Born Again Witch9 Alternatives For Thanksgiving Curmudgeons
By the following year I had officially become a vegetarian and a Thanksgiving curmudgeon. So I spent the next decade inventing new ways to celebrate the holiday without turkeys, family feuds, or food comas. Here are some Thanksgiving alternatives that have worked for me.
Raise the HornsRepose-A Ninth Sabbat
Repose is a sort of ninth sabbat, tucked in between Samhain and Yule. It's the quiet moment between two much more hectic sabbats and an acknowledgement of the changing Earth.
John BeckettI’m Thankful For The Pagan Community
As you gobble your turkey and say your prayers of gratitude next Thursday, remember to give thanks for our Pagan community. It’s a difficult community and often a frustrating community, but it’s a good community and I’m glad we’ve got it.
AgoraWitch on Fire: A Thanksgiving Transmutation of Tens
Right on cue, I had what some would call a crises of faith regarding my own material needs. I'm walking the tight rope between a need to pay for the necessities of life and my sacred mission of service. In short, I think about money, or the lack thereof, a lot. Some might think that isn't enlightened enough to admit publicly. I beg to differ.
Raise the Horns(More) Pagan Things Made by Pagans For Pagans
Last year’s Pagan Things Made by Pagans For Pagans broke some sort of record in the Pagan-gifting blogosphere, so it’s time to do it again! Would the world be better off if none of... [Read More]
Voodoo Universe10 Easy Holiday Recipes For Pagans
10 Easy Holiday Recipes for Pagans. Photo by Lilith Dorsey. All rights reserved. Last year when I wrote my popular Pagan Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup, people kept asking what’s... [Read More]
The Allergic PaganWe’re All Appropriating Dead Pagan Cultures
Ba’al Hadad prayer card by G. Palmer for sale on Galina Krasskova’s website I swore I was not going to get involved in the Cultural Appropriation Controversy here at Patheos Pagan.... [Read More]
John BeckettWorshipping Fearsome Gods
This is a Unitarian Universalist Sunday Service I presented twice: to Arlington UU Church on November 8, then to Pathways UU Church today. It’s an adaptation of my workshop at... [Read More]
AgoraThe Morrigan's Peace Prophecy
I had planned something else for today’s blog, but instead I’m going to share this from the Cath Maige Tuired: Excerpt of cover from Pagan Portals – Meeting the Great Queen by... [Read More]
Paths Through The ForestsFalling Out Of Christianity, Into Paganism, And Getting Up In Atheism
I was raised in a household that was Pentecostal Christian (an Evangelical form of Christianity), and I grew pretty depressed as I was taught that I was born broken, and that I... [Read More]