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Under the Ancient Oaks

Earth Day Is Worth Celebrating

We don’t make changes in our lives so we can love the Earth, we love the Earth so we’ll make the changes we need to make.

Star and Snake

The Book of the Law

New blog! Brandy Williams, author of The Woman Magician, explores Thelema as a living tradition. Thelemites are a people of the book. What is the Book of the Law?

A Sense of Place

Wishful Ducklings

There is something here, a notion of human beings living in community with nature; not perfectly achieved, but present. An ambition, or a dream, manifest in typically messy human fashion, with tax issues, ludicrous town controversies, and renegade geese.

The Witching Hour

Every Day is Earth Day

LIVE as if there's a point to it all, as if a healthy lifestyle is actually making a difference not just to yourself, but to your loved ones, and to all humanity. Go outside already! What are you waiting for? Tomorrow?

Daughters of Eve

Everyday Celebration: Happy Earth Day to the Mother and Birthday to the Dad

The miracle of living is something I often think about. It is incredible to think of the mystery behind how we are, who we are, where we are, living here on the planet.

Greening the Spirit

Wicca and the Spiritual Quest

All spiritual traditions recognize that there are times when it appears that the Gods have turned their backs on us. The Divine link that we may have sensed within us and within our rituals disappears. But then, when there seems there is no way forward, something happens -- we go back to the beginning.

Pagan Families

Plant a Tree

Arbor Day is a fun holiday for kids, and as Pagans it's very close to our hearts. Here's a prayer to use while giving offerings to your local tree spirits!

Raise the Horns

Beltane Traditions

Beltane is a holiday rich in tradition, and many of its most cherished traditions can be traced directly back to the pagans of antiquity. Celebrate the start of May with maypoles, Morris Dancers, May Queens, and the Jack in the Green.

The Mythological Art of J.W. Waterhouse