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Raise the Horns

Summer Pagan Festivals: A Guide

For many folks the summer sunshine means Pagan Festival Season. Get the inside scoop on many of North America's biggest festivals, all without having to leave your favorite chair.

Sermons from the Mound

Consent Culture 101: Basic Practices and Teaching Games

What is consent culture, and how do we build it? Here are some basic practices that Pagans can use for teaching consent culture to both children and adults.

A Sense of Place

A Light That Never Goes Out…

I became a Pagan 18 years ago on Easter Sunday, and I've a kind priest and a small Episcopal chapel to thank for it.

Under the Ancient Oaks

Where Are You From?

Where are you from? The question has many answers. The story of humanity is the story of immigrants and refugees, the story of colonists and conquerors. But sometimes when we ask this question – especially when we ask ourselves – we’re not asking about origins and migrations. The questions we’re really asking are “where do you belong?” and “where is home?”

Voodoo Universe

Legba Veve at the Cemetery: Voodoo Takes Action

The following piece of video art offers up the creation of Papa Legba's veve made out of a cornmeal base in a New Orleans Cemetery. This particular ceremony was designed to honor those that we love who have passed, and to heal.

Daughters of Eve

Surviving as a Black professional By Cecily Joy Willowe

If you are a Black woman in America, you are bound to deal with many episodes of racism in your professional life. For myself, I often found the subtle racial and gendered microaggressions I faced in the professional world more exhausting than overt racism. It is the teachers who never listen, the bosses who overlook you and the people who just casually suggest that you are less worthy that give me the most mental distress.

A Witch's Ashram

He is not here, He is risen!

Even though we are not a Christian household and even though Jesus is not my god, I love the power of the resurrection story. In a world in which horrible things happen every day, and some days reading the news (heck, just reading the headlines) can overwhelm me, knowing that love wins, hope springs eternal, and one person fully aligned with the divine can move mountains is a powerful antidote to the weary, cynical and depressing elements in life.

Agora/Wyrd Words

Wyrd Words: Drawing the Line (Revisited)

On Sunday, April 13th, three people were shot and killed in front of the Jewish Community Center of Kansas City. The suspect, 73 year old Frazier Glenn Cross, is an avowed white supremacist, ex KKK leader, and alleged Odinist. A number of groups within the Heathen community have spoken out against this violence. It's time to take a stand.

The Mythological Art of J.W. Waterhouse