ArticleHas Pagan Environmentalism Failed? Responses to Climate Change
What does it mean to be Pagan or practice a nature religion in the midst of climate change? Responses by Steven Posch, Diana Paxson, Emma Restall Orr, Vivianne Crowley, Rhyd Wildermuth, Chandra Alexandre, Alison Leigh Lilly, Daniel Foor, more.
Pagan FamiliesJuly Link Round-Up: Body theology, parenting, loss, and the spiritual path
A round-up of resources from around the web on body theology, raising Pagan children, pregnancy loss, and the spiritual life.
The Witching HourShocking and Sad: Rest in Peace, Margot Adler
Margot Adler was author of the important book Drawing Down the Moon, an NPR journalist, and a practicing pagan. I knew her. I respected her. I was happy to have spent time talking and laughing with her. And I am very, very sad she is gone from us.
The Allergic PaganI miss you already Margot
None of the recent deaths of prominent Pagans has struck me so hard as the death of Margot Adler. Here are some reflections on her life, and Margot's own words on what death meant to her.
Raise the HornsLammas Ritual 2014
A Witchy Lammas (Lughnassa) Ritual inspired by medieval harvest customs. Praise to the Goddess of the Field and the Lord of the Grain!
Under the Ancient OaksCo-workers With the Gods
Some believe human consciousness is expanding and we are now ready to receive god-awareness. But history says unveilings are always presented to individuals, never to humanity as a whole. Human progress never rolls in on wheels of inevitability.
Staff of AsclepiusMargot Adler
Drawing Down the Moon, or DDTM as it is fondly called, is hundreds of pages worth of phenomenal social reporting. Margot Adler spent years traveling the US interviewing people in various organizations and leaderless groups who are now considered our Elders. She herself became an elder in her own right.
Agora/Jewish WitchJewish Witch: Finding Asherah
It breaks my heart whenever I hear modern Jews talk about the end of Israelite paganism with relief and back-patting, as if the worship of a beloved goddess were akin to alcoholism or online poker.
A Sense of PlaceBuying Land
Recently I spent a night outside near a plot that I am thinking about making my own. I tried to sleep in my hammock, strung between two trees. It was nice enough. But I didn't get any sleep at all out there. Afterwards, I spoke to a friend of mine about the experience and he asked me what I'd given the land before I settled in for the night. Oh.