Druid Thoughts: Druidry and Meditation

Meditation need not be stationary, and it need not be tedious, either! It can be a great way of flexing and developing your creativity, as well as a method for developing inner peace and cultivating insight. [Read more…]

The Busy Witch: Honoring the Creative Spark

I realized that as long as I am honoring my heart center with the projects I craft, I am allowed to take pride in my work. In that moment, I started to understand that it’s not arrogant to honor your creative spark and the divinity around you in the same breath. [Read more…]

Seekers and Guides: Initiation and Transformation (Imbolc Special)

Sable Aradia discusses initiation and transformation and invites you to share what you can of your stories in an Imbolc special column. [Read more…]

Loop of Brighid: Clann Bhride

Clann Bhride, also known as the Children of Brighid, is a spiritual path of devotion drawing from old traditions and new inspiration of our patron goddess Brighid. [Read more…]

Naturalistic Traditions: Were the Cynics and Stoics naturalistic?

“Live according to nature.” This was the motto of not one but two ancient Greek traditions: the Cynics and Stoics. Were these traditions naturalistic? After exploring their philosophies and concepts of nature, we’ll have a look at their religious practices to see if they can rightly be counted as ancient Naturalistic Pagans. [Read more…]

Druid Thoughts: Strength in Diversity

Go back ten years or more, and there was a lot of pressure within the Pagan community to present a united front. We weren’t many, and we needed a coherent narrative that people could grasp and be persuaded by. These generalisations built us a place to stand and helped us establish a space for Paganism in this world. [Read more…]

The Best of the Equinox, Vol 3: Sex Magick

Part of the duty of anyone receiving the secret of sex magick is to “make sure as many worthy individuals as possible discover the secret by discerning it themselves.” Thus Crowley, like so many writers of his era, is bound to two diametrically opposed masters: secrecy and evangelism. [Read more…]

Birthing Hereditary Witchcraft: Words Have Power

As witches, neo-pagans, spiritualists, heathens, druids or simply people who believe that we are affected by the unseen as well as the seen, we know words have power. How do we talk to our children about the power of words to perpetuate prejudice? [Read more…]

Heathen Woman: Moving Ahead

Seek Thor in the great oak, Odin in the inner reflection, Freyja in the blooming of the spring flowers, Sif in the joy of a harvest of crops that you’ve grown. It is in mindful and deliberate living that we step out of the history books and create the path that we walk. [Read more…]

Wyrd Words: 10 Pieces of Practical Advice from the Hávamál (Part 2)

More practical advice from the Havamal: How to Party Like a Viking! Remember, the party’s no fun if you can’t remember enough of it to know where you put your pants! [Read more…]


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