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  1. How To Find Love, Bring Good Luck, & Protect Yourself From 'Bad Spirits'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Refinery 29

    Hocus pocus, want to get mentally focused? Try stepping away from your medicine cabinet and toward your spice cabinet. You may already be familiar with herbal medicine, which uses plants to help heal the mind and body; in fact, you might already be using it.


  2. Kirk Cameron: Halloween masks mocking Obama celebrate Jesus defeating SatanRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    Fundamentalist actor Kirk Cameron recently urged Christians to embrace Halloween, arguing that it was a holiday that pagans had tried to steal from them. In an interview published by The Christian Post on Monday, Cameron explained that the "real origins" of Halloween had to do with a Catholic Church tradition of remembering the dead before All Saints Day.


  3. Having a ball at the Michigan-Midwest Witches Ball 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2013 |

    This Saturday, Oct 18, your friendly neighborhood ink slinging Detroit Paganism Examiner was allowed to cover the Michigan-Midwest Witches Ball , and what night it was. The Midwest Witches Ball Committee worked hard to create an amazing night for the Pagan community that included music, food, dancing, and pageantry.


  4. Who is fit to be chief rabbi of Jerusalem?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    There is grave concern that instead of the necessary attributes for those fit to serve as Jerusalem's chief rabbis, the selection will instead be based upon political deals and ulterior motives. Today, chief rabbis will be elected for the City of Jerusalem.


  5. Wiccan high priest, priestess are featured speakers for One Huntsville's October meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Blake and Carol Kirk, both U.S. Army veterans who live in Huntsville, both came to a personal sense of religion in nature. Both have been trained as priests in the Oak, Ash and Thorn denomination of Wicca.


  6. Praise be! Bob, 85, defies death threats from Satanists to return...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    It has been struck by a German bomb, torn apart by American GIs and left in squalor by a pagan cult. So when the ruins of an ancient church were discovered in thick woodland by Bob Davey, he could have been forgiven for thinking its fate had already been sealed.


  7. May all terrorists experience Reverend Baldur's fateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    In his fable "The Blue Fox" , Icelandic writer Sigurjon Birgir Sigur sson or Sjon depicts a rational world twisting inside out before settling within a karmic solution. His context of magical realism, clarity of landscape, depth of character, and circular plot appear stark and irrational, connected only by his brilliant lyricism.


  8. Halloween season in SalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WTNH

    Looking for a fun day trip or to get away this weekend? Salem, Massachusetts is the perfect place during this Halloween season. While it's a state away, you can make it to the beautiful, historic city by a car in under 3 hours.


  9. Working with goddesses helps woman find spiritual selfRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Jacksonville Daily News

    Aileen Peterson, animist, pagan, polytheist, witch and Swansboro resident said that things like cleaning and cooking dinner are, for her, inherently spiritual acts.


  10. Dana Milbank: The magic of SukkotRead the original story

    Saturday | Commercial Dispatch

    I celebrated the ancient harvest festival of Sukkot last week by building, for the first time, a temporary shelter in my backyard called a sukkah. I erected the contraption using an aluminum frame, PVC pipe for cross beams and reeds for the roof.


  11. Facebook controversy over using 'real names' now targets Pagans and WiccansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 |

    There have been cases of people in the past who, for intimidation purposes, would create a Facebook profile with a 'fake name' and use that profile to bully people; basically, they're using it for cyber bullying . There have been stories in the news about people who have committed suicide due to cyber bullying, or have attempted it.


  12. Salem serves up a spooky Halloween fareRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 |

    Beware of little red devils, scary ghosts, and Harry Potter look-alikes flying into Salem to celebrate Halloween in the Witch City. "I want to be a nice wizard," proclaimed Ben Friedman, 10, a visitor from Israel, who donned a blue cone-shaped hat with silver stars.


  13. Tricks and Treats Around the World: 6 Cultural Takes on HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    Halloween festivities can be traced back about 2,000 years to ancient Celtic Pagan rituals, and have become increasingly varied and widespread in the millennia since. Around the world, celebrations of Halloween continue to celebrate elements of the supernatural elements - honoring death and the departed through storytelling, music, and more.


  14. Wytches unlike any you've ever metRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Nashua Telegraph

    The earliest promos for the horror series "Wytches," which debuted Oct. 8, showed a misshapen finger with a monstrous fingernail scratching out the dictionary definition of "witches." That's more than just symbolism, because this series has nothing to do with any previous witches, whether from history, folklore, myth, legend or pagan religion.


  15. Awakening to the vision of Kefentse Akim Bandele and the Ancestral MasqueradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 |

    This masquerade features a large and varied assembly of musicians and brilliant performers on foot, in the air, and on stilts, wearing masks evoking animal and human spirits and Dogon legends... Here in Metro Detroit, there is no shortage of events that take place during this time of the year that celebrate the ancestors. However, it is not often that a new voice is heard among the chorus that seek to honor the Beloved and Mighty Dead.


  16. Syria's 'Moderate Rebels' Say They Are Willing, But Need WeaponsRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | WNYC-AM New York

    The American-led coalition opposing the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is starting to move toward vetting and training ground forces to do battle in both countries. But it's a slow process, and it comes after years of frustrations for veterans of the Free Syrian Army, or the FSA, who have gathered in southeastern Turkey, a place with a long history of epic battles and religious fights.


  17. Josh Gelernter: Ruined HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | National Review Online

    It's not clear whom the complex was aimed at, god-wise; possibly Last month, a gigantic, 5,000-year-old stone crescent was uncovered in the Galilee, in northern Israel. It's 150 yards long, 32 yards wide, and seven yards tall.


  18. Types of Demons and Their PowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 |

    When we talk about the supernatural realm, a reference to angels and demons is but natural. Demons can be termed to be negative spirits that can stalk us emotionally, mentally, and physically, preying on us for spiritual gains.


  19. Pagan Pride Day aspires to educateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Capital-Journal

    Topeka-area Pagans say they hope an event next weekend will help dispel myths about their beliefs while introducing people to their traditions, some of which date back hundreds - if not thousands - of years. Topeka Pagan Pride Day will take place from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, in the east parking lot of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Topeka, 4775 S.W. 21st.


  20. Letter: The Ten Commandments Monument is important and indispensable.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Farmington Daily Times

    In your editorial page this morning you had an article about Janie Felix and the Wiccan religion, and you quoted her reason for bringing the lawsuit against the City of Bloomfield regarding our Ten Commandments Monument as being that the City didn't want "to extend that right to every Buddhist, every Wiccan..." However, this is not true, as there is a sign right next to the Ten Commandments Monument that states that the City has opened up the monument lawn to local citizens who want to display monuments "that reflect the City's history of law and government Does the Wiccan religion have a place in our city's history of law and government? Do Wiccans have a document detailing their code of behavior If so, have Mrs. Felix and the other local Wiccans made a proposal to the City for their own monument? Have they secured the funds to do so, like private citizens have done for the Ten ... (more)