Hills of the Horizon: Narrative Theology II – The Eye of the Story

We look for stories that speak to important things in our lives. And here is a story about recovery, about disability, and about being holy, embedded in the nuances of a myth. [Read more…]

The Path of She: The Hero’s and the Hera’s Journey

As the seasons turn and darkness descends in the natural realm, the hera’s path beckons you to journey into your inner darkness and the vast mysteries of this world. And though this is a hard path, of trials, sorrows and endings, its rewards are immeasurable. [Read more…]

The Lady’s Quill: Queer and Trans Identities and Pagan Mythology

Trying to shoehorn figures from our mythologies into modern concepts of identity can be harmful and problematic. Why is this, and what can we do about it? [Read more…]

Dandelion Seeds: Gaia, The Gangster Earth Mother

Most of us these days know the name Gaia from James Lovelock’s theory of the same name. Later I will be talking about modern interpretations and thoughts about the earth. For now let us focus on Gaia in her ancient form. [Read more…]

Irish-American Witchcraft: Irish Fairies in America

Some people do see the Gods as anchored in one terrestrial space. Others think the fairies are similarly limited to Ireland and historically Celtic lands. This has not been my experience. [Read more…]

The Rantin’ Raven: The Perfect Couple – Ideal or Illusion?

The Goddess, alone in the universe She had created, felt a need to be companion-ed, mirrored, partnered. So She divided Herself to create that partner, and the God was born…. [Read more…]

The Busy Witch: When the Gods Become Characters – Fiction and Faith

It’s been a really interesting experience writing mythology-based fiction, particularly when it comes to creating characters out of gods and goddesses who may be familiar to me. Although my nonfiction stems very much from a place of personal truth, my fiction is just that: fiction. Still, it can be challenging to craft a character out of a deity. [Read more…]

Syncretic Electric: A Reflection on Mythology

Each of us will come away from mythology with our understandings, and each of us will deploy that mythology in a way that suits us. However, it is important for us to make the effort to allow mythology to speak first to us, before we drown out its unique voice with our own. [Read more…]

Seekers and Guides: The Hero’s Journey (Part 3)

In the conclusion to her series on the Hero’s Journey, Sable Aradia offers tools to make sense of the narrative of our own lives and process grief and trauma. [Read more…]

Seekers and Guides: The Hero’s Journey (Part 1)

The study of the Craft requires us to face our own personal journeys to the Underworld. Sable Aradia explains the Hero’s Journey and how it can apply to our personal myths. [Read more…]