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Around 1261, the troubadour Rutebeuf (“Roast Beef”) published an early French miracle play, Le Miracle de Théophile.
Little did he know that he was about to make Wiccan history.
Based on 11th century Christian legend, the play tells the story of Theophilus (“god-lover”) of Adana, who sells his soul to the Devil. The Devil is called up, by a sorcerer named Salatin, with a mysterious chant:
Title: Romancing the Null (The Outlier Prophecies Book One)...
This weekend at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. is the seventh annual Festival in celebration of the Living Earth and the vitality of the Indigenous peoples of the Americas! The events are open to the public. Check out their website at www.nmai.si.edu.
This year the focus is on traditional agricultural practices, which are referred to today by modern people as "sustainability." Indigenous peoples used sustainable agricultural practices for centuries. Another focus of this year's Festival is Indigenous food, including Native Chefs' culinary demonstrations and Indigenous wine tastings. If you have been to the Museum before, or if you live in D.C., you already know that one of the best places to eat in our capitol is at the Mitsitam Cafe in the Indian Museum!...
Last week I attended an opening at a local art gallery.
Someone was handing out zucchini.
No, it wasn't some abstruse performance piece. What it meant was: it's July in Minnesota.
Oh gods, it's that time of year again. Overabundance, thy name is zucchini.
On July 7th, at around 3:30pm, a dear friend passed the veil. After over a year of alternative therapies, the cancer in her would not relent. She chose death with dignity.
Jane and I met when my best friend brought me to Jane's home for a shamanic study group. She practiced shamanism, read tarot, and had converted to Judaism as an adult....
Anthropologists and archaeologists consider the fate of ancient women and children. Chemistry in the depth of space may help explain the origins of life. And a wide variety of new technologies making their debut in 2016 are showcased. It's Earthy Thursday, our weekly segment on science and Earth-related news! All this and more for the Pagan News Beagle!