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 mid 1950's.
AgoraThe Path of She: A Lammas Tale – Lugh and the Miracle of a New Harvest
Lammas is upon us and the God Lugh offers teachings on the renewal of life: the seeds of the new are held within the body of the living; everything you need to transform your life and your world is within you. One cycle ends so another can begin.
Wild GardenDeborah Ann Light: A Life Well Lived
Everyone always wanted to give Deborah their love. She called forth the love in everyone she met. We could never have asked for a better ambassador to the religions of the world. I could never have asked for a more loving and caring friend.
AgoraHappily Heathen: Heathens and Tolerance – Iceland, You Are *Not* Alone
Heathenry is for everyone. The tolerance and hospitality of the Icelandic Asatruar is the norm, not the exception, in the larger Heathen community.
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]
John BeckettLughnasadh – A Solitary Ritual
Holidays and holy days are better with friends and family. But many Pagans maintain solitary practices. Even if you work with a group, sometimes you can’t be with them for one... [Read More]
Between the ShadowsSeekers and Guides: The Purpose of Your Altar Pentacle
“Greenwitch Pentacle” by Sable Aradia. Copyright (c) 2015. All rights reserved. I make and sell altar pentacles at my Etsy store. I started doing this several years ago, even before... [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]
The Allergic PaganBeyond Female Role Models: The Triple Goddess as Nature
The Evolution of the Androcentric Triple Goddess Probably no motif is more ubiquitous in the Neo-Pagan culture than that of the Triple Goddess in her threefold aspects: Maiden,... [Read More]
The Witches Next Door