Druid Thoughts: Writing in the Pagan Tribe

Paganism 101

I’ve had the pleasure recently of being involved in a community writing protect. I’m excited by the way in which this breaks down the authority of the lone author and distributes ideas and responsibility across a wider section of the community. [Read more...]

The Dance of Pagan Recovery: Feeling the Feelings

Some rights reserved (CC BY-SA 2.0) by John Levanen

Naked in our rites means being willing to be as we truly are: broken and beautiful and messed up and wise. First, willing to see ourselves, we become willing to let others see us. [Read more...]

Birthing Hereditary Witchcraft: Barbara Walters, Dylan Farrow and Woody Allen


Crabtree discusses the recent public letter written by Dylan Farrow regarding Woody Allen’s alleged abuse of her as a child and the support Allen has received by many, including Barbara Walters. [Read more...]

Heathen Woman: The Reality of Odin

Odin, the All-Father of Nordic gods by Carl Emil Doepler. Image via Wikimedia Commons. Public domain.

In addition to being a war chief and considered king, Odin was also a leader, the harnesser of runes, a spiritual guide, and a traveler. Visualizing Odin as a multi-layered deity is the first step in forming a deeper connection to him. [Read more...]

Wyrd Words: Pointless Arguments (Part 1) – The Polytheism Debate


We could all argue about theology until we’re blue in the face, but in the end we’re only debating a matter of faith, as none of us has any objective evidence with which to support our case. This is a dilemma I like to call “Schrodinger’s God.” Read on for awesome stick figure illustrations. [Read more...]

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...]