Sermons from the MoundWiccanate Privilege and Polytheist Wiccans
We should dismantle Wiccanate privilege as soon as possible. Let's have devotional polytheism, liturgical Paganism, *Wiccan* ritual, revived Eleusinian mysteries, Heathen blots, and Druid rituals... And let's not have assumptions about what Pagans believe.
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!
Pagan FamiliesPicture Books for Pagan Families: Spring Equinox
My child came in as I was writing this and, seeing the book’s image on the screen, commented, “Guess what? Earth Mother is the goddess of everything.” I think that about sums it up.
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.
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.
The Allergic PaganA Devotional Practice with the World at its Center
I realized that devotional practice is not limited to deity-centered religion. There can be an earth-centered or nature-centered kind of devotion too. What I needed was to develop a devotional religious practice, not toward gods, but toward the world. I needed to embrace the world as my Beloved, as my waiting lover. The world is that Divine Other I have been seeking who can draw me out of my ego. And I need a religious practice that will affirm, encourage, and sustain this embrace.
A Sense of PlaceWhat We Built From Ruins (Part One)
As the oil ran out and the waters got poisoned, what kind of world did we create? What did we Pagans help build from the ruins?
Agora/Wyrd WordsWyrd Words: 3 “Religious Freedom” Laws That Are Literally The EXACT OPPOSITE of Religious Freedom
The United States has seen a recent rash of “Religious Freedom” bills, with the most noteworthy one being the recent (SB 1062) out of Arizona. Thus, I have set out on a mission to prove that it's not just THIS state that's doing some truly ridiculous things. Indeed, legislators all over the country have been up to some fairly embarrassing shenanigans.