Marcus Aurelius’ birthday

Originally posted on Naturalistic Paganism:
Today is the birthday of Marcus Aurelius.  This Roman emperor (born 121 C.E.) was also a philosopher of Stoicism. This ancient and largely naturalistic philosophy sought serenity within the world of action by concerning oneself only with what was within one’s control: one’s choices. The emperor Marcus Aurelius kept a…

Isis & Magic; Magic & Isis

Originally posted on Isiopolis:
Great of Magic. The Enchantress. Lady of Sacred Magic. What does it mean that Isis bears these (and so many more) titles having to do with magic? What is magic? If you’ve been reading this blog, you already know that “magic” isn’t what the ancient Egyptians would have said. They would…

Delia/Thargelia contest

Originally posted on Beloved in Light:
So even though I have a terrible track record so far of folks participating in contests, I thought maybe that was because I haven’t created the prize way before hand for people to see and feel driven by the want. So this time I have. This was made so…