to the personal web site of Starweaver, Wiccan
priest, tarot and astrology practitioner, and
dabbler in the visual arts. This site is an
expression of my own personality: sometimes
focused, sometimes fanciful, always fluid. I hope
you find this a place of beauty, wisdom, and
marks the one-year anniversary of Starweaver's
Gems from Earth and Sky. I decided to celebrate
by giving the site a facelift. I hope you like the
new colors and layout. Besides the new look, I'm
allowing myself a little more flexibility about
when the regular features appear and how the
artwork is integrated into the site.
the cool autumn air this season, as the year winds
down toward rest.
Clueless about Paganism
Paganism is a loosely connected set of spiritual
practices, belief systems, and ways of living that
take their inspiration from religions and folkways
of ancient and modern peoples who live in closer
connection with the natural world and its cycles.
This short tutorial is intended to provide some
orientation for those curious about modern
Paganism, as well as newcomers to the world of
Gossip for October, November, and
down-to-earth astrological look at the comings and
goings of the planetary deities in the months
ahead. See what energies will be flowing during the
last months of 2008.
with astrological data.
Wisdom: The Fool
Tarot Wisdom series continues with my personal take
on the meanings and uses of The Fool, perhaps the
most famous of all tarot cards.
the Hearth: Broiled Asparagus, Onions, and
Tomatoes in Balsamic Vinegar
delicious, elegant meal is a light and easy treat
any season of the year. It's one of our favorites
for busy evenings or the end of the
Imaginarium: Olimaci Language
part of creating the imaginary world of Greenhall,
I've devised several different languages. Olimaci
is a Romance language spoken in the eastern lands.
This article contains a sketch of the language,
including pronunciation, a little grammar, and a
small lexicon of words.
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