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From the Forum

Curated by Cat Gina Cole

The Green Egg Forum is a lively hotbed of thoughtful discourse, moderated by Cat Gina Cole. In this column, Cat shares some of the most interesting and interactive posts and threads from the forum. Want to get in on the conversation? We would love to have you! Go to: to join.

This week I asked the forum this question: “What do you like or enjoy about being Pagan and the Pagan community in general?”

I truly enjoyed the response and this week I am just going to let the responses speak for themselves.

“I enjoy feeling that energetic connection with everything and everyone. Going out, one immediately recognizes those who are kindred.”

“Being pagan and part of the pagan Community makes me happy. I feel connected to others. I get a sense of joy from witchy and pagan activities, aesthetics and just about everything.”

“It’s a family thing.”

“Often messy but also wonderful”

“So much of my Paganism is relationships and giving thanks. Both are proven to increase happiness.”

“It was and is important to me that I never needed to leave my mind at the door. Questioning and experiencing for myself the power of my path. Not power over others, power with them.”

“The energy. The freedom and the acceptance of one another. Recognizing everyone has their own path and respecting that. The sound of drumming and chanting. Sound baths. The understanding of how energy really works.”

“Incense and fire circles. Rituals.”

“I have been in love with the Pagan community, I love how it brings awe and wonder, and how it all fits together. I have been living it for more than 30 years…and I still am engaged.”

“I love how with just a meeting of minds and energy one can be transported to a different place and time and have an awesome experience.”

“The magic feeling, astrology, nature, being part of a community, bonfires, celebrating nature just a really magical feeling and the history behind tribal beliefs.”

“How on time we all are.”

We all got a good laugh with that last one as we all know about Pagan standard time! What do you like about the Pagan community? Let us know in the comments.

Cat Gina Cole is a Herditary Witch and author of Psychic Skills for Magic and Witchcraft (Llewellyn, 2022). She is the founder of The Coven of the Rising Phoenix and Staff Coordinator for “Green Egg Magazine.” You can reach her at

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