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    Stones Corner

    Hiddenite   A spodumene, like kunzite.  Green.  Best known for drawing prosperity.  Clears heart to receive.  Eases love or money loss.  Calming.   Howlite   Gently absorbs and uplifts stress, tension, anxiety, emotional intensity, etc.  Quietly loving and calming.  Works with the heart center, bringing greater gentleness, patience, tact.  Helps bones, teeth, and other calcium aspects of body.   Holly Blue   This stone is excellent for fish aquariums or for offering up as a symbol of connectedness to the Piscean Age now past.  It is an exceptional alter stone, and can be placed on the dining table to represent thankfulness for the sustenance received.  If is a purifier of…

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    Lionheart’s Magickal Herbal Guide

    This month’s herb is a special one, for its species holds two powerful herbs in occultism. Juniperus communis, or Common Juniper and Juniperus Virginiana, otherwise known as Cedar wood (Cedar for short). So as a special treat I will be posting occult correspondences for both these popular magickal and medicinal herbs. First up:   Folk name: Common Juniper Parts used: leaves, berries, wood, essential oil Planet: Sun Element: Fire Gender: Both, this herb has feminine and masculine energies Goddess/God: Inanna also called Ishtar Medicinal uses: The cones or “berries” yield brown dye and the antiseptic, diuretic, and detoxifying Juniper oil, used to treat cystitis, acne, eczema, cellulite, and rheumatism. Folklore:…

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    NATURE ALCHEMY ~ Journey through Spirit in the Natural World

    BEAR BED ~ Gift of Dreamtime ~  “Man is a genius when he is dreaming.”~ Akira Kurosawa, considered one of the most important and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema In the quiet Autumn forest, Great Mother Bear drinks deeply and intently from the cool, running stream. She slowly lumbers over to her hallowed den, where she will dwell in sacred hibernation, the magickal state of Dreamtime. Mother Bear will dream from October through April, avoiding the harsh deprivations of winter. Preparation for over-wintering begins in summer when she gorges on carbohydrate-rich foods to gain weight, and before tucking into her long winter’s nap she gains 40 pounds of…

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    Tarot Talk

    My name is Raushanna, and I am addicted to the Tarot.  From that moment in 2005 that I spread before me the cards from my very first Tarot deck, the Morgan Greer Tarot, I was hooked.  So many beautiful and frightening and serene and powerful and thought-provoking images, all packed into 78 cards!  So many symbols to understand!  Thus began a journey that has only intensified with each new deck I examine and with each spread I throw.  My efforts to understand how the elements and numbers and astrology and the Hebrew alphabet and the Tree of Life and the other components of the Tarot can all work together with…

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    Interweavings

    May is here!  By now, most of us are blessed with the beauty of a fully blooming Earth.  Here in the deep South, we are enjoying “the yellow season”.  The pollen is so thick that it makes everything including the air itself, yellow!  Only rain can clear the air and we are blessed with rain this year.  The energy of life is contagious and before we exhaust ourselves let’s remember the source of this life.   The affirmation for May is   I rest in the arms of Mother Goddess.   Fully nestled within the beauty and bounty of Spring, I am, indeed, resting within the fragrant, colorful arms of…

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    May Correspondences

    Moon Name: The Growing Moon Deities: Kali, Hathor, Anahita, Ceres, Ishtar, Venus, Bast Nature Spirits: plant faeries Colors: Red and gold Herbs: basil, chives, dragons blood, geranium, thistle Flowers: daisy and sweetpea Tree’s: pine, bay and hazel Scents: pine, bay, bergamot, patchouli Stones: ruby, garnet, sard Animals: Bear and Wolf Birds: hawk and magpie Powers: energy in creating and producing, balance is returned to the nerves change, self confidence, self-reliance, take advantage of opportunities, Time to work on emotional turmoil and get your temper into prospective

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    Dawn’s Constitute

    The Female Reproductive System   Hello Pagan Pages readers! I’m honored and excited to have been asked to join this e-mag. I promise to give you guys my best! With many fertility rites of spring upon us, let’s take some time to discuss the female reproductive system. This article is geared toward women, but I urge men to give it a chance, you have a role in this topic.   What comes to mind when you think of the female reproductive system? Blood? Childbirth? Pain? Mystery? Shame?   With the help of a seed, women create life, grow life and birth life. Life. Giving birth may be common, but always…

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    Warrior Women

    Merry meet and welcome, welcome to my new column. My name is Cara.Luna. I am a witch, a crone, a mother, a grandmother, a retired teacher and a writer. This column will be about women. Women just like you and me, but, faced with situations, some of their own making, some not, that would make a grown man cry, triumphed! I have to tell you, there are women out there who have inspired me to work hard to reach my potential. There are women out there who have achieved such amazing accomplishments, only a dead body would not be awed. I will introduce you to those inspirational ladies I call…

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    Hally’s Hints

    Energetic Safety First   There is a lunar eclipse this week landing nicely inline with the full moon in time for a beautiful time on the 1st of May. For some it is Samhain and for others it is Beltane. Whilst I live in the Southern Hemisphere, somehow I resonate with the Northern Hemisphere’s cycle. This may be relating to where I was born or simply how the energetic connection exists. Whatever the case it is going to be an energetically powerful time.   During this time there are the usual celebrations and things to undertake in conjunction with this time of year. However, there is something underlying that needs…