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Diary

We are told that blogs are supposed to reflect* what we’re doing in our day-to-day life and (of course)* the random thoughts that come with that life. Today’s review...

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P. Coelho’s The Alchemist

When you want something,all the universe conspires in helping you achieve it.This is a quote from Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist. The question is: Do we believe it or not?...

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Derivation of wicca

An ongoing argument* in Craft circles centers on the derivation of the word Wicca. We have always been very fond of the Oxford English Dictionary system, finding sources in...

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Nature’s Pentagrams

Given our spiritual path that deviates from the conventional way of thinking, sometimes it is simply prudent to assume protective coloration and keep a low profile. Consider the words...

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Spring

Hi, gentle readers. We have finally caught up on the mail that accumulated during our very short weekend trip to observe Imbolc (an Irish-Celtic word meaning in the belly...

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What Are We In?

The question is often raised: Whether the people who call themselves pagan/Wiccans constitute a community. If we use as a first-draft definition: a community is a group of people...

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Imbolc – a Water Festival Connected with New Birth and the Lactation of Ewes

The full moon that marks Imbolc (near February 1) occurs in 2008 on Tuesday, January 22. We have looked at several Imbolc observances on the web and have come...

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I, Thou, We, Us

Last Sunday we saw Gail Geisenhainer, a UU Minister, tell her congregation how she came to the Unitarian Universalists. When she first visited one of the smaller UU fellowships...

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Tradition versus Reality

Last Sunday we gave a presentation at the local fellowship of the Unitarian-Universalist Association. The congregation there, small but select, is accustomed to honoring the directions at the beginning...

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Traditional Recipe and other matters

Fenix, Sorry to learn of your friend, but supposedly s/he is in a better place. Thinking of the world in its present state, that doesn’t sound too bad. You...

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