Under the Ancient OaksPolytheism is the Future
From where I stand, the growing devotion to many Gods is the most important trend in today’s Pagan world. Polytheism isn’t a relic of some primitive past. Polytheism is the future.
Paths Through The ForestsThe Forgotten Gods of Nature
When we think of the gods of nature, we almost always anthropomorphize them. But what of nature deities that have never, and will never, take human form? Who are the gods of the salmon and the slime molds, of pine trees and fig wasps?
Numinous and ConcreteCreating the Outcast: #NJC Ch 4
Instead of treating the formerly incarcerated as outcasts and outlaws, how can we find ways to change our communities and welcome them home?
Voodoo UniverseDivination Space Station RoundUp
I am proud and humbled at the amazing information that has unfolded in this Divination Space Station series, if you missed any of it please take some time to check it out now. One of the things that amazes me about divination is that there is always something more to learn.
Raise the Horns(Un)Wilding Witchcraft
I've always had trouble with the idea of a wild Witchcraft because my Witchcraft is not wild. There's a method to my madness in circle and I tend to think of it as measured and controlled.
Agora/Jewish WitchJewish Witch: Despair, Tikkun Olam, and Rewilding Witchcraft
My job, as a Witch, is to explore my own wildness--to embrace it and understand it and fashion it into a weapon that heals. My job is to embody that deep paradox. My job is to face it without denial, rather than ignore it and thus let it control me.
Daughters of EveThe Dance of Power: navigating privilege and marginalization.
Being a Black Wiccan Woman navigating mostly White spaces has fostered interesting experiences in privilege, power and intersectionality. Those terms are not easily understood even when you have the experience of facing multiple oppressions. Then, I became a shelter worker and I was quickly hit with complexities of privilege, power and authority.
The Urban Pagan HomesteadEverything Out There is In Here Too
All of these things are *out there* and also *in here*. Every problem I see in the world, I see in myself. It’s tempting to turn toward my “personal work” and stare at my bellybutton until I don’t find any of those aspects in me anymore, but meanwhile, the problems go on in the outside world.
The Witching HourNew Arthurian film series: Guy Ritchie, SOA’s Charlie Hunnam…yes, please
Some exciting news this week! Deadline.com announces a new film series about the Arthurian saga helmed by director Guy Ritchie (best known for his debut film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels). But of course the really exciting part of this news is that Charlie Hunnam (Jax on FX's wildly popular show Sons of Anarchy) is being tapped to play King Arthur.