Category: birds

OLD CRONE

I don’t  believe in karma – but would love it to be so. (people of western cultures interpret karma as reward and punihment and even google “says” this — but when I studied world religions years ago it isnt what karma means?) I do… Continue Reading “OLD CRONE”

HALLOWEEN/MAY DAY

It is Beltane here “Down Under” The sabbats are seasonal: so in the southern hemisphere it is Beltane (MayDay) In the northern hemisphere it is Samhain (Halloween) Beltane was a fertility festival where the villages would come together: This way “in- breeding” – in… Continue Reading “HALLOWEEN/MAY DAY”

VEGAN

This is a reblog — I am so encouraged these day by the number of people who care about other life forms In South Australia in the 1970’s and 80’s vegetarians and vegans were not catered for. There was a cafe on the corner… Continue Reading “VEGAN”

EVERY SPERM IS SACRED

I noticed this was listed as my most popular post? So reposting I believe in respecting people’s religious beliefs but the Right to Life campaigners will cause the extinction of all life on this planet including humans. We make up 99% of the planet’s… Continue Reading “EVERY SPERM IS SACRED”

WICCA

It will soon be mid winter “down under” Yule MISCONCEPTIONS I realize some people still equate witches with evil people who sacrifice animals. Not us! This is the first page of  my Book of Shadows started in 1983 “Eight words the Wiccan Rede fulfil… Continue Reading “WICCA”

CHANGES FOR THE BETTER

I was motivated to re blog this by “news” about a child care subsidy. The younger generation have no idea of the cultural attitude to women, gays or people that were not white despite movies and tv shows that try to portray these attitudes.… Continue Reading “CHANGES FOR THE BETTER”

HALLOWEEN/MAY DAY

It is Samhain/Halloween here in OZ The sabbats are seasonal: so in the southern hemisphere it is Samhain/Halloween In the northern hemisphere it is May Day/Beltane. Beltane was a fertility festival where the villages would come together: This way “in- breeding” – in the… Continue Reading “HALLOWEEN/MAY DAY”

WICCA

MISCONCEPTIONS I realize some people still equate witches with evil people who sacrifice animals. Not us! This is the first page of  my Book of Shadows started in 1983 “Eight words the Wiccan Rede fulfil An it harm NONE Do what thou will” The… Continue Reading “WICCA”

CULTURAL NORMS

Walking this morning I saw someone poisoning weeds. I stopped and chatted for a while (and didn’t preach my “don’t use poisons”). Now the neighbour is chain sawing small bushes. I understand why people poison weeds and cut down trees – they are making… Continue Reading “CULTURAL NORMS”

EASTER WAS A PAGAN FERTILITY FESTIVAL

The Church of Rome adopted all the pagan festivals because the people wouldn’t give them up. Christmas was midwinter: Yule: Easter, spring equinox. A sabbat dedicated to the goddess Eostar. Every church festival was originally a pagan festival. The Wheel of the Year from… Continue Reading “EASTER WAS A PAGAN FERTILITY FESTIVAL”