Pagan Art Community

Werifesteria is a Pagan art community.No matter what path you’re on or how long you’ve been on it, at some point you’ve felt the inspiration to create. Whether painting, weaving, drawing, or your personal grimoire. In the woods of Werifesteria we call pagan crafters and artists of all types to come explore how you express […]

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What’s in a name?

It is known that names can hold power. Names of people, names of places, names of things. This idea of naming children to give them strength and other attributes associated with that name also applies to concepts and ideas. Since humans first learned language we have been naming everything that is important to us. Naming […]

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Liminal Spaces

Welcome to Dark Waters. This is a Liminal Space. What does this mean? “A liminal space is the time between the ‘what was’ and the ‘next.’ It is a place of transition, waiting, and not knowing. Liminal space is where all transformation takes place” -inaliminalspace.orgI always found myself floating across the spectrums of life. Not […]

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Transitions

The discussion topic will be Transitions. We all experience times in our lives when one phase ends and another begins. Sometimes these changes bring pain, and other times they heal us. They can be as simple as starting a new job, or complex as starting down a new spiritual path. Though we all experience these […]

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Weekly Discussion: Mystical Spaces

Week 6 Discussion topic is Mystical Spaces! This could be places in mythology, local legends, fantasy realms in books. Places that have or suggest a magical nature. Week 6 was extended into week 7 because I was a little distracted… with Paganicon! This was my second year attending and I think I loved it even […]

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Weekly Discussion: Mythical Creatures

Recently I’ve been managing a small project… a discussion board in a discord server that I am active in daily. After much thought I’ve decided that I want to start sharing that discussion here. This week’s topic was Mythical Creatures.“What are your favorite mythical creatures and why? What creatures do you want to learn more […]

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Shadow Work

Your shadow self is made of everything you have repressed. Every traumatic memory and feeling of pain. Every fear, every perceived weakness, everything that you’ve convinced yourself is negative. For some it is the most terrifying part of our psyche. But it is not in and of itself negative. We see it that way because […]

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Mother’s Night

Winter was a different world in the past. At the mercy of the forces of nature, our ancestors were driven to find ways to resist the elements while facing their own mortality. Without the knowledge of science we have today, they turned to myths and stories to explain what caused the storms to rage and […]

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Winter, Hygge, and Yule

I know that Yuletide has arrived when the river begins to freeze. And it is this time of year, more than any other, that I feel hygge. Maybe it’s the gentle aroma of peppermint coming from my hot mug. Maybe it’s the soft blanket on my lap as I type this. Maybe it’s the gentle […]

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