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Pagan Families

A Pagan Thanksgiving

On the autumn equinox, my family practices a ritual of thanksgiving for all the good things in our lives. How does your family spend this holiday?

The Urban Pagan Homestead

Wheel of the Year~Autumn Equinox at the Homestead

"“My Lord, I hear the sounds of the successful Hunt and I feel the rightness of Death. All things, all beings, must leave this life, and their falling is as glorious as their rising.” “Lady, you speak wisdom. Death feeds Life feeds Death, and so it shall always be. Now the days grow short, and there is still much to be done. I look forward to the time when I will rest in your arms.” Jenya writes on the beginning of the end...

Greening the Spirit

Honoring Earth

As we honor Earth at the autumn equinox, we are aware of the fragility of the global agricultural economy that keeps us all alive. Let us remember that small actions become big actions when the actors are many. When the journey is long, it can be hard to begin, so begin with small steps – and just keep going.

Agora/Heathen Woman

Heathen Woman: Honoring Our Ancestors, Part Two

Why should I honor the ancestors I knew personally instead of reaching far back into my heathen ancestry? Why not call on a past hero or even a king? My most recently deceased ancestors knew my flaws and gifts, and I knew theirs. We have a special bond.

Under the Ancient Oaks

History is Inspirational Not Authoritative

Ronald Hutton’s new book Pagan Britain shows how history can provide a framework and inspiration for our own beliefs and practices, but it cannot tell us the One Right and True Way. If history teaches us anything it’s that there is no One Right and True Way.

The Allergic Pagan

What I don’t miss about Christianity (and why this post is not about Star Foster)

The thing that I don't miss about Christianity is ME, the Christian me, the person who I was when I was Christian.

A Witch's Ashram

The Coming Equinox

Preparing for Mabon is a challenge, but one full of gratitude.

Raise the Horns

Christianity: I Don’t Miss It

After a friend reflected on possibly missing Christianity I asked myself the same question. Do I miss it, any of it? Even a little? The quick answer is "not a bit."

Agora/Wyrd Words

Wyrd Words: 1 Year of Wyrd Words!

Wyrd Words has now been running for a solid YEAR, and nobody has put an end to our antics yet. We've covered a pretty wide variety of topics in this column, and it always fascinating to see which articles go viral for inexplicable reasons. In a way, we can learn about ourselves as a community by exploring which topics seem to generate the most interest. Thus, in the spirit of exploration, I present the top 5 articles of the year!

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