Date set for OCLC COG Annual Psychic Fair

The Orange County Local Council of the Covenant of the Goddess (OCLC CoG) is once again hosting their Annual Psychic Fair. The date is set for Saturday, May 20th in Santa Ana, CA. Bring your family and friends to enjoy readings by some of our member readers and healers. Additional information will be posted in …

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Natural Home Remedies for Sore Throat

With so many of our friends under the weather, this post comes at a good time.

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Sore throats are one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor and they tend to affect children the most. A sore throat is usually considered a minor complaint until you have one and every swallow induces pain—pain that may seem unbearable. Unfortunately, the only option is to treat the symptoms and rest until you recover. Fortunately, there are many natural remedies that can soothe a sore throat and there’s a good chance you already have many of them in your home.

Common Sore Throat Causes

There are many potential causes of a sore throat, viruses are the most common. In fact, viruses account for about 95% of sore throats in both adults and children under the age of 5. Other common causes of a sore throat include:

  • Allergies
  • Dry air
  • Pollution
  • Smoking
  • Exposure to people with a sore throat
  • Cold
  • Flu
  • Strep throat (bacterial)
  • Tonsillitis
  • Weak immune system
  • Acid reflux

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Full Moon Eclipse in Leo

Full Moon Lunar Eclipse- 22 degrees in Leo Date: February 10, 2017 Moonbeams- Major shifts in perspective, looking at things from a new angle, following your heart Our hearts and mind will be in sync during this lunar eclipse, as Leo rules the heart and Aquarius rules the mind. The lights of the sun and […] …

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The Witch’s Crown: Sovereignty, Power, and the Faery Tradition

A well-written post with interesting perspective and information about the tradition.

ravenhawks' magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul

THIS ARTICLE WAS WRITTEN BY STORM FAERYWOLF
POSTED UNDER PAGAN

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Among the kaleidoscope of practices and philosophies that shape the diverse form of witchcraft known as Faery, a popular saying arises again and again that describes what very well may be the singular heart of our tradition: “A witch bows to no one.” It is offered as both advice and meditative device, the sentiment being one of claiming and protecting one’s personal power and fully embracing one’s own divine authority.

Training in our tradition is often a lengthy and demanding experience. Not unlike practitioners of a martial art, those who study Faery engage in a rigorous practice of self-reflection and transformation, examining in detail our fears and demons so that we may embrace the power of our shadow to become unhindered by it. Toward this end we may enlist the aid of certain spirits and powers, and may engage in…

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