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    Interview with Gail Thackray

    GAIL THACKRAY, SPIRITED EDUCATOR AND MEDIUM We at Pagan Pages have been so greatly blessed to have the opportunity and immense pleasure of interviewing Author, Reiki healer, Animal communicator, Teacher, International speaker, and host of a documentary series entitled “Gail Thackray’s Spiritual Journey”, and “Spiritual Journeys: Visiting John of God. It is our hope that you the dedicated readers of Pagan Pages will not only enjoy the following interview but take something away from this that will spiritually aid all of your for the rest of your days.   Interview with Gail Thackray By: Michele Burke MSP for PaganPages.org   Pagan Pages: I know the first question everyone asks you…

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    Aramids’ Cauldron

    Well it is that time of year again, the gardens have been plowed, seeds have been sown and are now poking through the ground; and while all this is happening insects are finding themselves a smorgasbord of tender little goodies to feast upon. That being said, in order to deter these little creatures and keep our food safe I have found a few holistic pest remedies I would like to share that really work and do not put our families, pet’s or gardens at risk… Garlic Oil Spray 15 cloves of minced garlic 2 tsp. mineral oil 2 2/3 C. water 1t. liquid dish soap Soak garlic in mineral oil…

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    Airmid’s Cauldron

    May Day Cakes & Honeyed Milk Beltane is a wonderful time of year to bring out this old Pagan recipe. Traditionally these taste treats were made for the Beltane celebration but are also wonderful for any pagan celebration or get together. May Day Cakes 1 cup butter 3 3/4 cups sifted flour 1 cup granulated raw sugar 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon ginger 1 teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon dried marigold blossoms 2 fresh eggs 2 teaspoons cider vinegar 4 -6 tablespoons milk Powdered sugar, to sprinkle on top Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 55 minutes Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut the butter into the flour with…

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    Aramid’s Cauldron

    While everyone is busy working to use more holistic recipes into their family’s diets, a lot of times we forget about our four legged friends. Here is just one of the recipes I personally feed my dogs, and their vet says it has really done wonders for them. Turkey Special Recipe Ingredients •1 lb. ground turkey > •6 c. water > >  •2 c. brown rice > >  •1/2 c. of frozen broccoli, carrots and cauliflowers. •1 t. dried rosemary Place the water, ground turkey, rice, and rosemary into a large saucepan. Stir until the turkey is broken up and evenly distributed throughout the mixture. Bring to a boil over…

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    Review: Kindness A Treasury of Buddhist Wisdom for Children and Parents

    Kindness A Treasury of Buddhist Wisdom for Children and Parents… Adapted and compiled by Sarah Conover University of Washington Press (12 Mar 2001) Paperback 120 pages “Kindness” is a traditional collection of Buddist tales meant to guide us to a better understanding of others as well as ourselves. Aimed at all age groups, “Kindness” is a delight to read and a must have in any childs home library.

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    Bell, Book, and Canto Music Review

    Recently I had the most auspicious opportunity to experience the artistic musical workings of a new musical group Bell, Book, and Canto,  a assemblage of women singing the most spiritually intoxicating acappela music I have had the pleasure of listening to in years. An all-female acappela choir, Bell, Book, and Canto’s are a spiritually diverse group covering a vast array of Earth based Religions. Invocation (Bell, Book, and Canto’s first album, released this past Beltaine) will undoubtedly be followed by many more wonderful soundings. The richness and intermingling of voices only lends to the quality of music produced by these six extremely talented ladies. If you are interested in purchasing…

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    Arimid’s Cauldron

    Lughnasadh Honey Muffins 1 C. Milk ½ C. Strained Wildflower Honey ½ C. Raw Sugar 3 C. Oat Flour 3 t. Baking Powder ¾ t. Sea Salt ¾ t. Powdered Grapefruit seed 1 C. Blackberries washed and drained 3 Eggs Well Beaten ¼ C/ Melted Butter Blend milk, honey, and sugar. Combine with sifted dry ingredients. Add eggs and butter, mix lightly but quickly fold in blackberries; bake in well greased muffin tins at 375* degrees for approximately 20 mins. With Lughnasadh soon to be upon us this recipe is sure to become a favorite.

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    Review: Titania’s Crystal Ball

    Titania’s Crystal Ball From the earliest of times people have been looking for answers, answers to questions that can only come from the inner most realms of the spirit world. The ancient form of divination known as scrying is made easy for the novice as well as the seasoned hand with Titania’s Crystal Ball. Whether you scry using an airy meditative trance or through clairvoyance or clairaudience you will find the wisdom you are seeking with this wonderful metaphysical tool. Titania’s Crystal Ball is excellent kit for beginners, and includes an exceptionally clear glass orb, beautifully polished round wood stand, and a 64 page companion book. The companion book is…

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    Review: Living Magick Learning Cards

    Review Living Magick Learning Cards Awhile back I was asked to review the new Living Magick Learning Cards by Jay and Jadzia DeForest and much to my surprise these cards are exactly what they profess to be, Educational Tools for Sacred Living… Each of these three new decks of learning flash cards (Tarot, Rune, and Astrology) come complete with learning cards, reference sheets, and a book unique to each deck. The Tarot flash card deck enables even the beginner to learn to read and divine the Tarot with a complete deck of 84 cards: 78 traditional cards and six informational cards. Each of which has the theme and keywords for…