Medieval Witchcraft P9 In some cases, the priests were genuinely concerned about the souls of the ‘witches’ and burnt them alive for their salvation. The case of Joan of Arc, who was later canonized as Saint Joan is one of the most glittering examples of such acts of papal fanaticism. She was branded as a heretic or a witch and burnt alive on stake.

Medieval Witchcraft P9 In some cases, the priests were genuinely concerned about the souls of the ‘witches’ and burnt them alive for their salvation. The case of Joan of Arc, who was later canonized as Saint Joan is one of the most glittering examples of such acts of papal fanaticism. She was branded as a heretic or a witch and burnt alive on stake.

This is the witch of childhood or so we thought--not so scary by day--but by night she waits in your closet. She's waits by the side of your bed. She waits to climb on top of you so she can ride you into oblivion. We all know the hag. We've all seen her. She's never left us. When you hear that scabble in the darkness just before sleep. She's there. Look, look at the shadow near the mirror moving toward you...

This is the witch of childhood or so we thought--not so scary by day--but by night she waits in your closet. She's waits by the side of your bed. She waits to climb on top of you so she can ride you into oblivion. We all know the hag. We've all seen her. She's never left us. When you hear that scabble in the darkness just before sleep. She's there. Look, look at the shadow near the mirror moving toward you...

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Imbolc/Groundhogs Day! we celebrate the significance of this midway point between winter and spring. Now, the days begin to grow longer and barren trees stir with new life. In a few short weeks, we’ll see all forms of new life emerge

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