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Featured Blog Posts – December 2015 Archive (12)

Chancellor's New Year Address - Year 16 Aq. / 2016 AD

Greetings all!



As you know, it has been my custom these many years to begin each new Calendrical Year with a New Year’s Address. Candlemas of this year will mark the thirty-seventh year since Lady Krystel and I became First Priestess and Priest of the Correllian Tradition. That is a long time, and after so long it is no…

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Added by M. Rev. Donald Lewis-Highcorrell on December 31, 2015 at 11:02pm — No Comments

Our Coloring Page today

Our Coloring Page today features the black and white version of the Soul Card from the Tarot of Hekate. This picture can be found in 'Rev. Don's Pagan And Magical Clip Art.' In the image the Soul is likened to the God, born of Goddess. Solar, Lunar, and Terrestrial symbolism is used. The Goddess' costume is used to illustrate Her role as the Nuos or Universal Soul of Life.…

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Added by cori.l.nichols on December 29, 2015 at 7:11pm — No Comments

Isis Crystal

Happy Full Moon!

This evening is a wonderful time to utilize the power of the Isis Quartz Crystal.

The Beautiful Isis calls in the feminine, assisting with Trust & nurturing. Due to the geometric shape of the face which produces the Isis Crystal, this One is wonderful to connect to the Ancient Egyptian culture.

The bottom of the face is horizontal, the 2 lower sides moving upward are even & point outward; the top sides of the faces are also equal but longer,…

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Added by D on December 25, 2015 at 9:20pm — No Comments

Our Coloring Page today

Our Coloring Page today is a piece I did back in the 1980's which can be found in 'Rev. Don's Pagan and Magical Clip Art'. The figure is a fairy, done as a black and white illustration for the magazine 'Seasonal Silver' published by Donna Lyon Rhose. Seasonal Silver came out four times a year and featured articles, artwork, and Donna's wonderful poetry. Back in those days small magazines of this type were one of the primary instruments of communication across the Pagan community, filling a…

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Added by cori.l.nichols on December 18, 2015 at 7:09pm — 1 Comment

Our Coloring Page today

Our Coloring Page today is another older piece taken from 'Rev Don's Pagan and Magical Clip Art'. This piece was done in the 1980s as an illustration for the Wheel of Hekate, the magazine I published in those far-off days. The picture shows an ancient Queen. Her costume is Phoenician but heavily influenced by Egypt, as Phoenician costume was in certain periods.…

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Added by cori.l.nichols on December 16, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Our Coloring Page

Our Coloring Page today is a piece that I did around the time of the Chicago Pagan Leadership Conferences, in the early '90s. The name of the piece is "All is Now" and it represented the idea of integrating the ancient and the modern. The flowery leopards on the altar are modeled on a similar altar at Catal Huyuk, while the Goddess image is the Venus of Willendorf of course. The roses and lilies on the altar represent life and death/Soul.…

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Added by cori.l.nichols on December 14, 2015 at 5:57pm — No Comments

Our Coloring Page today

Our Coloring Page today shows the Goddesses Isis and Nepthys sustaining the Soul of the World, which has arisen like a lotus from the God Kheper or 'Manifestation', Who sits upon the Men sign representing stability and endurance. May the world be sustained and given peace, O Goddesses. This piece is from my first Clip Art Set.…

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Added by cori.l.nichols on December 10, 2015 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Our Coloring Page today

Our Coloring Page today is another from my unpublished but soon to debut Astrological project. This picture represents Neptune. The costume and hair are intended to be evocative of water. Neptune is shown holding a Trident, which of course is the Astrological glyph for Neptune as well as the common symbol of the God.…

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Added by cori.l.nichols on December 9, 2015 at 3:12pm — 1 Comment

Our Coloring Page today is another piece from the unpublished Astrological set of which I have previously posted

Our Coloring Page today is another piece from the unpublished Astrological set of which I have previously posted. Today we have a picture representing the Planet Uranos. Uranos is shown as a young woman standing in a high storm, holding a staff tipped with sigil of Uranos. The staff has been struck by lightening, representing inspiration and disruption of established pattern.…

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Added by cori.l.nichols on December 5, 2015 at 1:37pm — No Comments

My Shrine Website :)

For those of you that have been searching for the Circle of the Lady of Crows website, I apologize but there were some issues with the server I was on previously and I had to find a new server host. I have now settled in on a host site with a new server and started working on my site. I think you will find this site much more user friendly and pleasant to look at!

On the site you will find information about me, about the shrine, and about our activities. You will also find a memoriam…

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Added by Körbl on December 3, 2015 at 10:19pm — No Comments

Our Coloring Page today shows Hipparchia of Maroneia

Our Coloring Page today shows Hipparchia of Maroneia, a leading Cynic philosopher who lived around 325 BC. In the picture Hipparchia is shown with her husband Crates, also a Cynic philosopher. Hipparchia was Thracian, having been born in Maroneia, but she grew up in Athens. Her brother Metrocles was a Cynic philosopher who had studied under Crates of Thebes, the leading Cynic of the day. Impressed with the considerably older Crates, Hipparchia fell in love and decided that she wanted to…

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Added by cori.l.nichols on December 2, 2015 at 6:39pm — No Comments

Our Coloring Page for today shows Livia Drusilla

Our Coloring Page for today shows Livia Drusilla, the wife of Augustus Caesar, the first Emperor of Rome. Livia is often spoken of as the first Empress, although technically that title did not exist at the time. In the great culture clash between the Roman Empire and the Hellenistic world that occurred in the early part of her life, Livia was the opposite number to the Hellenistic Egyptian Queen Cleopatra. Unlike Cleopatra, whose name is still a household world, Livia is much less…

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Added by cori.l.nichols on December 1, 2015 at 4:55pm — No Comments

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