular content on it.
There are as many different ways to set up an altar as there are Wiccans, but I can give some useful hints and tips for a working altar.
Theatre and ritual are intimately connected. Indeed, theatre has its origins in ritual, and both have some of the same functions. They are both cathartic and transformational, but there are also some significant differences.
Theatres are sacred. They were first formalized in Ancient Greece, but doubtless sacred drama is as old as ritual. It’s from the ancient polytheistic Greeks that we have written dramas, comedy, tragedy, and theatrical concepts like the chorus, catharsis and the deus ex machina.
So the loss of places to perform live theatre should be of concern to Pagans. It’s just come to my attention that the theatre in the city where I grew up is closing because of the pandemic. And there’s a petition to save it.
Wherever the Wica may be
In air, on land or sea,
May the Wica blessed be!
Reflections on lockdown, the necessity of seeing trees, mending the cosmic egg, seeing the Earth from space, the ancient British mythology of plague, soul values, a poem that made me cry, and making meaning from the pandemic.