Unfortunately, I did not perform the Samhain ritual I so wanted to do. Between drama related to a group project for one of my classes, and the start of NaNoWriMo, ritual slipped away and didn't happen. I'm disappointed, both that it didn't happen, and in myself for letting it become the least important thing in… Continue reading A Belated Blessed Samhain to you all.
Samhain is next month, and I'm excited! It's my favorite holiday, both secularly and spiritually. I absolutely intend to wear a costume, even if only a simple one, that Monday evening to class! Traditionally--as much as anything can be traditional in such a young spiritual community--Samhain has a strong connection to the Ancestors and Death,… Continue reading Chaos Paganism’s Calendar: Samhain for a Modern Pagan
Part of trying to distinguish my path from Wicca--which is important to me not because I hate Wicca or Wiccans, but simply because I'm not Wiccan and feel my path should reflect this--is figuring out a set of holidays that actually celebrate things I, as a modern Pagan, find important and even holy. Also, that… Continue reading The Holy Days of One Modern Pagan
I am not Wiccan. As shared in a previous post, I was as a teenager just finding out there were religious options other than Christian, but I've changed since then, and Wicca is no longer the proper place for me in under the Pagan umbrella. The problem is that there is no established path or… Continue reading Sabbats, Holy Days, Holidays
Whether your celebration is secular or religious, may it be happy and full of good cheer! May you have a magical and dashing day!