Raise the HornsThe Year in Paganism: 2013
There were victories, arguments, festivals, and everything in between in 2013. Catch up on the biggest news stories of the year, along with some of the best and worst moments in the Pagan Blogosphere. It's the Raise the Horns year in review!
Staff of AsclepiusRooted in the Body, Seeking the Soul at Amazon.com
I'm pleased -- no, thrilled -- to announce that Rooted in the Body, Seeking the Soul: Magic Practitioners Living with Disabilities, Addiction, and Illness is available at Amazon.com!
AgoraRemembering Nelson Mandela: A Reflection by Selena Fox
Let us remember Nelson Mandela and celebrate his life, legacy, and good works which have inspired so many of us. May we take inspiration in carrying on the quest for interfaith understanding and collaboration for freedom, justice, reconciliation, equality, and world peace.
Agora/Seekers and GuidesSeekers and Guides: Wicca and the Lotus-Eaters – Reaching the New Generation of Witches
Is modern Witchcraft on the decline? Or has it merely changed form? The new generation of Witches has different issues from previous generations, and different needs. Sable Aradia offers some observations about the differences, and suggests ways to bridge the gap.
Under the Ancient OaksDreams of a Druid College
Sometimes I dream of a Druid college, a community of Pagan peers. There is no substitute for like minded people working together and talking to each other. When you can’t find that conversation in the physical world, seek it out virtually. It’s not the same, but it’s still helpful.
Voodoo UniverseSpiritual Lessons from Science Fiction: Oh Captain, My Captain….
Rough, rogue and randy we love these leaders. The Science Fiction lessons they teach us are numerous and we are o so willing to learn.
Sermons from the MoundRitual safety
I once attended a ritual where the temple (a basement room) had a polystyrene ceiling, and there was a cauldron of burning methylated spirit, which we danced round. I was very scared when I thought about it afterwards - but I didn't leave the ritual. If you are in an altered state, it is very difficult to make rational judgements. It is not a matter of being gullible or stupid - it is how group dynamics work.
Gateway GoddessTo Alleviate Poverty, Show Compassion
I have always been passionate about food, good food, well-cooked and shared. Having been poor has made me compassionate about it as well.