Category: psychology

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”

PEOPLE PLEASING

I was working 12 hour shifts and doing crystal ball readings on my days off, in a new-age book shop, when James Redfield first published The Celestine Prophecy The proprietor showed me the book and said “This is only for beginners.” I didn’t think… Continue Reading “PEOPLE PLEASING”

MID WINTER

It is Mid Winter here = YULE and Mid Summer  -LITHA –  in the northern hemisphere. The Wheel Of The Year: pagan festivals celebrating the seasons:  solstices and equinoxes. When the Romans and Christianity took over they could not get rid of these festivals:… Continue Reading “MID WINTER”

MOTHE’S DAY MAKES ME CRY

It is MOTHERS DAY in Australia Mother’s day was originally to celebrate the mother goddess When the Romans introduced Christianity they could not get rid of the pagan festivals so every church festival was originally  a pagan festival I do not object to those… Continue Reading “MOTHE’S DAY MAKES ME CRY”

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”

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”

SOCIOPATH OR PSYCHOPATH?

In the 1970 when I studied sociology I became aware of a term “social psychopath”  The stereotype given of a “social psychopath” was a used car salesman Someone without a moral conscience I always presumed the term sociopath was an Americanisation of “social psychopath”… Continue Reading “SOCIOPATH OR PSYCHOPATH?”

NAMASTE MUM

My reason for writing this is twofold: To heal the resentments I have toward my Mother And to highlight the fact that it is not that long ago that women and children had no rights I always loved my Mother but it seemed that… Continue Reading “NAMASTE MUM”

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”

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”