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Dirt Heart Witch

Danger and Delight in the Season of Sex

Let's talk about Beltane sexy stuff, the dangers and delights! We might not have ever learned how to approach this kind of energy with thoughtfulness and intent. We might not have felt safe. Here are some tips for taking care of yourself *and* having a most excellent good time!

Oathbound

Ritual Nudity for the Insecure

Skyclad practice is a deal-breaker for many seekers to traditional Wicca. But, regardless of your Craft, working naked is beneficial, especially for those with body issues.

Pagan Families

Celebrate Earth Day Pagan Style!

Earth Day is a fantastic secular holiday; but for us who think of the earth as a spiritual entity, it is a great opportunity for our children to learn about our faith!

Raise the Horns

Jason Reads and Listens (Book and Music Reviews)

Book reviews touching on everything from the evolution of Goddess worship in the modern world, conjuring fairies, and the Loch Ness Monster. Sometimes I'm surprised by my literacy too!

Agora/Wyrd Words

Wyrd Words: Heathen Leadership

We have a glut of ‘priests’ and not enough accountants. So many teachers, and so few administrators. So many brilliant ideas, and almost no financiers.

Sermons from the Mound

Re-Imagining the Hero’s Journey

Not everyone wants to be king. Not everyone wants to end up married and live happily ever after. Let's diversify the Journey.

Under the Ancient Oaks

Prophetic Leadership

If we want people to pay attention to the prophecies we receive and the observations we make, we can’t just say “here’s what’s going to happen.” We also have to say “here’s what we can do with it” and “here’s how it will be better for all of us.”

Agora/Seeking the Grail

Seeking the Grail: Into the Deep Within

I sometimes wonder why I bother leading rituals. Why does religion matter? And then, in ritual, I hear the sound of two hundred people singing a chant together in harmony…feet pounding the ground as we dance. People laughing, weeping. People telling me that the ritual shifted something within them, that they felt the divine, that they spoke to an ancestor, that they released an old pain. That it made their lives better.

Nature's Path

Pagan and UU Theology: Missiology

I am trying to draw circles around Pagan and Unitarian Universalist (UU) Theologies to see where they overlap. I sense that they are in harmony.

Wild Garden

Taking The Plunge

So, you’ve decided that you can afford the risks of being openly Pagan and you still want to enter the world of interfaith work. Where do you go next?

Energy Magic

A Woman’s Beltane Drinking Song

How often is it that we ladies get a drinking song all our own? Not often enough, so back in 1995, I wrote one for you and here it is.

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