Carla Smith's picture
I am a native North Carolinian and have lived in many areas of the state. I have always followed a Pagan path it seems, but I have actively been practicing for over 15 years. I am a very public Pagan, and proudly wear my Pentagram everyday and everywhere. I follow an eclectic path of Native American/Celtic Shamanistic Paganism. I listen to and talk with the animals and Mother Earth for guidance. An avid student of astrology since the age of twelve, I draw natal charts and interpret them for friends and family. I love working in my garden during my free time – playing in the Mother Earth and talking to the plants. I am a Registered Veterinary Technician and a single mom of 2 grown sons. I currently have a small zoo at home consisting of 3 cats, 4 dogs, 1 bird and 1 very quiet snake. Hobbies when I have time include hiking, camping, reading, making Native American crafts, and astronomy. I enjoy ghost hunting and rock hounding. During quiet times you can find me in front of the TV with a good book, always learning. After I publicly came out as a Pagan in 2000, I began searching for others in my area at the time. My coven became involved with the first PPD in Charlotte in 2002. I was one of the first co-Local Coordinators for the Charlotte NC event - Piedmont PPD. Only 11 people attended the event. The second year in 2003, over 800 people attended. The Charlotte area event hasn't looked back since. I also co-coordinated the Catawba Valley High Country PPD in 2005 (the first year) and 2006. In 2004, I was offered the position of Southern Regional Coordinator for PPD, and I maintained that position until 2011. I was fortunate to be elected to office of Treasurer of National PPD in 2009 and subsequently I was elected Vice President/Membership Coordinator in 2009 as well. I am a firm believer in all the PPD stands for. I took a sabbatical for two years; returning in 2013 when I was re-elected as Vice President.

Groups Carla contributes to

This person hasn't contributed to any groups yet.

Recent site activity

This person hasn't performed any activities on the site yet.


This person isn't following anyone.