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Raise the Horns

Easter Myths

Easter was not named after Ishtar, and the goddess Eostre wasn't friends with a giant anthropomorphic rabbit. Misinformation abounds at Easter and might be more abundant than chocolate bunnies and jellybeans.

Sermons from the Mound

Consent 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 Place

A 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 Oaks

Heaven Is For Real – A Pagan View

What are we to make of those who say they died and went to heaven – or to hell? Are their experiences proof of Christian doctrines about the afterlife? Heaven Is For Real gives us an opportunity to examine unverified personal gnosis in a different religious context.

Voodoo Universe

Santeria’s Ochosi Come and Live in My House

Ochosi is traditionally in charge of jails and cages. He is a champion of justice. There is a common prayer that roughly translates “Ochosi, come and live in my house, so I don't have to live in yours.”

Daughters of Eve

Surviving 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 Ashram

What is a Witch?

TL;DR? "A witch is a label for someone who has mastered a set of skills and has established communication with the Gods and/or the Dead."

Agora/Wyrd Words

Wyrd 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.

The Mythological Art of J.W. Waterhouse