Raise the HornsSummer Pagan Festivals: A Guide
For many folks the summer sunshine means Pagan Festival Season. Get the inside scoop on many of North America's biggest festivals, all without having to leave your favorite chair.
Sermons from the MoundConsent Culture 101: Basic Practices and Teaching Games
What is consent culture, and how do we build it? Here are some basic practices that Pagans can use for teaching consent culture to both children and adults.
A Sense of PlaceA Light That Never Goes Out…
I became a Pagan 18 years ago on Easter Sunday, and I've a kind priest and a small Episcopal chapel to thank for it.
Under the Ancient OaksWhere Are You From?
Where are you from? Depending on who’s asking, I may answer McKinney (where I live), Denton (where I go to church and do most of my group practice), Dallas (the nearest major city), or Texas (everyone knows where Texas is). When a British train conductor asked if I was Canadian, I said “I’m American.” Where [Read More...]
Voodoo UniverseLegba Veve at the Cemetery: Voodoo Takes Action
The following piece of video art offers up the creation of Papa Legba's veve made out of a cornmeal base in a New Orleans Cemetery. This particular ceremony was designed to honor those that we love who have passed, and to heal .
Daughters of EveSurviving as a Black professional By Cecily Joy Willowe
If you are a Black woman in America, you are bound to deal with many episodes of racism in your professional life. For myself, I often found the subtle racial and gendered microaggressions I faced in the professional world more exhausting than overt racism. It is the teachers who never listen, the bosses who overlook you and the people who just casually suggest that you are less worthy that give me the most mental distress.
A Witch's AshramHe is not here, He is risen!
I haven’t celebrated Easter in any meaningful way in a long time. I dislike pastels and cartoon bunnies and cheap chocolate, so the mainstream/commercial parts of this holiday don’t interest me at all. I don’t want to start that with my kids, either. There’s enough sugar and cartoon-y fun in our lives as it [Read More...]
Agora/Wyrd WordsWyrd Words: Drawing the Line (Revisited)
On Sunday, April 13th, three people were shot and killed in front of the Jewish Community Center of Kansas City. The suspect, 73 year old Frazier Glenn Cross, is an avowed white supremacist, ex KKK leader, and alleged Odinist. A number of groups within the Heathen community have spoken out against this violence. It's time to take a stand.