Wikipedia vs. Pagans [updated]

Agora - Raphael, School of Athens, detail

[UPDATE 5/22-24/13] Qworty, the Wikipedia editor primarily responsible for targeting Pagan articles for deletion (usually with demeaning and bigoted comments on the accompanying Talk pages), has been unmasked on Salon.com as Robert Clark Young, a writer with a years-long history of abuse of Wikipedia policies. His violations include personal vendettas against other artists and using sock puppet [Read More...]

Mourning Patricia Monaghan (1946 – 2012) [updated]

Patricia Monaghan

We are sad to mark the passing of Goddess scholar, poet, author, and women’s spirituality elder Patricia Monaghan, who crossed over this past Sunday, November 11. Monaghan was the author of a number of influential books on Goddess spirituality, as well as the spiritual memoir and travelogue The Red-Haired Girl from the Bog. The Wild Hunt has a lovely [Read More...]

Druid Thoughts: Druid in Revolt

Nimue Brown

The majority of Druids are not easy people to offend. It goes with being a tolerant, generous, warm hearted, open minded lot. I irritate fundamentalists, but that’s okay because I’ve long felt that fundamentalist pagans are a bit embarrassing, so it’s entirely mutual. There are people I set out to offend, though: people I think [Read More...]

Air Force Base Hosts the Largest Weekly Wiccan Service in the World

Rev. Tony Gatlin

Basic Military Training Wicca Faith Group Serves the Faith Needs of Many A small cadre of dedicated volunteers, working under the auspices of the Sacred Well Congregation (an international Wiccan church and fellowship), is quietly leading the largest weekly Wiccan service in the world.  Each week, a volunteer lay leader conducts religious education and services [Read More...]

Druid Thoughts: Of Sex and Druids

William Blake - Adam and Eve

Before I start, let me point out this post is not going to be X-rated. Relationship is at the heart of Druidry. Now, aside from relationship with land, ancestors, spirit and all the other esoteric options out there, this also means we have every encouragement to think about relationships with each other. Generally speaking, paganism [Read More...]

We All Weather These Storms: Pagan Hurricane Relief

T. Thorn Coyle

.“There is Magic in helping others that creates a ripple effect. Each act of service creating ever wider circles of acts of service and compassion. One small act each day is all it takes to change our world.” – Peter Dybing We all weather these storms. Right now, Peter Dybing is helping to move trees [Read More...]

The Worship of Strange Gods

From Grandiloquent Word of the Day

Humanity is capable of many great things.  One of the  things that I place on that list is the ability of humanity to believe.  It is upon our beliefs that we build the foundations of our everyday existence. From the small to the grandiose, everything we do is affected by the simple, constant fact that we believe. Everything we interact [Read More...]


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