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Raise the Horns

Summer Pagan Festivals: A Guide

For many folks the summer sunshine means Pagan Festival Season. Get the inside scoop on many of North America's biggest festivals, all without having to leave your favorite chair.

Sermons from the Mound

Consent Culture 101: Basic Practices and Teaching Games

What is consent culture, and how do we build it? Here are some basic practices that Pagans can use for teaching consent culture to both children and adults.

A Sense of Place

A Light That Never Goes Out…

I became a Pagan 18 years ago on Easter Sunday, and I've a kind priest and a small Episcopal chapel to thank for it.

Under the Ancient Oaks

Where Are You From?

Where are you from? Depending on who’s asking, I may answer McKinney (where I live), Denton (where I go to church and do most of my group practice), Dallas (the nearest major city), or Texas (everyone knows where Texas is).  When a British train conductor asked if I was Canadian, I said “I’m American.” Where [Read More...]

Voodoo Universe

Santeria’s Ochosi Come and Live in My House

Ochosi is traditionally in charge of jails and cages. He is a champion of justice. There is a common prayer that roughly translates “Ochosi, come and live in my house, so I don't have to live in yours.”

Daughters of Eve

Surviving as a Black professional By Cecily Joy Willowe

If you are a Black woman in America, you are bound to deal with many episodes of racism in your professional life. For myself, I often found the subtle racial and gendered microaggressions I faced in the professional world more exhausting than overt racism. It is the teachers who never listen, the bosses who overlook you and the people who just casually suggest that you are less worthy that give me the most mental distress.

A Witch's Ashram

He is not here, He is risen!

  I haven’t celebrated Easter in any meaningful way in a long time. I dislike pastels and cartoon bunnies and cheap chocolate, so the mainstream/commercial parts of this holiday don’t interest me at all. I don’t want to start that with my kids, either. There’s enough sugar and cartoon-y fun in our lives as it [Read More...]

Agora/Wyrd Words

Wyrd Words: Drawing the Line (Revisited)

On Sunday, April 13th, three people were shot and killed in front of the Jewish Community Center of Kansas City. The suspect, 73 year old Frazier Glenn Cross, is an avowed white supremacist, ex KKK leader, and alleged Odinist. A number of groups within the Heathen community have spoken out against this violence. It's time to take a stand.

The Mythological Art of J.W. Waterhouse