This has pushed so many buttons and caused so much intriguing discussion around here that we feel compelled to share it. What are some of the most annoying things people have said to you about your faith?
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It has occasionally been said in some circles that I have a problem with Christians. It saddens me that some people believe that, because that perception is wrong. I’m not just some random provocateur on the periphery who flings aspersions at people “of faith” to bolster my own sense of superiority.
I have never, and will never, begrudge anyone the joy and peace they feel when they “get religion”. But however much one may wave around their new-found religious texts, insight and zeal, it means nothing until they have at least tried to make peace with the people they wronged before they “got religion”. […]
E. Ray Moore, a Republican lieutenant governor candidate in South Carolina, is calling for all Christian parents to pull their children out of what he calls “godless” and “pagan” public schools.
It’s always fun to sit back and watch the annual brawl over our 2009 post, “Pagans and Saint Patrick’s Day: The Real Meaning of the Holiday”. There is certainly no shortage of opinions on the subject.
While I’m not a fan of “Duck Dynasty”, I’m not a hater. If I disagree with the wit and wisdom of Phil Robertson and the Duck Dynasty clan, it’s not out of ignorance of Biblical principles, but rather out of a disagreement with their perceptions of them.
One of the most vexing questions spiritual seekers encounter concerns the “proper” terminology they should use when referring to The Divine, that supreme being and all around swell guy most commonly referred to as “God”. Many new Wiccans immediately reverse their Christian indoctrination by flipping it.
Ever notice that some colors make you feel a certain way? There’s a reason for that, you know. Colors have certain associations, whether we realize it or not. As such, many magickal traditions call upon those colors in their energy work. Think of it as stacking the deck. You know your intent.
I was asked today if PaganCentric was going to report on the arrest of New York City Councilman Dan Halloran, or if, it was suggested, we might “look the other way” because he’s Pagan. Actually, I wasn’t going to write anything about Dan Halloran initially. It had nothing to do with him being […]
The Goddess Ostara, that old Anglo-Saxon Goddess of Spring, the East, Resurrection, and Rebirth brings a time of the year which is rife with promise. On Easter every year many Pagans find themselves… discomforted. Everywhere you turn there are Christians celebrating the resurrection of their revered mystic and savior, Jesus Christ.
- Pagans and Saint Patrick’s Day: The Real Meaning of the Holiday March 17, 2009
- The Bible and Christmas Trees December 6, 2008
- Brandi Blackbear Was Not Like Everyone Else January 31, 2009
- Shit People Say To Pagans, Neopagans, Wiccans, Witches, etc. July 23, 2014
- It’s Not Christians I Have A Problem With May 7, 2014
- Thoughts On Conversion And Contrition May 2, 2014