Welcome to Siobhon's Tavern, a place for n00bs, and oldtimers get to gather. What's your poison?

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Welcome to Siobhon's Tavern, a place for n00bs, and oldtimers get to gather. What's your poison?

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Editat: maig 5, 2011, 2:35pm

Blessed Be! Your hostess is myself, Siobhon. I'm new here to TWoLT so please excuse my presumption, as a n00b, in creating this space.
Let me introduce myself. I discovered LT about a month agoish(?) it's great for cataloging my small library, finding others with similar interests and there-by learning of interesting books I haven't read.
I consider myself Pagan with Catholic leanings. I have a love of ritual (though I haven't done any in years) Shamanism/Spirit Guides, Celtic mythology, Goddesses and so on. I have a special affinity to the Celtic god and goddess Cernunnos and Danu as well as the goddesses Inanna, Guanyin and Mary.
My main Spirit animal is Bear, she is always with me, but I have been visited in dreams by Armadillo and Bat. I'm an introverted Virgo with an extroverted Sagittarius rising. Conflicted? Mmhmm.
Would you please shut the hell up? What?! Ah ain't said nothing but the truth! Have some fun for f***sake!
So...that's me. Tell me about yourself.

Oh, one more thing. My spelling and puctuation sucks (you wouldn't believe how many times I had to look up words to get the spelling right for this post) so please forgive me ahead of time.


maig 5, 2011, 8:06pm

Blessed be! I am new too so I will be presumptuous with you. I have found quite a few book choices through LT. Speaking of similar interests, I like your choices of anthro books. Class books?
I am an academic-eclectic. I like to keep an open mind and I'm always learning. I have been researching Inanna, Cybele, and Athena in specific. The inspiration that they give me I use for kitchen witch activities. My chocolate chips cookies are nothing short of magick ;)
I am an Aries but on the boarder of Taurus. I dont't really see any of it in me but it must show because I have been called out on it by friends. anyway... hi!


maig 7, 2011, 12:26pm

Aquest membre ha estat suspès.

maig 7, 2011, 3:08pm

Hi Violet, pleased to meet you. Yes most of the anthro books I have are class books. I love playing in the kitchen.
You have a few books that look interesting.

maig 7, 2011, 9:47pm

Interestingly enough, in the "Members with your books" section most of my matches are because of gender related books. I guess my combination of books is a bit to eclectic for most. idk

knosha I guess I would be about a level 1 or 2. I like to take it slow because once you reach the level cap at 80 you've pretty much seen it all.

maig 24, 2011, 4:52pm

Aquest membre ha estat suspès.

Editat: maig 25, 2011, 3:48pm

knosha, are you referring to some sort of gaming system of levels?

maig 27, 2011, 8:57am

Don't feed the trolls :-)

maig 27, 2011, 12:17pm

The, er, individual in question has been suspended.

Thanks be to the Gods, also to the LT staff.

maig 27, 2011, 5:50pm

I thought I was trying to be nice, until I saw some replies to my posts in other threads. *shrug* Those kids these days ...

maig 29, 2011, 10:27pm

Somebody had a little too much WoW or something if they associated real life "witches" with some kind of video game. Trolling isn't much of a compliment.. So I'll be nice and pretend that person was drunk. lol

Then again, maybe the "n00b" term gave off that impression? x)

Greetings Siobhon!

I am Ariana. We share an affinity for the same Goddess! (Though, many will argue that Innana and Danu are the same ones...) Your spirit guide sounds charming. Bears are very protective symbols (assuming that's not just her name lol) and they look fluffy enough to hug.

Welcome aboard, I'm glad you found LT. It's a lovely place to store books and keep track of them.

maig 30, 2011, 1:32pm

I, for one, would argue that Inanna and Danu *not* are the same.

Inanna: Queen of Heaven and Earth is a favorite of mine.

*grabs a beer and waits for more discussion*

juny 3, 2011, 4:42pm

I don't know anything about witchcraft, so i suppose that makes me a n00b. I'm fascinated by religion. Can anyone give me an idea of what it means to them, personally, to be part of this?

juny 3, 2011, 7:57pm

I would imagine that most if not all of the people here are referring to Wicca, a 20th century syncretic religion that is loosely based on Margaret Murray's early 20th-century theory that the witches persecuted in the witchhunts were actually members of underground surviving Pagan religions. That has proven not to be so, but the modern religion has been terribly successful nonetheless.

juny 18, 2011, 8:21am

*shrugs casually to the debate of the matter* You're entitled to your opinion. I just remarked on an observation of what I've seen and heard.

*returns back to her weekend, excited about the upcoming Solstice*

juny 20, 2011, 2:13pm

I agree, Danu and Inanna are not the same...but! there are certainly similarities.

juny 20, 2011, 2:55pm

Hi Ariana!

I will argue that while Inanna and Danu have many similarities they are not the same, though I would love to see your arguement for such.
Bear is charming and protective, I call her Bear because she is a mama bear. I believe it is a sign of respect to capitalize your spirit guide, that is why I say my spirit guide is Bear as apposed to "bear"
If I were to give her a name it would be Fulaing.

Thank you for your welcome.
Slainte, Siobhon

jul. 9, 2011, 11:51pm

Hello Slainte...

I believe I see where the issue is here... Based on the continued mentioning of "arguments" ("I will argue that while Inanna and Danu..") it is clear to me that I've set off a few hot heads who's focus is to argue despite my having mentioned (and I quote) "I just remarked on an observation of what I've seen and heard."

Some people believe it, some people don't.

If you think their belief is silly... then.... that's your opinion. You. Are. Entitled. To. That.

I never said I personally believe it. But I don't disrespect or challenge the views of those who do.

In my opinion, debating something like that is like debating the bible and which "denominator" is true and what "the good book" is really saying. It's a wild goose chase and ultimately, it's just a battle of beliefs.

Arguments on "beliefs" are flawed because it can even be argued that no deity exists & that they are merely a product of electrical impulses trying to figure out the world through myths & beliefs. So what difference would it make it a deity is interpreted as another or completely different. Yahweh from the Olde Testiment seems entirely different than Yahweh from the New Testament. (for example...) yet.. some people claim they are both the same deity.

We're all entitled to our musings. No debate here.

jul. 9, 2011, 11:53pm

Lol I almost regret leaving that kind message. Apparently it was like tossing a piece of meat to a bunch of savage wolves ready to tear it to pieces.

Something tells me I'm going to have to mention that making an observation has *nothing* to do with my own personal beliefs. Need I say it again?

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