Historically speaking, we went from being Indians to pagans to savages to hostiles to militants to activists to Native Americans. Its five hundred years later and they still cant see us. We are still invisible.— John Trudell
Lust Pagan quotations
All who die by the way, whether by land or by sea, or in battle against the pagans, shall have immediate remission of sins. This I grant them through the power of God with which I am invested.
VOCATUS ATQUE NON VOCATUS DEUS ADERIT.
Think about it: we went into slavery pagans;
we came out Christians. We went into slavery pieces of property; we came out American citizens. We went into slavery with chains clanking about our wrists; we came out with the American ballot in our hands.
The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.
The voice of the Great Spirit is heard in the twittering of birds, the rippling of mighty waters, and the sweet breathing of flowers.
All over the sky a sacred voice is calling your name.
It makes no difference who or what you are, old or young, black or white, pagan, Jew, or Christian, I want to love you all and be loved by you all, and I mean to have your love.
The witches are firm believers in reincarnation, and they say that 'once a witch always a witch.'
I believe it was God's will that we should come back, so that men might know the things that are in the world, since, as we have said in the first chapter of this book, no other man, Christian or Saracen, Mongol or pagan, has explored so much of the world as Messer Marco, son of Messer Niccolo Polo, great and noble citizen of the city of Venice.
A religion without a goddess is halfway to atheism.
A wee child toddling in a wonder world, I prefer to their dogma my excursions into the natural gardens where the voice of the Great Spirit is heard in the twittering of birds, the rippling of mighty waters, and the sweet breathing of flowers. If this is Paganism, then at present, at least, I am a Pagan.
The first time I called myself a 'Witch' was the most magical moment of my life.
... in the end, Goddess is just a word. It simply means the divine in female form.
Christians have oppressed Jews, Moslems, Buddhists, Pagans, and each other throughout their centuries of power, preaching religious intolerance as the word of Jehovah whenever they had the military, political, or economic power to make it stick - and then piously preaching brotherhood, peace, and toleration when they didn't.
Europe has resurrected its pagan gods.
This planet is our home. Our life and hers are interdependent.
Religion is about creation, and for that reason religion should be about the earth.
I haven't been baptised. My dad's not in the church and is not a religious person. My mum is more spiritual - she does Thai-chi and goes to Stonehenge and things like that. I'm proud to be pagan. Finland is not really a religious country. I'm still looking for my god.
Within evangelicalism is a distressing drift toward accepting a Christianity that does not demand a life-changing walk with God. Many evangelicals (today) do not realize that the church has always been an island of righteousness in a sea of paganism, but as a result they turned the world upside-down.
Through the Goddess, we can discover our strength, enlighten our minds, own our bodies, and celebrate our emotions.
I've found a more personal, pagan kind of religion to satisfy the spiritual side of things.
Magic is not a practice. It is a living, breathing web of energy that, with our permission, can encase our every action.
Paganism is the worship of life itself in its supreme mysteries of ecstasy and love.
Yesterday, I was sad, tomorrow i may be sad again, but today i know that i am happy. I want to live on and on, delighting like a pagan in all that is physical; and i know that this one lifetime, however long, cannot satisfy my heart.
Jesus is a mythical figure in the tradition of pagan mythology and almost nothing in all of ancient literature would lead one to believe otherwise. Anyone wanting to believe Jesus lived and walked as a real live human being must do so despite the evidence, not because of it.
All acts of love and pleasure are my rituals
Our generation is lost to the truth of God, to the reality of divine revelation, to the content of God's will, to the power of His redemption, and to the authority of His Word. For this loss it is paying dearly in a swift relapse into paganism.
Although its light is wide and great, the Moon is reflected in a puddle one inch wide. The whole Moon and the entire sky is reflected in one dew drop on the grass.
In varying degrees and and upon different levels all gods and goddesses represent aspects of One God Which is both 'male' and 'female'.
Angels transcend every religion, every philosophy, every creed.
In fact Angels have no religion as we know it... Their existence precedes every religious system that has ever existed on Earth.
With nature's help, humankind can set into creation all that is necessary and life sustaining.
There is no place for grief in a house which serves the Muse.
Call upon the Goddess and God to protect you and teach you the secrets of magic.
Ask stones and plants to reveal their powers - and listen.