Your Voice. Your Vote. Your Move.

In lieu of a Faith Forum this weekend, I wrote a brief post about voting as an intentional, perhaps magical act, at the Pagan Activist blog.  My in-laws were in town and we’re battening down the hatches in light of Hurricane Sandy’s imminent arrival, too, so time was at a premium for me.

In other words, I’m taking the easier road this week and simply cross posting from that blog to this one:

We live in a pretty freaking awesome country.  Sure, it has its problems, not a …

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Celebration of the Divine Feminine

(Here’s a short report on the Celebration of the Divine Feminine and Religious Freedom. I apologize for the delay. I was sick yesterday and am extremely busy today and tomorrow; I’ll get pictures up as soon as I can. – Lit)

Katrina Messenger and Caroline Kenner led a beautiful ritual on Sunday. After everyone’s attention was centered with the ringing of a singing bowl, Caroline opened the event, and Katrina spoke about how important it was to honor the legacy of the Queen of Heaven. Since …

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Isaac Bonewits and honoring Liberty

Isaac Bonewits had a deep commitment to the principles of pluralism, democracy, freedom, and liberty, as evidenced by his many efforts and writings on these topics. I’ve collected links to some of those resources available online which people involved in the Hail Columbia efforts might wish to use.

When the statue of Freedom that stands on top of the Capitol was temporarily brought to ground level for cleaning and restoration, Bonewits led a group that consecrated it to the purpose of promoting the ideals which it …

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A Charm for Religious Liberty

A Charm for Religious Liberty

By Ian Corrigan

This is a voice of the people, the people of the United States of America.

In the United States, let no god be master, and let all be free.

Let this be the voice of the Wise, for wisdom is my prayer.

In the United States, let no god be master, and let all be free.

Let the wisdom of the founders bring freedom.

In the United States, let no god be master, and let all be free.

Let the freedom in our spirits be …

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Spirit of Aloha Ritual

This ritual is shared by kind permission of Ka Wahine Ahi. Between now and the beginning of October, Hail Columbia will be collecting resources to honor Columbia and support religious liberty in the US. Since Hawai’i is the first state that DC 40 will be calling on, this is an appropriate way to start!

Spirit of Aloha Ritual for Protection

Do this ritual every night from 10/1/11 – 11/12/11.  Allow the candles to burn for as long as you’d like.

Ritual items:   black 3-wick candle
red pillar candle
pink pillar …

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DC40 Writes: “The point is our intent. Intent is a force.”

The latest announcement from leaders of the DC40 initiative makes it clear that they want to try to use focused intent to create change – what most Pagans would describe as magic. As part of their effort to affect “the spiritual atmosphere” over DC, they now ask followers to use mobile devices to “release the frequency of oxygen” by using an app to play the sound of a ringing bell every hour.

James Nesbit, one of the people maintaining the email list for people who want …

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