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April 02, 2018
Irish-American Witchcraft: My Beliefs Aren’t Yours – And That’s Okay
My beliefs aren't yours, and that's okay. We don't have to believe all the same...
December 10, 2017
Book of Blackbirds: The Choice
The feeling that our god has chosen us might well be a valid one, but...
November 21, 2017
Irish-American Witchcraft: The Morrigan, Questions and Answers
There's a lot of people who have questions about the Morrigan and I sometimes have...
November 18, 2017
The Hearth of Hellenism: Paganism & the End of Religious Extremism
Paganism is a religion for our future because it provides fulfillment on the individual level...
August 08, 2017
The Hearth of Hellenism: Polytheism and the Protection of Progress
Christians did not value natural science because this world was not as important as the...
July 28, 2017
Hearth of Hellenism: When the Gods Make Contact
When I dream of a God, somehow in the waking world I receive confirmation. They...
January 13, 2017
Happily Heathen: Missing Your Gods? Maybe You’ve Left Them
If I have lost my connection to my gods—or if I just feel I’ve lost...
January 04, 2017
Lamp & Labyrinth: Polytheistic Mysticism
Enlightenment isn't a goal, it's just a tool. Unfortunately, most people who consume content on...
December 07, 2016
Lamp & Labyrinth: What is a lamp? A Labyrinth?
Since the show Westworld stole my main analogy for mysticism, I thought I'd share the...
September 07, 2016
Lamp & Labyrinth: Who’s Responsible for Speaking Out Against the AFA
Paganism is a Eurocentric thing. Non-european indigenous religions seem to prefer not to be called...
August 17, 2016
Lamp & Labyrinth: Reciprocity, Tit for Tat, and Vending Machine Religion
In my paganism and my personal practice, reciprocity is of utmost importance in thought and...
August 12, 2016
Happily Heathen: Receiving The Blessings
Blessings can take many forms and come from many places. Make sure to claim your...
August 08, 2016
Star Made Witch: The Path of Wisdom from Personal Gnosis to Myth
When you have important wisdom to share with your spiritual community, careful consideration about how...
July 25, 2016
Star Made Witch: Many Gods West Preview – Gnostic Polytheism and Animism
What is wisdom, gnosis, divine knowledge? What are the new stories of the gods and...
May 13, 2016
Happily Heathen: Food for Thought – Heathen Polytheist Theology
Heathen theology is still relatively young. What are the questions it should address? What would...
April 06, 2016
Dandelion Seeds: Why We All Need Indigenous European Paganism
The Rev. Melissa Hill tackles issues of white privilege and the fear that modern European...
March 11, 2016
Happily Heathen: Heathen Polytheism – A Deity Dedication Contract
Deities are large, complex beings with agendas, motivations, personalities, needs, and wants. If you are...
March 10, 2016
The Lady’s Quill: Religious Virtues and Gods
The Gods that I honor most are the ones whose actions I most admire. So...
February 16, 2016
Irish-American Witchcraft: Being Dedicated to the Morrigan – Part 1 – Finding Them
I thought that it might be good now to write about how I first 'met'...
January 10, 2016
Wayfaring Woman: Managing Multiple Deity Relationships
All relationships can be complicated, and human to divine relationships are no different. Deepening a...
December 30, 2015
Making Light: My Little Pony on My Little Altar
Never mind that the unicorns described by Ancient Greeks were actually rhinoceroses, "unicorn horn" was...
November 16, 2015
Making Light: The Pagan Blogosphere is Toxic
I feel like maybe I have interesting ideas about theology and that maybe some people...
November 05, 2015
The Lady’s Quill: Paganism, Theism, and Belief
How do we determine if someone is Pagan? Do they join our events and participate...
October 22, 2015
The Lady’s Quill: The Three Kindreds and My Polytheist Theology
In modern Druidry we often speak of the Kindreds: the Ancestors, the Nature Spirits, and...
September 22, 2015
Witch on Fire: Love in the Balance, A Poem for the Equinox
Learning to balance the "light" and the "dark" aspects of life is tough, but equinoxes...
September 20, 2015
The Other Side of the Hedge: Animism Isn’t for Us?
The animistic worldview is the red-headed stepchild of Western pagan worldviews. It finds itself mostly...
September 07, 2015
Alone In Her Presence: Paganism’s Permission to Dare
What is distinct about Paganism is that we have no litmus test for belief entry....
August 20, 2015
Why I am Still a Heathen
Patheos is doing a summer series called “Future of Faith in America”. The Pagan channel's...
August 14, 2015
Happily Heathen: My Journey to Devotional Polytheism
The path I took from Christianity to Devotional Polytheism was guided by a need for...
July 24, 2015
Spear of Athena: Reconstructionism as Methodology, Strengths and Weaknesses
The strengths and weaknesses of reconstructionism as a methodology are many and varied, and are...
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