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Nature’s Path

The Pulse of Autumn

Autumn beats like a pulse through the years, but the blood is always moving and the heart always remains. We feel the contraction in the land around us, the breathing in, the tension of something drawing close.

Shekhinah Calling

You Are Not Enlightened (On Anger, Trauma, and Spiritual Leaders)

Being a spiritual leader doesn't make you enlightened. Your leadership is a service that you're providing to those around you, not a pedestal from which you can look down at them. Your training may give you skills that others haven't obtained for whatever reason, but it doesn't make you better or smarter than them.


The Path of She: Why Does the Goddess Matter?

In our modern sensibilities, God is the fundamental construct for Divinity; the Goddess typically doesn’t even make the list. You may ask yourself: why does this matter? What do we gain from a feminine concept of the Divine?


Happily Heathen: The Positives and Negatives of Dedicating to a Deity

I am dedicated to the Vanic Goddess Freya and consider myself Her daughter. When I first started working for her, I was full of zeal and love for Her and I couldn’t really figure out why everyone did not want to honor Her and devote themselves to Her. Now that I have a solid devotional relationship with Her for a couple of years, however, my rosy cloud has passed. I have to admit that there are also some negatives to being dedicated to a deity.

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