The Autumnal Equinox is Monday, September 23, 2019 at just after 2:50 am. This Sabbat is celebrated by many Witches, Pagans, and Heathens around the world. Each individual and every tradition may have a special name for this celestial event, but it is often referred to as Mabon. This name was carefully chosen by Aidan … Read moreThe Equinox Sabbat is Upon Us!
Sorting through thousands of websites to find a gem is time-consuming. When we discover such gems we share them here in Pagan Picks. Happy browsing! They are not Asatru: Wow, this one is insightful. It starts out a bit choppy so give yourself three full paragraphs to get the feel for the article. Once you … Read morePagan Picks: Top Notch Articles to Read
Not only is this the best Almanac for Pagans and Witches, it is an almanac for Practically everyone! Even better, the authors who do all of the astrological calculations are from Arkansas, and all data is set for Central Time (with Daylight Savings included!). No matter what your spiritual path may be, this is an … Read moreAn Almanac for Arkansas Pagans!
As societies and cultures change and adapt, so do the ways that people practice their faith. In recent years American culture has slowly but steadily been moving towards an embracing of the LGBT community. In 2015 the United States Supreme Court ruled the banning of same-sex marriage by states as unconstitutional and therefore gave the … Read moreHomosexuality in Paganism: Deities Love the Same Sex, Too
I grew up with the Greek deities. Not literally, of course. I’m not sure I would have survived Apollo’s wedgies, or Zeus’ discipline, or even sharing a bathroom with Aphrodite (imagine waiting to use the potty while She fixed her hair). No, when I say I grew up with them, I mean their stories. I … Read moreStraight from the Source: Personal Gnosis in Paganism
(Fayetteville, Arkansas) The ancient practices of the Druids have been told throughout history. The stories of travelers, healers, and those who call upon the spirits and Gods around us have been chronicled for hundreds of years. One group in Arkansas has claimed these ancient ways for their practice and have provided the services of … Read moreÁr nDraíocht Féin: Druid Fellowship in NWA
(Lonoke, Arkansas) Nefer-Per-Netjer is ancient Egyptian for Beautiful House of the Gods. It was so named by the late Fran McIntosh Parmer (Lady Isis) and established as a Pagan church in 2000. Lady Isis crossed the Veil on January 3, 2011. Her dream was to have a place where local Pagans could gather to worship … Read moreThe Beautiful House: Nefer-Per-Netjer
(Little Rock, Arkansas) The capital of Arkansas, Little Rock, has grown from humble beginnings to a hub for Southern evolution. Today, the streets of the mini-metropolis are filled with microbreweries, museums, high-class restaurants, and tarot salons. That’s right! Little Rock, Arkansas is home to The Tea and Tarot Salon, a twice-monthly free-of-charge course on Tarot … Read moreDivining Little Rock, Arkansas: The Tea and Tarot Salon
New Year’s Ritual: The Thank You Jar By: Zinnia Supplies that You Might Consider: Apothecary jars ( I already had these… ) If you don’t have any, may I suggest re-purposing some glass bottles you’ve already used. Here’s how you could take a glass bottle and cut it in half: I … Read moreThe Thank You Jar: A Spiritual Craft Project