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May 29, 2013
Druid Thoughts: Pagan Fiction
In fiction, there’s only so far you can push the Pagan magic before you move...
May 28, 2013
The Busy Witch: Learning to Fly
Hovering there over the studio floor, bathed in the golden light from the skylight above,...
May 23, 2013
Loop of Brighid: Private Practices 5 – The Manor of Tara
Turn toward the east again to gaze up at the Sky, the upper realm of...
May 22, 2013
Druid Thoughts: Insanity and Spirituality
Insanity has never been purely a measurement of mental health. It is a measurement of...
May 21, 2013
Making Light: Help me, Joe Campbell, you’re my only hope
Seeing myths as metaphors doesn't mean I believe the gods are just characters in a...
May 20, 2013
Seekers and Guides: A Balm for a Pagan Plague – High Priestess’ Disease (Part 1)
In a two-part series in "Seekers and Guides" at Agora, Sable Aradia discusses a Pagan...
May 17, 2013
Gateway Goddess: Summer Samhain Feels Both Wrong and Right
Memorial Day is a kind of summer Samhain, and it can feel so odd in...
May 15, 2013
Druid Thoughts: The Ethics of Divination
The future is not cast in stone. Just looking at it can change it. Thinking...
May 14, 2013
The Busy Witch: Accidental Magic
With intention, we can manifest amazing things, but sometimes, we find ourselves manifesting things we...
May 13, 2013
Making Light: Hero Worship
In modern Hellenic polytheism, hero worship is part of the whole shebang. The Iliad and...
May 12, 2013
Farewell to Mrs. B, and What’s New at Patheos Pagan (May 2013)
This month, we bid a fond farewell to Mrs. B of Confessions of a Pagan...
May 10, 2013
Pagan Interfaith Work through the Foundation for Religious Diplomacy
Guest post from David Dashifen Kees. The Foundation for Religious Diplomacy is an organization dedicated...
May 09, 2013
Loop of Brighid: Private Practices 4 – The Four Treasures
In the fourth of this series on private practices, we're going to visualize the four...
May 08, 2013
Druid Thoughts: Pick and Mix Paganism
I don’t think any religion has the monopoly on truth. I like Druidry; I choose...
May 03, 2013
Gateway Goddess: Taurus Season – A Celebration of the Sacred Body
It's May. It's Taurus season. The season for celebrating the element of Earth in its...
May 01, 2013
Naturalistic Traditions: Were early hunter-gatherers naturalistic?
Were early hunter-gatherer peoples naturalistic? It is difficult to tell. They were every bit as...
April 30, 2013
The Busy Witch: Making Magic Together
For ten years, I was mostly content to “practice” as a solitary. I say “practice”...
April 29, 2013
Making Light: Profession and Occupation
The first thing I think of when asked about a defining moment in my life...
April 25, 2013
Loop of Brighid: Private Practices 3 – The Three Sisters
In Celtic Christianity, it is said that prayer should be continued “until tears come.” Not...
April 24, 2013
Druid Thoughts: Moments in Druidry
I ran a folk club in my twenties. I sing seasonal material, songs about the...
April 23, 2013
Making Light: Thar-jellybean
It's getting close to Thargelia, but my celebration doesn't look much like the ancient festival...
April 22, 2013
Seekers and Guides: The Merits and Flaws of Self-Guiding
My experience in Witchcraft began as a self-directed solitary for many years, with formal coven...
April 19, 2013
Gateway Goddess: ‘Helpers’ deeds light candles in darkest times
We all have a choice: light a candle, or curse the darkness. I'll reach for...
April 17, 2013
Druid Thoughts: Druid Order FAQs
Druidry is nothing like as orderly as many people seem to assume. It’s not even...
April 16, 2013
The Busy Witch: Creating My Change
When I was reading T. Thorn Coyle’s Make Magic of Your Life, I had an...
April 11, 2013
Loop of Brighid: Private Practices 2 – The Fiery Water
The practice of making pilgrimages to holy wells is so ancient it is probably pre-Celtic...
April 09, 2013
Why We Are Pagans
Patheos hosted a Blogger Challenge for our contributors to explain their religious choices in 200...
April 05, 2013
Gateway Goddess: Seeking God, Found by Goddess (Why I Am Pagan)
When I was a child, I wondered why God had stopped talking to people in...
April 03, 2013
Druid Thoughts: Beyond Novicehood
When you start out as a Pagan, it’s not difficult to find reading material. Then...
April 02, 2013
The Busy Witch: Why I Am A Witch
Patheos is hosting a challenge right now: answer the question “Why I am a...” in...
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