Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Patrick Stewart. His widow, Roberta Stewart, and many other Wiccans petitioned and campaigned to get the pentacle officially recognised.
Imbolc. The day is also Brigit's festival, Groundhog Day, and the Catholic feast day of the Purification Of The Vigin/Candlemass. It is usually celebrated on the first or second of February, or when the first signs of spring start to appear.
Gwen Thompson. Gwen Thompson claimed to have been taught the poem as a child by her grandmother, Adrina Porter. People often confuse this with Doreen Valiente's Witches Creed.
Gaia. Gaia is still one of the most worshipped neo-Pagan goddesses. She's most famous as the embodiment of Earth, but she's also the goddess of dreams, motherhood and nature. Her totem animals include bees and snakes, and her sacred fruit is an apple or pomegranate.
Charity, generosity, compassion.. Usually the Six Of Coins represents success and giving.
Three hours. He claims he was told to do this by his wife, Rose, who was channeling a messenger of Horus, the Egyptian god of knowledge. He wrote it over three days, beginning at midday and ending at 1 PM.
Deo non fortuna. Deo non fortuna means "by God, not chance".
"Nihil curo de ista tua stultra superstitone" means "I'm not interested in your religious cult". "Vescere bracis meis" means "eat my shorts" and "raptus regaliter" means "royally screwed."
Moral: it pays to learn Latin.
Elder. "Elder be the lady's tree/ Burn it not or cursed you'll be".