Voodoo UniverseEasy Psychic Methods For Finding Unknown Ancestors
What happens, however, if you are adopted or otherwise unsure of your ancestral lineage ? What should you do then ?
OathboundHow to Not Ruin Your Training Group: Five Points
Running an outer court is hard. Fortunately, most of the pitfalls are avoidable.
Into the MoundWitchcraft – The Word & The Figure – Pt 1 A short walk through a long time.
‘Witch’ is being tugged at by Neopagan religionists, neogothic occultists, folk-magic charmers and spellbinders and by reconstructionist euro-shamans. Almost anyone who wants to participate in its coolness devises a rationale that allows them to use it. What makes this word so cool, and why do so many types of modern magical practitioners want to own it?
Star and SnakeCultural Appropriation and Theft
Exchange only happens when people are meeting as equals. Who decides what is cultural exchange, what is cultural appropriation, and whether cultural appropriation is theft?
Raise the Horns10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Modern Witchcraft
I am a Witch. I don’t think I match most people’s perceptions of what a Witch is, but I am one none the less. I practice magic, worship many deities, and do my ritual business in... [Read More]
The Zen PaganThere Is No Such Thing as “Cultural Appropriation”
In the past few weeks, two extended discussions about the evils of white folks wearing their hair in dreadlocks have come across my Facebook feed. According to some... [Read More]
John BeckettOur Gods Are Not Safe
Morrigan by Dryad Designs The Anomalous Thracian is right: it’s a damn fine time to be a polytheist. While isolated individuals have been singing hymns to Pan and pouring libations... [Read More]
The Witching HourIt’s October: Get Ready for a Lot of Really Dumb Fashion Articles About Witches
Well, folks, it’s that time of year again. Pumpkin spice lattes, apple picking, wool sweaters, suede boots, black cats, broomsticks, and witches! Every year there seems to be... [Read More]
Alone In Her PresenceCultural Appropriation Is Real, To Deny This Is Racism
WikiMedia One on of my most challenging moments was a few years ago on when fellow Patheos columnist and Immanion author, Crystal Blanton and I got into a rather heated exchange... [Read More]
Between the ShadowsFrom the Shadows: Why Every Pagan Should Care About Cultural Appropriation
(Photo Credit: Arf-Int.net/Gyles Facebook Photo Album) I have a confession to make: sometimes I don’t go on the internet for days at a time. It’s because I write other things, and... [Read More]
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