The Witches Next DoorDoing Paganism – Working With Our Ancestors
These powers combined represent all our Ancestors; those of blood and bone, of breath and spirit, of lineage and cause.
Heathen at HeartThe Season of Apples Comes Again
The Goddess Idunn reminds us to harvest hope and happiness as well as the apples that are sacred to Her this autumn.
The Allergic PaganThe Image on this Header is Holy to Me
This is where I write about my spirituality. This is where I write about holy things. And this image is holy to me. Now maybe you can’t appreciate the connections I’ve drawn. I don’t expect you to. But I do expect you to respect the fact that the connection exists for me. It is as real and as holy to me as your relationship to your gods is to you.
Shekhinah CallingCultural Appropriation, Buddhism, and Compassion
It seems to me that, when oppressed peoples claim a thing exists, the compassionate and mindful thing to do is to listen to them.
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]
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]
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]
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]
Daughters of EveAvoiding Appropriation and The Perpetuation of Privilege
“You take a part of a person’s culture that means everything to them, and you make it meaningless. You were the symbols that represent their cultures without actually understanding... [Read More]
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