OathboundMy Double Life: Secrets, Closets, and Public Witchcraft
It's not so simple as being "in" or "out" of a closet.
John BeckettThe Universe Has No Plan And That’s OK
I don’t think the Universe has a plan, and in any case I can’t relate to a Universe that plans. But I can relate to the Old Gods.
Nature’s PathCommunity vs. Spirituality: Why Does it Feel Like a Battle?
I am part of a Heathen group in my local community that’s been growing, and that’s awesome. But with growth comes some growing pains, and that has been something that’s difficult for me to work through. As our de facto spiritual leader moves on to pursue a different path, a gulf was left, and a [Read More...]
AgoraBirthing Hereditary Witchcraft: Parenting and the Confederate Flag
I am related to Robert E. Lee. My family was wrong. We take down this flag because we know this.
The Allergic PaganWhy I’m Boycotting Lughnasadh
I remember when I was in high school and Indiana changed its license plate to include the phrase “Amber Waves of Grain”. It pissed people off. I mean, really pissed people... [Read More]
AgoraWitches at a Pentecostal Church - Healings and Prophecies
[Author’s note: This is the third and final piece about my coven’s visit to a “spirit-filled” Christian church. In the first part I wrote about what prompted us to visit the... [Read More]
Sermons from the MoundPaganism for Beginners: Magical Names
Words and names have power. In many mythologies, the world came into being at the utterance of a particular word or sound. A magician who knows the true names of things has power... [Read More]
Raise the HornsAmerican Paganisms: Feraferia
The United States has birthed a large number of Modern Paganisms over the last 100 years. One of the most long lasting and interesting is Feraferia, whose origins date back to the... [Read More]
PANTHEONWhat Really Happened to Dolores Umbridge (and Why It Matters)
The Friendly Atheist has already pointed out religious people are geeks. This must mean Pagans are uber-geeks, because we can seamlessly slide from theology into Monty Python and... [Read More]