Dandelion Seeds: When You Get Your Ass Kicked for Being a Priest

See into the process of dealing with reactions to sharing spiritwork publicly as Melissa Hill talks about the profound and confounding meaning of being a priest in a pagan tradition. [Read more…]

Happily Heathen: The Positives and Negatives of Dedicating to a Deity

I am dedicated to the Vanic Goddess Freya and consider myself Her daughter. When I first started working for her, I was full of zeal and love for Her and I couldn’t really figure out why everyone did not want to honor Her and devote themselves to Her. Now that I have a solid devotional relationship with Her for a couple of years, however, my rosy cloud has passed. I have to admit that there are also some negatives to being dedicated to a deity. [Read more…]

Druid Thoughts: Our Own Priests and Priestesses

Even if we are our own priests and priestesses, it serves us to remember that we will still need other priests and priestesses, for community, and for those times when we really can’t do it for ourselves. It’s not about resisting authority, it’s that we all have human needs. [Read more…]