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I Am Pagan

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    Alban Elued ! - Blessings on this day, fellow pagans, on the turn of the Autumnal Equinox.... The time of the last harvest and time of completion; of tasks, of goals, of...
    Jazz1Geoff101 Jazz1Geoff101 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 21, 2013

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    What It Means To Me - My home is the trees. I love the feel of being surrounded by living things. I love the way I feel under moon light. I love life. I love living. I've said this...
    mandi420 mandi420 18-21, F Oct 8, 2013

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    I Have Been a Wizard For As Long As I Can Remember - I come from an ancient people who have wandered the earths and heavens. I have studied and used different crafts for many years...
    Matua Matua 26-30, M 21 Responses Feb 10, 2008

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    Council Of Light - I am looking for more information about a "Council of Light." Their declared purpose is to "maintain the balance of power and to govern over the unseen world...
    TheApostle TheApostle 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 5, 2013

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    So Quick Question Please Answer - so i have lately been wondering what the diffrence is between a spirit animal a spirit guide and totem animals are. what kind of meditation...
    benevolenentangel benevolenentangel 16-17, M 2 Responses May 30, 2013

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    Proud Wiccan. - I am a Wiccan, and very proud of it. The hard thing is getting my family to take my path with the Goddess seriously. My mother got me two gifts that contained...
    RayneWolf RayneWolf 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    Why I Am No Longer Catholic - When the skies grew dark, Where didnt he bring light? When I didnt know where to go, Why didnt he guide me? When I fell, Why didnt he catch me...
    thatwasawkward190 thatwasawkward190 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2012

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    I converted from Christianity to Kemeticism and Shinto December of 2012. Although I went to church for almost my entire life, I recently just felt that I could no longer call...
    diogenku diogenku 18-21 Feb 26

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    Idolator? - Pagans, Polytheists, and anyone else who makes use of images in their worship are frequently accused of "worshiping idols" by Christians. They rail against the worship...
    MidsouthGuy MidsouthGuy 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 6, 2013

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    Such A Blessing - I was fortunate enough to find Wicca when I was 19. My parents were extremely cool with it, heck, my Mom even became kind of Pagan herself. My brother and his...
    earthdragon earthdragon 31-35, F 1 Response May 30, 2011

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    I Am Pagan And I Am Proud! - My life only got meaning and fulfillment when I realized I am Pagan. I grew up in a religious family, somewhere between non-denominational Christian...
    PaganPride PaganPride 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 27, 2011

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    Mother's Talk - I have always felt, heard, seen the language of my Mother. She speaks in the only ways she can which is through nature. The birds, animals, trees, signs in the sky...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 6 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    Greetings - I would love to speak with any pagan(s) who understand anything at all about the dream world.
    angangang angangang 18-21, F 11 Responses Aug 22, 2013

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    I Am What I Am - i don't often share my pagan story because it isn't a proud one. it isn't a triumphant, i stepped on this path and never looked back, sort of thing. it's...
    bluros bluros 31-35, F 9 Responses Mar 9, 2008

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    Hypocrisy. - I have been accused numerous times by Muslims and Christians of being hateful and disrespectful of their faiths. I confess I find this puzzling considering the deep...
    deleted deleted 26-30 49 Responses Sep 3, 2012

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    Pagans And Christians Come Together - This Story was posted by OceanWitch on ..www.witchschool.com... on Sunday I had to go to the hospital after suffering a injury to my shoulder...
    MiremebeKamaria MiremebeKamaria 18-21, F 14 Responses Mar 16, 2011

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    Merry Meet - Hello everyone, I'm Heath. I'm 19, I started walking the pagan path when I was about 17, and in the two years since I really haven't been able to practice the way I...
    heathen92 heathen92 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 15, 2012

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    So Thankful - Because of my living situation, I no longer have the large pagan family i used to just a few years back. I miss having that freedom and encouragement and acceptance...
    jhakti jhakti 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2011

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    Discovering Myself and the Pagen Within - My family ties to religion were loose to say the least, but what little we did practice were of the deep southern baptist type. My father...
    tosha tosha 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2007

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    Raised Pagan - Starting To Fully Become Pagan - I was lucky enough to be raised Pagan, even if I grew up for years rather confused about the faith I lived in. My mom thought it...
    spinneret spinneret 16-17 4 Responses Oct 1, 2012

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    I guess I'm not really a Pagan but the ancient religions interest me, I may end up being a Pagan just about the time I hand over coinage to the ferryman.
    Dragonstone Dragonstone 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    Friday To Saturday Night... - Friday to Saturday night I have had multiple people tell me there were 'attacked' spiritually at about the same time. They all tell me they woke up at...
    TheApostle TheApostle 22-25, M Jun 23, 2013

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    Paganism Is Not Nature Worship - There is a general conception that paganism is an "earth-based religion" and that all pagans worship nature. This is not true. Many of you are...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 18, 2013

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    Welcome Fair Weathered Travelers - I am pleased you've brightened my doorstep today. I assume that your interest here is to see, how compatible we might be? Well, fair enough. Take...
    Arcanum Arcanum 41-45, F 7 Responses Jan 18, 2008

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    Someone asked me if they could pray for me. I wanted to say "Sure! And I'll dance naked in the woods for you!" To each their own...
    CursiveEve CursiveEve 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 30

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    A Pagan Revelation ( This Is A Bit Long ) - I was raised as a catholic. But i knew from an early age that i didnt hold the same beliefs as my family and friends. I found to much...
    Messenger121 Messenger121 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 21, 2012

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    Pagan, Polytheists, And "Fundamentalism" - I am a traditional Polytheist. I practice an indigenous Scandinavian religion the focus of and central practice of which is worshiping...
    MidsouthGuy MidsouthGuy 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 15, 2013

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    I Am The Daughter. - I am the daughter of the moon in the sky that shines with a loving brightness I am of the clouds that watch over us I am of the trees that sway in the wind...
    MagickMonster MagickMonster 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2012

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    I wish I got out into nature more. We live in a city, and I love it here. But some days, I really need to walk through the woods. It hurts sometimes that I can't reach them...
    garnet612 garnet612 22-25 3 Responses Jan 14

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    Wicca... - I'm pagan and practice witchcraft, but I'm kind of uncomfortable with Wicca. The idea of the god and the goddess seems binarist to me... and as a trans person, I really...
    jimmypage666 jimmypage666 22-25, M 6 Responses Oct 13, 2013

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    My Problems With Wicca - First off, this story is NOT intended to offend anyone or slander anyone's beliefs, so don't get upset and leave angry comments. I was in Books a Million...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 30, 2012

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    That Real Old Time Religion - I have been a practitioner of a rather ecumenical form of Wicca for 25 years.  I am oriented especially to shamanistic journeying.  I...
    NANSELTAR NANSELTAR 61-65, F 9 Responses May 11, 2008

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    I recently moved with my family to a VERY Catholic country. I am who I am and I haven't denied my religion. However, here it is NOT a wise idea so advertise if you are anything...
    CursiveEve CursiveEve 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I Wish I Knew Any Pagans - I'm in a place that has few non-christian people. It makes me wistful. I talk about the Goddess. I get lectured on how Jesus is my only salvation, and I...
    Ivycreek Ivycreek 46-50, F 6 Responses Oct 13, 2013

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    Coming Out - I've been pagan for almost 10 years and still none of my family knows about it. I get this urge every now and then to tell one of them and I get pretty close but then...
    JennaReiko JennaReiko 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 10, 2013

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    Energy Blackout... - It's 9:26pm... about 15 mins ago so 9:10 EST. A lot of people I know felt super drained almost like a black out. Not everyone felt it, but if you did please...
    TheApostle TheApostle 22-25, M Jun 5, 2013

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    Living In The Land Of Saints As A Pagan - I live in Cornwall, England and this county is known as The Land of the Saints due to the large number of place names here that start...
    saratzuke saratzuke 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 5, 2013

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    okay so the concept of familiar is truly bothering me. some say its a noncorporial entity that you can summon or comes to you, others say its a close pet that comes to you, and...
    benevolenentangel benevolenentangel 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 29

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    So...what Exactly Does Pagan Mean? -   I get asked that a lot. The older I get the harder it is to answer. Ten years ago when I was running the Earth-Based Religion Forum at...
    chovhani chovhani 46-50, F 14 Responses Mar 24, 2008

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    Approaching The Solstice - As the year moves inexorably towards the solstice, soft rain falls gently from grey into greenery, replenishing the earth. Top heavy trees swing branches...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 11, 2013

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    Being A Pagqn - Merry Meet I am still new being a pagan and learning a lot. Have never been happier. Was a christian over for the a long time, was not for me, about a year ago i...
    pagansarah pagansarah 41-45, M 3 Responses May 31, 2013

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    Humble Priestess - When I was in my early to mid twenties I researched other religions and found my home . . . wicca/pagan. I grew up Catholic . . . too many questions . . . not...
    maltesemermaid maltesemermaid 41-45, F 20 Responses Apr 8, 2012

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    Baptized In Paganism - Please do not attempt to convert me to your religion. I am not interested in your concern for my eternal soul. I am most certain that you have enough on your...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 11 Responses May 30, 2011

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    I am admitting it, I am pagan. I believe in multiple gods, deal with it. If anyone has a problem with it, leave a comment.
    HEDinTHEclouds HEDinTHEclouds 13-15, M 3 Responses Jan 6

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    My Story - I was born to a mum and dad in their 40's...mum was a catholic, dad was a Christian. I had a 4 years older sister. Both of us weren't baptised in any faith as, well, my...
    Jazz1Geoff101 Jazz1Geoff101 41-45, M 13 Responses May 9, 2013

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    From Christianity To Wicca - I have been a practicing Wiccan now for 8 years. Though I was raised Christian it never felt right to me.  Too much discrimination going on in the...
    WillRoss WillRoss 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 19, 2013

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    Pagan - I was rasied in a baptist family and belived in that path for the first ten years of my life . Then I started to research other religions and got interested in paganism...
    DeManCoal DeManCoal 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 23, 2012

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    So I Made A Talisman - so I made a pretty awesome looking talisman, and I said a little "incantation" over every article added then put it together. I didn't really look up how to...
    benevolenentangel benevolenentangel 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 13, 2013

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    An Integral Part Of Nature - Greetings and respect to all. Having been raised in a Christian context, and being blessed with an open and enquiring mind, I found that I did not...
    tropicalmike tropicalmike 41-45, M Jun 30, 2013

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    Fairies, Black Dogs, And Ghosts, Oh My - so even when I was little I believed in the stories of wee folk and such which is what eventually led me to paganism. its been difficult...
    benevolenentangel benevolenentangel 16-17, M 1 Response May 12, 2013

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    I have been a Pagan for most of my life, never believing in just one God. I have read about many different religions, but never fitting into just any one. I have chosen a solitary...
    CDAdmirer313 CDAdmirer313 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 25

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    Litha Blessings ! - Blessings one and all on this Summer Solstice..... May the sun give us strength and light in this most beautiful of days.... :-) Geoff xx
    Jazz1Geoff101 Jazz1Geoff101 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 20, 2013

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