Tag Archives: christmas

In the bleak midwinter

It actually looks like winter hereabouts, for a change–a rare and heavy December snowfall from last weekend still covers much of the city, and temperatures have been just above freezing all week. Right now I’m engaging in the first of … Continue reading

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Peace on earth?

To a practicing Christian, especially on the more Catholic end of the spectrum, Christmas as it is now celebrated doesn’t look very religious; it celebrates human greed and anxiety rather than divine and human generosity, and frantically tries to drive … Continue reading

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I invite you to participate…

… in a magical working for the Winter Solstice. This effort comes from writer and mage Jason Augustus Newcomb, author of The New Hermetics and 21st Century Mage.  I have studied and worked with Jason for five years and owe … Continue reading

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There’s only one folksong…

… this morning I spotted it on a Loreena McKennitt Christmas CD.

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