Something Wiccan This Way Comes – Part 2 of 2

-Part II(B) of World Religion Series- If you have yet to read Part 1 of Something Wiccan This Way Comes, you can access that post by clicking here. Part 1 discusses the history of Wicca as a religion, as well as explains the major yearly Sabbats. Now, lets dig a little deeper into the waysContinue reading “Something Wiccan This Way Comes – Part 2 of 2”

Something Wiccan This Way Comes – Part 1 of 2

– Part II(A) of World Religion Series – What do you picture when I say the word “witch”? Is it an old woman with a pointed hat riding a flying broomstick? A hunched hag with a nose wart stirring a mysterious bubbling cauldron? Old Hollywood certainly did no favors to the image of witchcraft orContinue reading “Something Wiccan This Way Comes – Part 1 of 2”

Origins of Christian Easter

– Part I of World Religion Series – Yesterday was the Christian holiday of Easter. Many people celebrated Easter by coloring hard boiled eggs, searching for candy-filled plastic eggs supposedly hidden by an egg-laying rabbit, had a large family meal anchored by the consumption of ham, and children were given brightly decorated baskets of chocolates.Continue reading “Origins of Christian Easter”