Irish-American Witchcraft: Greetings, Patheos Pagan

Some of the books I'm reading right now

My name’s Morgan. I was the sort of kid who talked to fairies and saw ghosts. [Read more...]

Mysteries of the Grail: Seeker, Shaman, and Sovereign – Part 2


The quest for the Grail is the process of moving from the knight, or seeker, into the initiate of the mysteries. But initiation is not enough; to become sovereign, we must take what we’ve learned back out to heal the Wasteland, heal not just our selves but our communities, our land, our world. Very often, the quest for the Grail is catalyzed by difficulties and challenges in our own lives. [Read more...]

Socially Responsible Magic: How Scarcity shows up in Internal Work

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An exploration of how scarcity shows up in internal work and how we need to examine our scarcity mindset in order to understand how scarcity is present in peoples’ lives. [Read more...]

The Busy Witch: The Magic of Asking

Photo by Jen McConnel

There’s a courageous magic that manifests when we can give voice to our desires, and you never know what’s possible until you ask. [Read more...]

Born-Again Witch: Will – the Last Leg of Faith

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“Why are you still a Christian?” he asked. “If what you just said was true, I don’t think I could be a Christian anymore.” [Read more...]

The Path of She: Our Sovereign Souls

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To claim and live from our inner sovereignty is a revolutionary act. We step away from a culture determined to control us from the outside-in, and we step into the inside-out imperatives of our soul. Be bold; dare to live on your own terms, shining outward your unique essence and best gifts to a hungry world waiting for your authentic presence. [Read more...]

The Zen Pagan: The Fire Circle – All Kinds Magic Worked Here

Friday Night Fire Circle at FSG 2014. Photo courtesy Vann Godfrey.

In those discussions and debates — and sometimes heated arguments! — I’m come to the conclusion that the Fire Circle at a large Pagan gathering should welcome and invite as many types of magic as possible. Not necessarily all at once (that could be a bit of a muddle) but allowing them to arise and dissipate in their own natural flow. I call this principle “All Kinds Magic Worked Here”. [Read more...]