Sunset today, Monday April 30th, marks the beginning of Beltane. Here is a quick history and a list of activities Pagans can do to celebrate this vibrant holiday.
Psychopomps are littered throughout our literature, history books, and religious texts...it's just that most people do not know them as the term "psychopomps".
Sometimes creatures from fairy tales show up to teach us lessons. Learn about mythical totems like the unicorn, mermaid, fairy and dragon.
Take the quiz and find out which Gaulish Celtic Goddess you are most attuned to. Most of these deities are not as well-known as the Irish deities.
Information on the pagan celebration of Ostara and seven crystals that are suited to this time of the year.
Meet the beautiful and strong Welsh Celtic Goddess, Rhiannon. Discover this horse goddess' inspirational tale of strength and faith.
If you're new to paganism, you might be wondering which god or goddess to work with. Here's how to figure that out.
Do you feel that life is full of mystery and magic, that there is a deeper aspect to nature, that modern life seems to ignore? Perhaps you've just discovered your true path.
Mabon is the festival celebrated at the autumn equinox and is the second of three pagan harvest festivals.
A Book of Shadows is a journal or record of learned magickal knowledge. These can be made by individuals or passed down within established spiritual traditions.
The Morrigan is a misunderstood goddess. I will shed light on this Dark Goddess by summarizing her myths and appearances in history and then will outline ways to initiate a devotional practice.
Anubis was the original Egyptian God of the Dead and the God of funerary rights. But there is more to Anubis than meets the eye.
Have you ever wondered about the origins of the holidays you celebrate? Many of them are Pagan in nature and have evolved with the times. Read on and find out more!
Changing from Christianity to Paganism is not an easy choice. In this hub, I share some of my story and give some encouragement to those who might be facing struggles in choosing the path of a Pagan.
Many pagans worship and work with gods outside of their own heritage and bloodline. Here are the benefits of working with your ancestors' gods and goddesses.
Learn about some of the Welsh Celtic Gods and Goddesses: their qualities, their stories, and how you can work with them in your life and practice today.
How to embrace your American roots by aligning with the land where you live, as well as the history and folklore of the people here before you. There's no shame in being an American Pagan.
Although many spiritual people today consider God to be firmly male, the concept of female divinity is an ancient one. Mother-figure deities are still found in many contemporary religions.
Wicca or Asatru, La Santisima Muerte or Voodoo? There are many spiritual paths you can follow, and all of them are very different from one another. Here are some ideas to get you started.
Broadly speaking, Paganism, from a Western viewpoint, means all religions that do not trace their origins to Abraham, i.e. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
Love jack-o-lanterns for Samhain? Here are some Pagan pumpkin carving stencils for you to print and use this year.
An overview of the Celtic festival Samhain, from ancient times to its modern aspects, including recipes and rituals (first published in Pagan Forest Magazine).
Did you know there are blatantly racist branches of Paganism? In this article, my goal is to expose the racist sects and hateful beliefs present amongst some modern day pagans.
Brigid was an Irish, Celtic Goddess who was worshipped as the one who could aid people in survival against all odds. When Christianity came to Ireland, she was somehow able to become both St. Brigid, and also maintain her identity as a Pagan Goddess. Pretty nifty, wouldn't you say?
Some frugal and free ideas for where to buy or how to create pagan tools and items that are personal to you.
The magic of the Morrigan affects every aspect of life. This Celtic Triple Goddess is comprised of three sisters, and while each reflects the essence of the Morrigan, each sister plays a unique role. Badb the Battle Crow possesses magic that heals, enriches, and helps you peer into the future.
This obscure Hindu goddess is not as well known as her counterparts, but she is a goddess who can teach you important life lessons. She uses heartbreak, trauma, and brokenness as tools to fuel her through life as she rides on the back of a giant crocodile down the River of the Universe.
You might've heard of Freyja and Frigga, but have you heard of Nerthus? Eostre? Learn about some of the forgotten ancient Germanic goddesses.
The spring equinox is knocking on our dew-stained windows...many Pagans celebrate the spring equinox, also known as Ostara. Learn about Ostara and the beauty of the spring equinox.
Witches are more than just broomsticks and cauldrons. Wicca, a new-age Pagan religion, is finding more and more popularity, but how many people know what it is?
This article is intended to provide the reader with information on how to make Pagan/Wiccan black salt and explain what black salt represents within the religion.
Mighty Macha is the sister to Badb and Anu of the sisters Morrigan. She can infuse your life with fertile abundance, with the vibrant power of the sun, and the strength and bravery of a Celtic warrior. I will summarize her ancient lore and suggest ways to bring her into your life.
There are two different meanings of “Fairy Faith.” First, it simply refers to the old folkloric belief in fairies, and the practices found therein. The second meaning is found in modern paganism.
Who is the Ancient Egyptians' ibis-headed god who keeps the records? Learn about this mysterious god of writing, wisdom, magic, and so much more.
Throughout my years of reading and study, there have been certain quotes that have truly stuck with me and weave a web of inspiration and hope inside of my mind and soul. In this hub, I am simply going to share my list of the most inspirational Pagan quotes and sayings, accompanied by some of my favorite Pagan music and beautiful Pagan pictures.
Are you feeling as though your home is being blocked or invaded by negative energies? Perhaps you might even feel like a negative spirit is visiting your home. If so, maybe you should consider smudging your home.
At our house, one thing you can usually count on at Samhain is a bubbling hot cauldron-- of beef stew! This is my favorite recipe, I don't think we've had a Samhain without it for 15 years.
Many people are looking into alternative paths of spirituality, including the various religions and categories of Paganism. Here is a brief look at how to become a Pagan and what it means to be Pagan.
Want to know how to easily celebrate the summer solstice? Here are five ways that require little fuss and little money.
Want to make your home a magical place to live? Here's tips on how to create sacred space in your entire house!
The Morrigan is a Celtic Triple Goddess comprised of three sisters. Anu, otherwise known as Anand, is referred to as Morrigu, the third sister. She is more than a Land Goddess—she is the land, nourishing the gods with her rich soil and lush foliage.
Samhain, Halloween, All Hallow's Eve, Shadowfest—no matter what you choose to call this holiday, there is one thing we can all agree on: it is arguably the most powerful time for magic and divination. Here are some magical workings that even newcomers can try.
For thousands of years, birds have been considered messengers to the heavens. If we delve into the history of ancient times, we can see that many pagan gods were even depicted as birds...
Áine is the Queen of the Faeries, a Celtic Sun goddess, and an inspiration to me as a woman. I am sharing her story in hopes that men and women will learn from her tales and learn to be truer to themselves. She can help with healing and herbal magick as well.