Druid Thoughts: Druid in Revolt

Nimue Brown

The majority of Druids are not easy people to offend. It goes with being a tolerant, generous, warm hearted, open minded lot. I irritate fundamentalists, but that’s okay because I’ve long felt that fundamentalist pagans are a bit embarrassing, so it’s entirely mutual. There are people I set out to offend, though: people I think [Read More...]

Air Force Base Hosts the Largest Weekly Wiccan Service in the World

Rev. Tony Gatlin

Basic Military Training Wicca Faith Group Serves the Faith Needs of Many A small cadre of dedicated volunteers, working under the auspices of the Sacred Well Congregation (an international Wiccan church and fellowship), is quietly leading the largest weekly Wiccan service in the world.  Each week, a volunteer lay leader conducts religious education and services [Read More...]

Druid Thoughts: Of Sex and Druids

William Blake - Adam and Eve

Before I start, let me point out this post is not going to be X-rated. Relationship is at the heart of Druidry. Now, aside from relationship with land, ancestors, spirit and all the other esoteric options out there, this also means we have every encouragement to think about relationships with each other. Generally speaking, paganism [Read More...]

We All Weather These Storms: Pagan Hurricane Relief

T. Thorn Coyle

.“There is Magic in helping others that creates a ripple effect. Each act of service creating ever wider circles of acts of service and compassion. One small act each day is all it takes to change our world.” – Peter Dybing We all weather these storms. Right now, Peter Dybing is helping to move trees [Read More...]

The Worship of Strange Gods

Humanity is capable of many great things.  One of the  things that I place on that list is the ability of humanity to believe.  It is upon our beliefs that we build the foundations of our everyday existence. From the small to the grandiose, everything we do is affected by the simple, constant fact that we believe. Everything we interact [Read More...]

Naturalistic Traditions: All Things November

Halloween Couple, by Cobalt123

What can a naturalist celebrate in November? This post is part of Naturalistic Traditions, a column exploring naturalism in Pagan ways.  This column will cover seasonal celebrations, historical and contemporary movements, and ritual practices. Natural Cycles For places in the northern hemisphere with four seasons, autumn is giving way to the coming winter.  The last [Read More...]

Reclaiming Halloween’s Religious Roots

Hypatia

My contribution to the religion blog at CNN.com: Reclaiming Halloween’s Religious Roots Happy Samhain, everyone! [Read more...]


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