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Into the Mound

A Beltaine Blessing

This charm is my “repaganization” of a Beltaine Blessing from the Carmina Gadelica. Some other time we’ll talk about the place of rhyme and meter in Gaelic charms. For now, this blessing.

Greening the Spirit

Beltane-The Sleeper Awakes ?

Taking pleasure in the world is Pagan. Paganism is about the here and now, about appreciating what is around us.

Agora/The Zen Pagan

The Zen Pagan: I Don’t Know

Some teachers have called this "don't know" the very heart of Zen. There are many layers to it, but one of the most important is its warning against certainty.


How to Spot a Terrible Coven

Interested in joining a group but nervous about getting scammed or being mistreated? Here's some advice for avoiding problems.

A Witch's Ashram

Procession of the Species

Beltaine is full of magic. But Arts Walk and Procession of the Species weekend in Olympia has its own magic.

Between the Shadows

Seekers and Guides: Maypole Magic

Ever wanted to know how to make and dance a maypole, but were afraid to ask? Here's a how-to guide, along with some maypole music and magick!

Dirt Heart Witch

A Simple Beltane Spell for Healthy Sex

This Beltane is an especially juicy time for some big bang-up workings with the Full Moon lending her blessings! Here is a good simple spell to help us harness the energies of this chaotic and abundant time of year, enhanced by the sweet juju of our Sister Luna, to open us to new ways of feeling.

Sermons from the Mound

A lament

We must turn away from seeing only things And learn to see the sacred in everything We must rise up against the oppressors Without becoming oppressors ourselves

Voodoo Universe

Make A Magickal Protection Window Box

Join us as we make a magickal protection window box using sage, basil, chives and more.

The Allergic Pagan

“It Gets Better”: We need to make it better now!

We are not doing enough and we are not moving fast enough to save these kids. We need to protect our children. We need more proactive about creating safe and loving environments for our kids.

Nature's Path

A Pagan Perspective on Grace

Does the idea of Grace belong in Pagan religions? I certainly think so!