Between the ShadowsSacred Earth & Sovereignty: Pagan Temples and Why They Matter
It seems that I find myself in disagreement with two writers I respect: Jason Mankey, and, to a degree, John Halstead. Their stance certainly appears to be the common consensus; but I believe that Pagan temples are not only a damn fine idea, but that they are important and necessary. These are my reasons.
Voodoo UniverseGrains of Paradise: A Spicy Bit of Magick
Hoodoo folk magick says to place the grains in a piece of red cloth and tie it up with a picture of St. Michael as a Gris-Gris or herbal spell for safety.
Star and SnakeL. Ron Hubbard the Magickian?
L. Ron Hubbard studied magick. How good was he at it?
Daughters of EvePaganism in Full Color
The only thing that is truly colorblind is my love. My love for people has pushed me to explore that I cannot completely understand the experiences of others, but I do understand that others look, feel, think and live differently than I do. Why is this so challenging to understand or for people to extend this courtesy to others?
The Urban Pagan HomesteadOn Water ~ A Poem
I attune to Water Held in flesh And call to Kin in chalice held...
Under the Ancient OaksPaganism – A Guide for the Nonreligious
If the Gods call to you we hope you’ll answer Them. If They don’t, then we hope you’ll respect us as we attempt to live our lives in the way we’re called to live them.
Paths Through the ForestsWordless Wednesday: Fall in Eureka Springs
Fall in Eureka Springs by Natural Images by Sandi Brackeen Would you like to see your nature-inspired photography and other artwork here on Wordless Wednesday? Contact us at pathsthroughtheforests[at]gmail[dot]com with a photo and link of the piece you’d like us to consider.
Agora/Making LightMaking Light: Hephaestos
Bury everything I've made and very little of my industry will survive a thousand years to be studied by archaeologists apart from a little bit of pottery. I'm a textiles person and a painter. But here we have a guy who works with metal and gears who gets it. While that's not my art, I have a very deep appreciation for the minds of makers in all the arts. Athene is software; Hephaestos is hardware. When both function together, they are more than the sum of their parts.
Agora/The Busy WitchThe Busy Witch: Cleansing My Space and Spirit
Now that we’ve passed the spring equinox, I find myself shaking off the stupor of the winter and longing for a little renewal. Here are a few ways I cleanse my space and spirit.
A Sense of PlaceSmall Revolutions in Urban Reclamation
It’s a system that has died, been reborn, is on life support and is completely managed by man, so what am I finding?