Greening the SpiritEquinox Greetings from Spring in the South to Fall in the North
Transplanting Paganism is like transplanting vines, the flavour of the wine that results will be subtly different from that of the root stock in its homeland; but with time and patience the crop will grow and flourish.
AgoraIrish-American Witchcraft: Decorating with Death
We each fashion our own language out of symbols and objects which speaks as loudly as our voices, both to ourselves and to the Gods and spirits, and there is real beauty in that.
Nature’s PathSenses of Autumn, Senses of Home
I begin my seasonal holiday reflections with what is happening outside, inside my house, inside my heart.
The Allergic PaganSize Doesn’t Matter: 5 Pieces of Advice for New Bloggers
My two most popular posts in terms of daily pageviews were a satirical piece that people mistook as fact and a piece about vampires. And two of my three most popular posts in terms over overall pageviews over time were a movie review and a link of dubious provenance to some scanned books. If this was all I had to show for 5 years of writing, I would quit.
John BeckettI Do Believe In Mercury Retrograde! I Do, I Do, I Do!
I’ve never put much stock in astrology. When I was growing up, the Baptist preachers would occasionally tell people not to read the newspaper horoscopes, saying astrology was “of... [Read More]
Poisoner's ApothecaryTraditional Wicca, Traditional Witchcraft, and British Traditional Witchcraft???
The word “Traditional” can lead to a lot of confusion if taken out of context. This is my attempt to shed some light on the discussion. I try to remain as objective as possible 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]
Nature’s PathMabon: Exploring the Autumnal Equinox
Or, What is Mabon and How is it Celebrated? Weathered planks mark a swampy portion of the “Redwing Trail” at the Binghamton University nature preserve. As we traverse the Wheel of... [Read More]
Raise the HornsMabon Outrage (And Why We Love the Autumnal Equinox)
A lot of people don’t like the word Mabon to signify the Autumnal Equinox. I get it, I’m not a fan of it either. I used to not mind it all that much, and even defended it on a... [Read More]
AgoraWhy Stealing Bones Matters - The Aftermath Of Stupid | Outside the Circle | The Agora | Patheos.com
[Manager’s Note: some of the quotations from Christian Day below were updated after publication. We apologize for any confusion and for the original mistakes.] By now, many of... [Read More]
The Allergic Pagan