The Path of She: Our Sovereign Souls

To claim and live from our inner sovereignty is a revolutionary act. We step away from a culture determined to control us from the outside-in, and we step into the inside-out imperatives of our soul. Be bold; dare to live on your own terms, shining outward your unique essence and best gifts to a hungry world waiting for your authentic presence. Read more

The Zen Pagan: The Fire Circle – All Kinds Magic Worked Here

In those discussions and debates — and sometimes heated arguments! — I’m come to the conclusion that the Fire Circle at a large Pagan gathering should welcome and invite as many types of magic as possible. Not necessarily all at once (that could be a bit of a muddle) but allowing them to arise and dissipate in their own natural flow. I call this principle “All Kinds Magic Worked Here”. Read more

Dandelion Seeds: Digging Deep and Reaching High

Combining ancient lore, science, chickens, compost, and a smidge of humor, this is the first post from a new voice for for the earth and us on Agora: Dandelion Seeds. Read more

Letters From Midgard: Grace From Strange Places

Just because I’m not Christian doesn’t mean I can’t appreciate those who are. Read more

Mysteries of the Grail: Seeker, Shaman, and Sovereign – Part 1

The quest for the Grail is the process of moving from the knight, or seeker, into the initiate of the mysteries. But initiation is not enough; to become sovereign, we must take what we’ve learned back out to heal the Wasteland, heal not just our selves but our communities, our land, our world. Very often, the quest for the Grail is catalyzed by difficulties and challenges in our own lives. Read more

Book Review: The Hand on the Mirror by Janis Heaphy Durham

The Hand on the Mirror is a tale of personal change wrought in the aftermath of personal tragedy. We are transported along with the author on her travels–physical, intellectual, and emotional–as she seeks to accept and understand the phenomena that she, and those around her, are experiencing. Read more

The Rantin’ Raven: I Met Bill Schnoebelen and Lived!

A recent article on the channel goes into considerable detail about the infamous Bill Schnoebelen and his book, “Wicca: Satan’s Little White Lie.” I actually met Bill Schoebelen in person, and learned something few other people know for sure: He’s fully aware that he’s lying. So are the people close to him. Read more

Adventures in Wortcunning: The Mind-Manifesting Morning Glory

I had heard about Morning Glory for years. Whispers and rumors ran throughout the circles of my Pagan and back-to-nature friends that the seeds of this garden plant could take you places … outta this world. Read more

Spear of Athena: Fear, What Storms Teach

I was terrified. I remembered a severe storm from my past, and I thought about the horrendous things that happened in other places to other people. What I was experiencing wasn’t what scared me. What scared me was the thought of what I might experience. Read more

Socially Responsible Magic: The Value of Being your own Teacher and Spiritual Authority

I am self-taught because I couldn’t find the answers I was looking for in the authority of other people or, for that matter, the authority of any type of being. I could only find the answers through my own work and through my willingness to invest authority in myself. Read more


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