How can you survive as a Pagan when you’re the only Witch in your ZIP code and the nearest occult shop or coven is one hundred miles away? Whether you’ve always lived in a small town or recently moved to one, the challenges are the same. This book will give you insightful ideas on how to live happily while remaining true to your spiritual path in a small town.
Based on surveys sent to Pagans in small towns all over the U.S., you’ll learn how people have dealt with issues such as training, community, the Internet, attending festivals, whether to stay in the “broom closet,” dating, raising children, making friends, using local resources, and more.
The Small-Town Pagan’s Survival Guide doesn’t tell you what to do. Rather, by sharing the experiences of others who have been in the exact position you are, it allows you to make your own decisions and choices.
Mabon, of all the Sabbats, does not directly correlate to any known Celtic or Anglo-Saxon holiday. Instead, the harvest that it celebrates honored an entire season of sacred, survival-ensuring work. Mabon's predecessor, Michaelmas, came about as a recognized holy day during harvest season as a means of subverting the Pagan harvest traditions by... read this article