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Making Happy Halloween a Sacred Samhain

A witch stirring a cauldron

There are connections between the broader world and paganism all throughout the year, and a big part of that, no doubt, comes from the borrowing of early Pagan festivals by later religious practices (which shall remain nameless).

Even after those religious holidays became increasingly secular, it can help for Pagans and Wiccans to look back on those early festivals, and to look at the world around them, and see the Gods and Goddesses all around. Samhain is a sacred time, set aside for celebrating the gifts of the Gods and Goddesses and preparing for the winter ahead… is what I should say!

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What Is The Difference Between Magick, Paganism, and Wicca?

Differences between magick wicca and paganism

Do you know the difference between Witch Magick, Paganism, and Wicca?

One of the first things I wondered, when I started on this magickal journey, was what the big deal about Wicca was. Of course, I’d heard it so many times. I’d seen people on television who called themselves Wiccan and seemed very silly. I’d seen people who were very smart and called themselves Wiccan, too. But one of the biggest lessons I’ve learned is not to trust portrayals of anything on TV.

Wicca intersects between two related subjects: paganism and magick. And they intersect with each other, as well. But if they’re so similar… what’s the difference between magick, paganism, and Wicca?

Well, let’s start by making the clearest distinction, the one between paganism, and between magick.

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