What Do Pagans Believe? (Intention with Silence) Pagan Philosophy

There is Power that Exists in Zipping It.

The other day I read a very enlightening post about the importance of silence in prayers and magickal workings.  In this absolutely wonderful piece entitled, “To Know, To Will, To Dare and To Keep Silent” by Estelle Daniels the author outlined what was in her opinion the appropriate steps to successful energy work.  I learned about what was possibly delaying some of my requests that I had released (or so I thought) into the atmosphere.

Despite what Hollywood has attempted to portray, members of the #Pagan community, more specifically witches, are generally very nice and loving people.  Just so you know #witches, #warlocks and other energy workers all have the option of getting regular jobs (if they don’t have them already), but instead many of follow their hearts and callings, risking ostracism from the outside world, to help society and friends — and not for mega bucks.  Energy workers need love just like everyone else, but sometimes, those they think are are friends are staying close, but not for the reasons they think!

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What is the Difference in How We View Vampires and Werewolves?

In 2012 I had one of my many strange dreams, and Nicolas Cage was chasing me around a church; he was a werewolf, who was in love with me and trying to possess me as his own (my hands clasped, staring upward). The police detectives were outside trying to get into the church to save me, but Nicolas had me trapped inside this beautiful cathedral. What the???

My typical view of Mr. Cage is easy going, light-hearted and non-assuming, however he did buy one of the most haunted houses in New Orleans years ago and then sold it.  Perhaps he has a more macabre side.

Why do Werewolves lose to Vampires?

In my opinion #werewolves are highly underrated by #Hollywood.  These beastly creatures have been featured in numerous films to include Twilight (ad) and Underworld, however the beautifully, fearsome beings (with the potential to be very sexy) are always the easiest to kill and enslave, while #vampires continue to  reign as royalty in the world of unearthly creatures.

I think this speaks to our desire for romance and love as opposed to animal rage and uncontrolled passion.  It would be great if just for once someone would do a movie where werewolves reign supreme and are in control.

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For the Love of Mythology

Our Love Affair with the Gods and Goddesses Is Old and Everlasting. Become Familiar with Them!

I’m not sure how I found Homer in my elementary school library, but I do recall being the only student there on the floor poring over the Iliad and Odyssey as early as 3rd grade. I don’t recall why I was excused from class for so many hours to enjoy the classics, but I knew all the librarians, and we had an understanding of exactly where I’d be most of the time.

I was fascinated by all of the characters and the family of gods and goddesses; by how they interacted with humans; by all of their gifts, strengths, symbols and weapons; and by Hera’s troubles with her philandering husband and her jealousy. I held my breath when Perseus faced Medusa and enjoyed all of the stories of the heroes, whether they triumphed or lost in battle. I attribute these stories to my current love for and understanding of Astrology and Archetypes. I thank the gods for allowing me to walk this sacred path.

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What is Art’s Importance and Impact on Society?

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Do You Realize What Happens to You When You See A Picture?

Art was mankind’s first written language. Before there were letters, there were sounds, symbols and pictures, not made or drawn for aesthetic purposes, but for conveyance of information from one person to another. The precursor of written art, is mental imagery, which to some degree, is how animals communicate today. Art not only includes audio expressions, but also visual, written and tactile. We will only discuss visual art for the purposes of this ‘art’-icle

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Retrograde Planetary Motion in Astrology – What Does it Really Mean?

Retrograde Planetary Motion Has Gotten a Bad Rap Due to the Public Opinion of What it Means When Planets Appear to Move Backwards.

Don’t sign contracts! Don’t travel! Refrain from having any difficult conversations with loved ones! Prepare to have problems with electrical and mechanical items. These are the things you hear about Mercury retrograde, which causes you to liken retrograde planets to negativity and things gone wrong.

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How to #Manifest Your #Desires

Original excerpt from the book The Mystic by Ms. Renee Tarot on Amazon!  Links to this and other books by Renee Tarot are available on the side bar.  Everyone has a desire to manifest their dreams into reality. Do you have to be a person with special gifts in order to do this?  I don’t think so.

Science and Magic

As a kid, I remember seeing a movie showing a prehistoric man lighting a fire and all the other cavemen were standing by gasping in awe.  Needless to say, the fire starter became the medicine man for the tribe.

I thought it was ridiculous that people would think making fire was magic.  The point I am making is the gap between science and magic is shrinking.

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