If you havenâ€™t heard about this amazing book yet, please check out the description, excerpt, or myÂ previous blog posts about it. For now I just want to invite everyone whoâ€™s ordered the book, bought the book, borrowed the book, read the book, or added the book to their wishlist, to join the conversation that Bronwen [...]
Today is the first ever International Pagan Coming Out Day. Some people are all for it, others have difficulties with it. What are your thoughts on Pagan Coming Out Day? Are you more or less likely to come out because of this drive? What are your concerns about coming out if you havenâ€™t? And if you have, what were the rewards and the difficulties?
Witches and Wiccans around the Northern Hemisphere are gearing up for Beltane, or May Day, this coming Sunday. Falling on Beltane Eve is a holiday calledÂ Walpurgis Night, which has long been regarded as the time witches would gather on a rocky mountain in Germany known as the Brocken. While Walpurgis and Beltane have similar timing [...]
In honor of Earth Day this Friday, this week our Llewellyn blogs will be dedicated to environmental issues small and large. Watch for discussions on our facebook page as well! For today, Iâ€™d like to start out by talking about cleaning up our environments, one step at a time. So the other weekend as part [...]
It is with great sadness that I write these wordsâ€¦ author Bronwen Forbes died on the night of April 10th, 2011 from a heart attack. She was undergoing chemotherapy for inflammatory breast cancer and it is believed that the chemo drugs were a major contributing factor in her death. She was only 48 and left [...]
Just a quick post today, because I want people to spread the word about this. This weekend I had an amazing time at Paganicon getting together with like-minded people in a safe and educational environment. At times like these I really feel like being Pagan is no big deal; it’s just another spiritual path that [...]
This past weekend we marked Ostara, the vernal equinox â€“ the first day of spring. But it turns out â€“ especially if you live in Minnesota â€“ there can be many definitions of spring. Astrologically speaking, Iâ€™m positive the Sun is in Aries and â€śspringâ€ť is upon us. However, driving to work today in several [...]
If youâ€™re anything like me, sometimes it can beâ€¦ well, inconvenient to go camping. You need tents, coolers, sleeping bags, camping stovesâ€¦and you might even get dirty! Well, for those of us who love nature but also appreciate soft sheets and comfortable beds, there are hotel conventions. Iâ€™ve been to many hotel conventions, all of [...]
Last week, everyone pulled out their 2011 Witchesâ€™ Datebook and started thumbing through it. In the process, some of you have noticed that Llewellyn included a recipe for â€śOstara Rabbit and Baby Vegetablesâ€ť by Elizabeth Barrette in March. Weâ€™ve gotten a few letters from people disgusted by this inclusion, so obviously this has pushed some [...]
What are you looking for in 2011? What books do you think will help your progress, or are you pursuing an interest that does not lend itself to book learning? Are you shifting gears, deciding to read more romance novels, or buckling down to hit the textbooks?