Heathen at HeartThe Power of Community
To steal a line from John Halstead, "internet Heathenry is not Heathenry". So what do our local communities do for us that is so different from the internet culture?
AgoraThe Lady’s Quill: Walls and Doors
Walls are being built high and strong in the Pagan community as our component parts struggle to establish their distinct identities. Will our Pagan village have room for everyone who wants to live in it?
The Zen PaganYou Can Start Again
If there's something that you wanted to do in the past but never did -- it's not too late. If you quit something and regret it -- you can start again.
AgoraWitch on Fire: She Who is Without Oddness, Cast the First Stone
Then dawn breaks, and patterns form, the map of the universe unfolds before you, and it isn't even a car you've been driving all along, but a tardis from Dr. Who, rendering time and space fluid and luminous. You can go anywhere you want to go, but you're on a one-way trip, never able to go home again. Try putting THAT white rabbit back into the hat. In my world “normal” is spectacular; “natural” will blow your mind. Who am I to question what you are perceiving? She who is without oddness, cast the first stone!
AgoraWitches at a Pentecostal Church - Sensing the Energy
This is the second part of a three part series on what happened when my coven visited a “spirit-filled” Christian church. In the first part I wrote about what prompted us to visit... [Read More]
Energy MagicJosh Duggar: Why He Is Relevant to Pagans
This week, several articles on Josh Duggar popped up on my Patheos feed as news of his marital unfaithfulness spread across the interwebs. Not on Patheos Pagan, mind you,... [Read More]
Raise the HornsDeities Matter
A friend of mine sent me his working script for Mabon Halig the other day and I haven’t been able to get it out of my mind since. The ritual its self I found quite lovely, and if... [Read More]
The Allergic PaganIf It Doesn’t Help Me Save This World, I Don’t Want Your Polytheist Revolution
[A note to readers: Eilidh Nic Sidheag wrote this in a comment below: "I can't answer for John [Beckett], but for me, “putting the gods first” is a bit like “putting self-care... [Read More]
Born Again WitchA Witch’s Guide to IKEA Furniture Assembly
Let there be reverence and mirth, says the Charge of the Goddess. Sadly, assembling IKEA furniture is an enterprise that affords me neither. Recently I had the misfortune of having... [Read More]