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Under the Ancient Oaks

The Pyramids of Uxmal

It’s easy – and satisfying – to judge our ancestors by modern standards. Some times they were wrong and we need to acknowledge it. But other times they show us how our lives and our world are less than they could be because we will not do what must be done.

Greening the Spirit

‘Every man and woman is a star’

Every man and woman is a star, and to create a new Paganism we need constellations – individuals in touch with their true and authentic selves and working in harmony with one another, and this we can only begin by creating harmony within ourselves.

A Witch's Ashram

Nothing Replaces Community: Giving Thanks for “IRL” Community

My gratitude extends to the community I live in, both human and other-than-human.

Shekhinah Calling

Would You Catcall the Morrigan?

Catcalling is part of rape culture, and street harassment is a form of violence.

Raise the Horns

Pagan Pilgrimage: The Roman Baths

The Roman Baths are an interesting little piece of history, but the real magic and wonder lies in the temple ruins that once stood nearby. Here the gods of old were worshipped and honored, and when I visited the village of Bath, I could feel them near me, just as they would have been 2000 years ago.

Voodoo Universe

Pagan Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

Giving thanks for those we love, the food on our table, the roof over our heads, and the wonderful people who helped us get to where we are … should be performed everyday. Thanksgiving is a secular holiday, a cultural one really, where we celebrate difference and sharing.

The Urban Pagan Homestead

Thanksgiving and Taking

I am fond of the idea of the gift economy. Not the BUYGIFTS! economy, but the give-gifts economy. It's the offering of a thing or a service with no expectation. There's no real record-keeping and sometimes its hard to tell who is on what side of the transaction. @patheospagan @jenyatbeachy @dirtheartwitch