Have you seen them?
It's springtime, and Fearies abound. Let's see if we can't catch us one!
The Leprechaun is one of the major images that the Mainstream Culture has of what a Feary is, or what a Feary looks like. The other, of course, is Disney's Tinkerbell. Whatever Pagan path you may be following, I'm sure I don't have to tell you that neither of those images fullfills the whole tradition of the Fearie.
But anyway, the Leprechaun has a…Continue
Added by Hawthorne on May 29, 2018 at 12:40pm — No Comments
This week let's go way back in time to talk about Mystery Cults! Mystery religions were religious cults in Ancient Greece and Rome. Participation was reserved to initiates and secrecy was kept as to the particulars of the initiation and the cult practice in general. But how did these sects function within their societies? Were they accepted? Were there conflicts? Talking just about this one aspect of life in Ancient Greece and Rome can give great insight into how people back then lived their…Continue
Added by Hawthorne on May 15, 2018 at 7:04am — No Comments
I think a lot about music and the power that music has. So this week, let's talk about the role that music plays in ritual!
Music was important to the Chinese philosopher, Confucious, as it has been for shamans around the world and down the ages. In fact I have a little story that tell us just exactly how music came to the earth way back when.
And central to music is Rythm, singing and Dance. So we'll talk about all that stuff. And finally, we'll look at ways…Continue
Added by Hawthorne on May 8, 2018 at 8:29am — No Comments