Author Archives: Walks Within

About Walks Within

High Priestess and founder of Circle of the Sacred Muse, Mary Malinski is also a life coach. You can find more of her writings and guided meditations at http://walkswithin.com

Comox Valley Critical Incident Response Protocol

On September 30th members of local organizations gathered for the Community Witnessing Ceremony for the signing of the Comox Valley Critical Incident Response Protocol. Continue reading

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Back to School

September is almost upon us, and that means back to school. Circle of the Sacred Muse is also heading back to school with our Seeker Class (aka Wicca 101)! Continue reading

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Circle of the Sacred Muse is proud to host Vancouver Island Pagan Pride Day

Vancouver Island Pagan Pride Comes to the Comox Valley On Saturday, August 22nd, Pagans from all over Vancouver Island will come together for the first time at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds Rotary Bowl to celebrate 11 years of Vancouver … Continue reading

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The Importance of a Ritual Team

I had an interesting experience with rituals this weekend. I had two completely different rituals that I was leading within the space of 24 hours. And they really were completely different experiences. The first ritual was on Saturday night, and … Continue reading

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Hey, There’s a Newsletter Out!

It’s been a while since I posted anything here. I’ve been wrapped up in studying at the Wiccan Seminary, teaching at the Wiccan Seminary, and all that other stuff I tend to do. My apologies for not keeping you all … Continue reading

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One Does What One Must

Athena shares her side of Medusa’s story. Continue reading

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Coffee Cauldron Postponed to Tuesday

Just a head’s up that the Campbell River Coffee Cauldron scheduled for this Monday, November 12th will be postponed to Tuesday, November 13th at 7:00 pm. Many of us will be at the Accelerated Wicca training in Duncan, and we don’t want to miss meeting up with you! Continue reading

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No Full Moon Ritual for October

Our ritual team has decided that with two Samhain rituals on October 28th (and the Rocky Horror Picture Show on the 27th!), we will not be holding a Full Moon Ritual in October. We will resume our regular Full Moon … Continue reading

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Prison Chaplaincy in Canada

On Friday, the federal government announced that it would be cancelling the contracts of ALL non-Christian chaplains at federal prisons. Frankly, I am shocked. Continue reading

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Gender Roles and Wicca

Last Saturday, I took on the role of the High Priest for ritual. It was a very different experience for me, and helped expand my view of gender roles in our tradition. Continue reading

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