The Path of She: A Summer Solstice Meditation – Thou Art Goddess

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The wheel of the year turns and the longest day, the Summer Solstice, is upon us. The powers of life are turned on high, gifting us with a heady display of a natural world in its fully unfurled beauty and overflowing abundance. [Read more...]

The Zen Pagan: The Only God to Whom Jupiter Must Bow

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Boundaries in their role as both endings and beginnings are also on my mind because this will be my last column for Agora. The good news is that this is because The Zen Pagan will soon be its own full-fledged blog here at Patheos Pagan! But this change too is the crossing of a line, a passing of a boundary. The Romans had a god for that: Terminus, the god of boundaries. [Read more...]

Spear of Athena: Whose Sun is it Anyway?

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My eyes dart over the message board, and I’m met with a question: we are aware of many cultures and many gods, so how do we reconcile that with only having one sun? [Read more...]

Social Responsible Magic: My Pagan Values … or just my values?

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A commentary on values and whether they really apply to categories of identification such as paganism. [Read more...]

The Busy Witch: The Magic of Receiving

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If I can’t accept the little blessings along the way, why would the giver expect my response to be anything different if the gift increased in size and value? [Read more...]

Born-Again Witch: Why I Took Witches to a Pentecostal Church (Part 1)

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A few weeks ago I talked a couple of Witches into going to church with me. It wasn’t technically a Pentecostal church, but a charismatic evangelical church. [Read more...]

The Rantin’ Raven: Songs for the Old Religion – Part 1: the Making

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In which Dana recounts the creation of a CD, Songs for the Old Religion. [Read more...]


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