Birthing Hereditary Witchcraft: Family Coven and The Laws of Magick

Crabtree uses the Laws of Magick to demonstrate how Family Coven is a wealth of untapped possibilities of magickal creation and use. [Read more…]

The Rantin’ Raven: A Wiccan Speaks Out About Cults

Is Wicca a cult? Ask your minister, and he’ll probably say yes. Ask a Wiccan and she’ll certainly say no. Neither one will be lying. [Read more…]

Adventures in Wortcunning: Of Absinthe and Garden Laws

Allow me to introduce to you to the legendary Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) and its distillation: Absinthe. [Read more…]

Wyrd Words: Why I’m tired of Heathenry’s F.U. Debate

Greetings, and welcome back to Wyrd Words. Keeping the Thor in Thursdays, every other week here on Agora! Some of you may have noticed that my blog was curiously silent for the past month. Believe it or not, the reason I didn’t get a single thing posted in February is because I’ve been working on everything [Read More…]

Irish-American Witchcraft: Being Dedicated to the Morrigan – Part 2 – Following Them

Life would be easier if I wasn’t a follower of the Morrigan, that’s for sure, but it would also be far less interesting, and I think less fulfilling. [Read more…]

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…]

Wayfaring Woman: Here Be Dragons – Venturing Beyond the World’s Edge

True North on the compass that guides me is commitment to understanding and supporting the interconnectedness of all beings and all worlds [Read more…]

The Path of She: A Wild-World Love Story

I’d like to share a love story, between a young arbutus tree and me. [Read more…]

Happily Heathen: Offerings for the Gods – Part 3 – The Jotnar

Interested in worshipping, honoring, or learning from the giants of Norse Mythology? Though often controversial, some modern folks have built long-lasting, beneficial relationships with some of the Aesir’s mortal enemies. Would you know more? [Read more…]

The Lady’s Quill: Loki

There is no figure in modern Heathenry and related traditions that is as controversial as Loki. Many hate and fear him, many love him (and many of those still fear him) and many are adamantly, staunchly indifferent to him, a state of things that reflects well our many understandings of Loki Laufeyson. [Read more…]