Socially Responsible Magic: 5 Tips for Becoming a Proactive Leader

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A proactive leader is someone who seeks to anticipate situations and develops appropriate responses before they ever occur. A proactive leader asks how best to serve the community and develops, with the consensus of the community, planned strategies. [Read more...]

Celebrating Heathen Women: Then and Now

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Honoring the dísir (female ancestors) is an important part of modern heathen ritual. What do we know about ancient heathen women, and how can we apply that knowledge to our practice today? [Read more...]

Socially Responsible Magic: What Defines Good Leadership?

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Being a leader is more than simply showing up for a leadership role. What are the key characteristics of a leader? [Read more...]

Socially Responsible Magic: BNPs Aren’t Automatically Elders and Leaders

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Big Name Pagans aren’t automatically elders and leaders. The Pagan community needs to carefully examine BNP leaders to see if they fulfill ethical and other standards. [Read more...]

Socially Responsible Magic: Responsibility and Feet of Clay

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We can’t expect the community to hold us accountable. We must hold ourselves accountable and use that to empower ourselves and our choices. [Read more...]

Heathen Woman: The Concept of Community

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When I am engaging in group dialogue, I do not see a “heathen community” but rather individuals who may be similarly invested in learning about heathenry. Referring to a stranger as “brother” or “sister,” or using “our heathen community” to imply that someone I do not personally know is accountable for me, devalues the meaning of these words [Read more...]

Socially Responsible Magic: Networking as Social Responsibility

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Networking is a form of social responsibility — it’s not just for business. What skills can you learn from networking to connect with others and support them in their work? [Read more...]


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