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I love the old legends, and find inspiration in the stories of the gods. However, it’s the VALUES of Heathenry that really mean the most in my every day life. My marriage functions because those are values my wife and I share, if for entirely different reasons. [Read more...]

Born Again Witch: Witches at a Pentecostal Church – Sensing the Energy

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This is the second part of a three part series on what happened when my coven visited a “spirit-filled” Christian church. In the first part I wrote about what prompted us to visit the church and together with Autumn, who has no background in Christianity, we shared our initial reactions. In this second part Autumn and I compare notes on our experience, how we sensed and saw the flow of energy. We also look at how we both understood the sermon, and how together we were able to make sense of our experiences. [Read more...]

Birthing Hereditary Witchcraft: Indoctrinating Against Indoctrination

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It’s not enough to simply tell your children about other faiths while helping them to only practice your own. If you truly want to protect them from being indoctrinated by others, you have to help them experience the faith of others, too. [Read more...]

Wyrd Words: Viking in the Synagogue

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I know a lot of interfaith couples struggle to find that “balance.” Where should the lines be drawn? At what point are we allowed to say we simply feel uncomfortable with some pressure that our partner’s faith community is placing on us? How can we participate in that part of our partner’s life, without compromising our own beliefs? [Read more...]

The Busy Witch: Finding New Depth in the Darkness

This year, I’ll be pushing myself to make deeper connections with the people who’ve come before me, through both writing and ritual, and instead of only spending a day or two remembering, I’m committing to an entire month of reflection and dialogue. It’s a daunting process, but one I’m really looking forward to. [Read more...]

What’s New on Patheos Pagan (July 2014)

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New blogs and columns at Patheos Pagan! Quaker Pagans, urban Pagan homesteading, Traditional Witchcraft, Zen Paganism, socially responsible magic, queer Pagan issues and radical inclusion, Jewish witchcraft, ecstatic Goddess monism. [Read more...]

Seekers and Guides: Happy Anniversary Patheos!

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Sable Aradia looks back at her Patheos Pagan experience in celebration of Patheos’ 5th Year Anniversary. [Read more...]


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