The Witches Next DoorLammas – Bread Magic
The celebration of Lammas may reach back into Pagan European Harvest rituals and clearly the word “Lughnasadh” has been traced to much older traditions. It was during the beginning of August that the grain from the fields would start to be harvested. The first bread that was made from the harvest was treated with special [Read More...]
Energy MagicA Lammas Ritual
Looking for a Lammas ritual or new components to add to an existing one? Here is a ceremony to consider.
AgoraThe Cartomancer: Fixing Blind Spots with Cards
Cards: They answer questions. Not only that, but they also teach us to be better at asking the really good questions. The questions that map our concerns beyond our fears.
Quaker Pagan ReflectionsThe Value of a Garden
I love this little patch of ground we live on. And tending its soil and eating its produce feeds something in me, in us, beyond our bellies alone.
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]
Heathen at HeartHeathen Ways to Celebrate the Fall
Photo by Raimond Spekking Creative Commons License Heathen holidays can get pretty confusing. There’s a lot of them, they have several different names in different languages,... [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]
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]
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]
Sermons from the Mound
The Allergic Pagan