Under the Ancient OaksThe Pagan World in 2064
What will Paganism look like in 50 years? What we can build is limited only by our imaginations, but our imaginations are more limited than we like to think. Here’s what the Pagan world in 2064 will look like if things go reasonably well for us.
The Allergic Pagan“A mighty host respond”: Pagan unity through diversity
Is it possible to build a religious community around the idea of celebrating difference? Is it possible that what makes us "Pagan" is not what we have in common, but the ways we are different? Perhaps being "Pagan" means nothing more (and nothing less) than being one those who have gathered around this word, "Pagan", gathered together to celebrate not a single meaning, but to celebrate the diversity of what that word means to us.
Raise the HornsAll About Witch Bottles
Witch bottles have long been used in various magical traditions. Read a little bit about their history and how to make your own!
Voodoo UniverseNot My Goat Head and Other Musings
I practice the religions of Voodoo and Santeria, and I know we will forever be demonized as a meat-eating, leather-wearing bunch of haters, but seriously. I am not advocating the careless disposal of anything, most of all non bio-degradable materials -- but have these people been to Prospect Park? It's not the filthiest, but it has its moments. No one is treating this like a littering issue, they are crying out and pointing fingers.
Agora/The Dance of Pagan RecoveryThe Dance of Pagan Recovery: Pain and Faith in a Wiccan World, by Crystal Blanton (Review)
Crystal Blanton is a counselor, a High Priestess, and an activist at the front lines of social justice issues. This makes her uniquely qualified to write a book about the quest for spiritual meaning through our most difficult life events. Pain and Faith in a Wiccan World is that book.
Sermons from the MoundYour mountain is not my mountain and that’s just fine
Metaphors for religion are tricky things, especially when we try to stretch them and make them work too hard by trying to turn them into analogies. One very popular metaphor for explaining religious diversity is the idea that we are all walking different paths up the same mountain. However, many people are coming to believe (myself included) that we are in fact all walking up different mountains.
A Witch's AshramPagans and Money, part 2
Another look at some of the issues that Pagan communities need to think about in their relationship with money.
Pagan FamiliesSpell for Family Balance
Each person, including both parents, has needs and our family unit is responsible for working together to help each other and to contribute our best to a healthy, well-functioning, happy, harmonious family.