Nature’s PathAwaiting Transition
There are two times of the year when nature seems to pause in her cycle, preparing for another turn of the wheel.
AgoraCauldron, Sword, Spear, & Stone: Becoming the Butterfly – Connecting to the Sacred Feminine
Not all of us feel an innate connection to the sacred feminine. How does our upbrining challenge our connections with deity?
Poisoner's ApothecaryWitch’s Stones and New Age Crystals
Magical practitioners are innately connected to the earth, nature and her energies. Naturally, many magical practitioners incorporate the use of stones and crystals in their practice.
Pagan In ParadiseAn Internal Rebirthing
Working with people experiencing homelessness has had a profound impact in my very being. I am not referencing some sudden epiphany about the nature of the human condition: rather a soul shaping, ground trembling, rebirthing of my humanity. Seeing the corrosive effects of un addressed trauma reduce fellow brothers and sisters to [Read More...]
The Allergic PaganI’m a spy for the Mormon Church
So I have done all the damage I can possibly do to Paganism, and it is time for me to come clean. I am a spy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Let me back up.... [Read More]
Raise the HornsPaganism Has Some Dead Ends
I’ve always found folkish Heathenry to be a completely inane idea. It’s an idea that completely limits deity (only white people can worship Thor), discounts reincarnation,... [Read More]
Hearth Witch Down UnderPagans Really Are an Entitled Bunch
So, I came across a post recently, over on Witches and Pagans, that was seemingly well-intentioned, even if its title was slightly controversial in its seeming sexism. It asked... [Read More]
John BeckettProudly Re-Paganing America
On the same day the Patheos editors put my post Are We Bringing Sin Into Paganism? on the front page, they also featured a post titled The Re-Paganing of America and God’s... [Read More]
Paths Through The ForestsYou Can Be Pagan, Or You Can Be Atheist, But You Can’t Be Both – Or So I’m Told
In my previous article I had talked about my experiences when meeting other Pagans – in how I usually end up not what they assumed through initial contact, and described how my... [Read More]
Between the Shadows
A Modern Traditional Witch
The Lady’s Quill
Hearth Witch Down Under