What are your plans for 2018?

This time of year many people are reviewing their past achievements, and determining their new direction and focus for 2018. What are your plans? Maybe you have a new planner for 2018. What are you going to add to those pristine pages? Reflecting on the direction you want to go and setting goals can help …

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What is Covenant of the Goddess

In this series, we hope to dispel myths about The Covenant of the Goddess (COG) regarding what the organization is about, membership and its costs, and benefits to being a member. One of the first questions we want to address is if COG and their local councils are Facebook organizations. Q. Is the Covenant just …

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Out of the Broom Closet

As Covenant of the Goddess (CoG) wrapped up their annual meeting - Grand Council at Merry Meet - I was reminded about a video that was created in 2016. The Orange County Local Council (OCLC) of the CoG was approached by Nathan Ross and Ryan Cernik, students at Cal Poly California who were producing a …

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Life and bounty; what is your prosperity?

By Janine Nelson Lughnasadh, or Lammas is a celebration of the first harvest. The early harvest of grains, such as wheat, barley and corn, along with fruits and vegetables were cause for celebration. The name Lammas became popular in the early church when those early harvested grains were baked into loaves and offered during mass.  …

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Polish Paganism

Thanks to PolishToledo.com for publishing this information.     Polish Paganism This page from now defunct okana.net. The information is too important to simply allow it to disappear. How I was able to capture Okana's long expired webpages is a mystery and a bit of Polish magic. Related Links: Polish Mythology Slavic Mythology Slavic Neopaganism …

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What would your ribbon color be for May Day?

We've seen the colorful images of children and adults dancing around a May-pole wrapping colorful ribbons with each step. What color would (or did) you choose to add to the variety of color on the May-pole? Green: Nature, fertility, growth, rejuvenation, recovery, healing, harvest and abundance, prosperity, harmony, balance, peace, hope, home, plants and animals. …

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A Plastic Ocean: Documentary looks at workable solutions to plastic pollution

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Candlemas or Imbolc

  According to Witchology.com, Candlemas, or Imbolc, is one of the four principal festivals of the Irish calendar, usually celebrated by the Gaels, other Celtic cultures, and modern Pagans at the beginning of February. Originally dedicated to the goddess Brigid, it was subverted by Christianity as St Brigid's Day. According to the Oxford Dictionary, Candlemas …

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