Spear of Athena: Reconstructionism as Methodology, Strengths and Weaknesses

"The Parthenon in Athens" by Steve Swayne - File:O Partenon de Atenas.jpg, originally posted to Flickr as The Parthenon AthensLicensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

The strengths and weaknesses of reconstructionism as a methodology are many and varied, and are things that could be hotly debate by individuals for a while, the views presented are my own as arrived at by introspection and contemplation as well as by interaction with various Hellenists and reconstructionists of other polytheistic faiths. [Read more...]

The Cartomancer: Fixing Blind Spots with Cards

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Cards: They answer questions. Not only that, but they also teach us to be better at asking the really good questions. The questions that map our concerns beyond our fears. [Read more...]

Irish-American Witchcraft: Brón Trogain – Lúnasa By Another Name

Berries, waiting to be offered or eaten / Morgan Daimler

Sharing what we have, which comes from the generosity of the Powers, is a way to show gratitude and also create reciprocity at this time when the things which have been grown since spring are falling to the blade of the harvest. [Read more...]

Seeking the Grail: Beneath the Surface of Faith

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In my own path of spiritual seeking, I frequently reflect on my religion, my spirituality. I think about the mysteries beneath the surface of the world, and about the things that I don’t know…that I can’t know…but that doesn’t stop me from wondering. And I occasionally wonder what drew me to this particular spiritual path in the first place. [Read more...]

The Rantin’ Raven: Celebrating Wildness – a Book Review

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Celebrating Wildness is a unique, exquisite, and profound book. It created in me a sort of homesickness, a wistfulness for the idealist I was – we all were – back when we and the world and the Magic were all young and fresh. [Read more...]

Adventures in Wortcunning: A Starwood Experience

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Drums beating through the days and all along the nights become a tapestry for our dreams. Along its weaving framework of syncopated sound and silence I connected with the Devas of the 600-acre campground called Wisteria, as I slept. Here, I strolled a new and common Slumberland with these nature spirits and the assembled members of our human tribe. Our presence, I sense was most welcome on that etheric plane as we, mud-babies all, danced and deepened our connections with spirit, soul and self. [Read more...]

Juggling Babies

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I love the old legends, and find inspiration in the stories of the gods. However, it’s the VALUES of Heathenry that really mean the most in my every day life. My marriage functions because those are values my wife and I share, if for entirely different reasons. [Read more...]


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