Wyrd Words: Pagan Media and Journalism

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The Muninn Messenger is a weekly newsletter that is COMMUNITY RUN. That means it features news, events, editorials, products, and businesses that submitted by readers. Most importantly, we provide this service FOR FREE. [Read more...]

Socially Responsible Magic: Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

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How can donating money to a cause be integrated into a spiritual practice? Taylor Ellwood shares how he combines meditation and donation as a form of sacrifice into his devotions to a particular animal spirit. [Read more...]

Seekers and Guides: A Sticky Subject – Teaching Sex Magick (Part Three)

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Sable continues to examine the ethics of teaching of sex magick and sacred sexuality by addressing festivals and the balance of freedom vs. security. [Read more...]

Alone In Her Presence: On Death – Riding Shakti’s Great Exhale

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Death kindly seems to be stopping everywhere I look these days, in the faces of those whom I adore and care for, and in the hearts and minds of many within the world: death of loved ones, death of relationships, and even the death of nations. Perhaps Earth herself? Whether by choice or happenstance, death is stopping to remind us of Her part in the ebb and flow. Do you resist her invitation? How does the person practicing alone grow from the experience of death? [Read more...]

Queer of Swords: Going Groundclad

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I don’t remember now who coined the term, but we jokingly call the alternative to ritual nudity going groundclad. It works fine for us. We’re an Earth-based religion – why are we so obsessed with being clad by the sky anyway? [Read more...]

Druid Thoughts: Terribly Important Pagans

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Why as Pagans are we so keen to mimic the political structures and power bases of other religions? Why are we so excited by titles, and so keen to pin them to ourselves? [Read more...]

Jewish Witch: Finding Asherah

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It breaks my heart whenever I hear modern Jews talk about the end of Israelite paganism with relief and back-patting, as if the worship of a beloved goddess were akin to alcoholism or online poker. [Read more...]

Birthing Hereditary Witchcraft: Mayan Connection – A Lesson on Important Dreams

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I woke from my dream knowing that something significant had happened, that Divinity had spoken to me. How did I know that, and what did I do about it? [Read more...]

Alone In Her Presence: Earth’s Saving Message

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As I lean into the invitation of Earth’s promise to renew, there is a certainty that now is the hour to commit to Earth with a saving message. I choose to enter covenant with Earth as Mother Goddess and nurture her as the life giver. [Read more...]

Heathen Woman: Stepping Into Ourselves: An Anthology of Writings on Priestesses (Review)

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Both new and experienced spiritual practitioners can find great benefit from these relatable stories exploring the diverse traits that can define a priestess. STEPPING INTO OURSELVES offers readers a personal way of connecting to this sacred role. [Read more...]

Wyrd Words: Pagan Ethics and Odin’s Rites of Hospitality

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The ancient Norse and Germanic tribes had a strong ethic of Hospitality. The concept encompassed personal generosity, reciprocity, and even what we today might term “social justice”. By the end of the Viking Era, Hospitality had become a highly ritualized practice and a core part of the their worldview. Thus it’s little surprise that by the time the Hávamál was written, Odin had a LOT to say about these things! [Read more...]

Druid Thoughts: Has Pagan Environmentalism Failed?

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The idea that we can save the planet with magic is both ludicrous and entirely right. Forget the magic of spells and prayers, though, because that’s not doing it. We need an entirely different kind of magic, and it is the magic of changing ourselves. The more we can do to change ourselves, the more we can help and inspire others to live differently. [Read more...]


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