Druid Thoughts: Druidry and Poetry

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I’ll start with the assumption that the Druid path is not necessarily familiar to you. Many people have the image of beardy old guys in white robes, as being your standard Druid, perhaps poncing around at Stonehenge. But it’s a far more diverse and interesting tradition than that. It’s also hard to pin down. Druids [Read More...]

Cool Ad on the War on Women

I hope every American gets to see this short but powerful video, maybe several times.  From a Pagan perspective what is happening over the issue of the right wing “war on women” is really important.  It is an attempt to dismiss the importance of the feminine in all its forms except the submissive and obedient [Read More...]

Dear Jasmine: Spell Substitutions

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Dear Jasmine, I am wondering about spell substitutions and how to best do them, especially when I do not have all the items on hand for a working? Thank you, Lovely Dear Lovely, I will warn you in advanced that my advice will probably not be what you were looking for in the way of [Read More...]

I’m Not A Doctor, But I Play One In The Senate

"Boy, it's crazy to think we used to settle questions of paternity by dunking a woman in water until she admitted she made it all up." - Dr. Leo Spaceman, 30 Rock

All across the country right now politicians are legislating health care willy-nilly. From the semi-reasonable to the patently absurd, many of these bills have some seriously twisted and harmful ideas about women’s health. Soraya Chemaly has an excellent post on HuffPo discussing this recent spate of legislation. Doctors have to take an oath to protect [Read More...]

The Contraception Issue Turned Upside-Down Cake

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Hypothetical situation: I work for a Greek polytheist. My boss believes in moderation in all things. My boss refuses to cover any weight-related medical condition through my insurance because they believe it is a result of my immorality. If I was moral according to my boss’ definition, then I would not be overweight. My boss [Read More...]

Dear Jasmine: Can I mix Muslim and Pagan Beliefs?

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Dear Jasmine, I am a Muslim woman and I have recently felt a calling to expand my current faith to be more earth based and in tune with my feminine side, similar to paganism. I would say it’s how connected pagans are to nature that calls me. I want to connect and be in tuned [Read More...]

Building the Magic of the Future

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Star Foster over on the Pantheon blog got me thinking with her two recent articles on  the feasibility of Pagan temples in the modern age.  ( first article : second article ).  Doing something like this would be a considerable undertaking by any group of Pagans in the community. It would also take a transformation [Read More...]


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