Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Buzz Coil: May-June 2017

Here are some recent posts from blogs on our blogroll (please note, we don't knowingly list posts in Buzz Coil that have been published previously by the blogger elsewhere or on the same blog):

HecateDemeter: Blogger Hecate’s June 4 post, “The Magical Battle for America 6.24.17,” focuses on Abraham Lincoln and continues Hecate’s weekly series with the goals of affecting present U.S. politics and helping “America build up a library of magical/archetypical tools….” Her June 17 post in this series focuses on the Underground Railroad. Her June 15 post, “This is a Prayer to Ama-no-Uzeme, Baubo, and Silly Old Aunts. This is a Prayer for Resistance” begins:
“This is a prayer to Ama-no-Uzeme. This is a prayer for Resistance.
 "This is a prayer to her sister, Baubo. This is a prayer for Resistance.
 "This is a prayer for the old women who dance naked to make us laugh. This is a prayer for Resistance.”....

Her June 10 post in the Magical Battle series begins with mention of 2 films and then focuses on accessing the help of trees; the June 3 post focuses on 5 magical banners. This extraordinary series has been ongoing for several months.

 Women & Mythology: This organization’s June 16 post announces its “Conference in Las Vegas NV” to the held March 16-18, 2018. Their May 12 post announces and links to “International Transpersonal Conference in Prague” scheduled for September 28-October 1, 2017.

The Retiring Mind: In a June 27 post, Wendy Griffin writes that she is in Seattle attending a workshop about climate change in a group founded by Al Gore. She says that while she is there she plans to post more about the conference.

Annelinde’s World: Annelinde Metzner’s May 25 post is a poem about the feast day of “Sara La Kali,” particularly among the French Romani. The poem address her as:
“Sara, passion of the two great beings,
Sara, lovechild, Magdala and Yeshua”….

Annelinde’s June 2 post is “Homage to Water.” Both posts accompanied by many pics.

Brandy Williams: Brandy Williams' June 4 post tells and interprets the story of “How Zeus Became Wise by Swallowing a Goddess.”

My Village Witch: In a June 12 post, “What I’ll be Doing the Rest of the Year,” Byron Ballard gives us an annotated list of her planned appearances in the U.S.

Works of Literata: Blogger Literata discusses the magical use of three-ring binders in her May 16 post, “The Witch’s Three-Ring Binder.” In her May 4 post, “National Day of Money, Power, and Politics,” she disputes a certain executive order that some claim is about religious liberty.

Broomstick Chronicles: In a June 8 post, “Table to Action Design Workshop,” Aline O’Brien (aka Macha NightMare) writes about what she learned at a recent Marin Interfaith Council monthly clergy meeting.

Pagaian Cosmology: Glenys Livingstone’s June 6 post, “We Are Cosmic Dynamics,” contains a ritual for Winter Solstice celebrated this month in Australia, where she lives.

Hearth Moon Rising’s blog: Hearth Moon’s June 16 post announces the blog’s move to a new url and how to navigate it. Her May 26 post is a review of Max Dashu’s book, Witches and Pagans (which was also reviewed here).
Fellowship of Isis Central: This organization’s June 20 post announces and links to a repost of the “Journey of Solar Alchemy,” a “guided journey” by Fellowship of Isis founder, the late Olivia Robertson.

 Large Goddess/Spiritual Feminist Blogs

Because of the large number and variety of bloggers and posts on these blogs, we are now suggesting that you visit them and select the posts that interest you most.

Pagan Square: This blog of many mostly-Pagan paths is sponsored by BBI Media and includes SageWoman blog posts

The Motherhouse of the Goddess: Blog affiliated with Motherhouse Podcasts and Mystery School.

Feminism and Religion: Many bloggers from many different religions and paths.

The Wild Hunt: Pagan, news-oriented blog that has grown from single blogger to many bloggers.


Monday, June 19, 2017

Glastonbury Goddess Conference 2017

The annual Glastonbury Goddess Conference will be held this year  August 1-August 6 in Glastonbury, England, with fringe events, including concerts and other activities, July 29-31. This year’s theme is Celebrating...“the Great Goddess in all Her many forms, expressions, and colours. She of a million names and faces.” In addition to presentations, workshops, and rituals, the conference will include art exhibits.
Some of the special events are Conference Welcome, Aug. 1, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Opening Ceremony, Aug. 1, 7 p.m.; Lammas Ceremony, Aug. 2, 7:30 p.m.; Goddess Procession through Glasonbury/Avalon Aug. 6, 10 a.m.; Conference Closing, Aug. 6, 4 p.m. 

Just some of the presenters are to include: Marion Brigantia, Katinka Soetens, Dr. Makgathi Mokwena, Lilia Khousnoutdinova, Annine van der Meer, Carolyn Hillyer, Anique Radiant Heart, Dov Ahava, Ka Dineen, Roz Bound, Angie Twydall, Bee Helygen, Miriam Raven, Sadhu, Kathy Jones, Jane Meredith, Brooke Medicine Eagle, and Eline Baath.
For more information about events and presenters,plus how to book and register, see goddessconference.com/2017.

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