Seekers and Guides: Johnny’s Mnemonics

Do you struggle with remembering things? Sable Aradia explains mnemonics, techniques designed to enhance and aid your memory, and explains how to use them in studying the Craft. [Read more…]

Naturalistic Traditions: Were archaic Egypt and Mesopotamia naturalistic?

Could there have been strands of naturalism running through archaic civilizations such as Egypt and Mesopotamia? As in the cases of hunter-gatherers and early agricultural peoples, tempting evidence suggests it is possible, though unlikely. At the same time, there is good reason to believe these civilizations paved the way for the development of naturalism in later eras. [Read more…]

Seekers and Guides: The Hero’s Journey (Part 2)

How can Joseph Campbell’s Monomyth be applied to our own lives as a tool for growth? Sable Aradia guides you through the quest. [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…]

Naturalistic Traditions: All Things December

For places in the northern hemisphere, winter has arrived. Snow pricks your cheeks, and naked branches rattle in the wind. The day of longest darkness, after which the sun begins to return, comes on December 21st as the Winter Solstice. [Read more…]

Naturalistic Traditions: All Things November

  What can a naturalist celebrate in November? This post is part of Naturalistic Traditions, a column exploring naturalism in Pagan ways.  This column will cover seasonal celebrations, historical and contemporary movements, and ritual practices. Natural Cycles For places in the northern hemisphere with four seasons, autumn is giving way to the coming winter.  The [Read More…]

Naturalistic Traditions: All Things October

What can a naturalist celebrate in October? This post is part of Naturalistic Traditions, a column exploring naturalism in Pagan ways.  This column will cover seasonal celebrations, historical and contemporary movements, and ritual practices. Natural cycles For places in the northern hemisphere with four seasons, it is now well into autumn.  The temperature is cooling [Read More…]

Naturalistic Traditions: All Things August

What can a naturalist celebrate in August? This post is part of Naturalistic Traditions, a column exploring naturalism in Pagan ways.  This column will cover seasonal celebrations, historical and contemporary movements, and ritual practices. Natural cycles A month of blazing heat for those in the Northern Hemisphere, August follows the Summer Solstice.  It is therefore [Read More…]

Naturalistic Traditions: All Things July

What can a naturalist celebrate in July? This post is part of Naturalistic Traditions, a column exploring naturalism in Pagan ways.  This column will cover seasonal celebrations, historical and contemporary movements, and ritual practices. Natural cycles As the moon completes its monthly cycle, July 3rd will see a full moon, with the new moon on [Read More…]

Naturalistic Traditions: All Things June

What can a naturalist celebrate in June? This post is part of Naturalistic Traditions, a column exploring naturalism in Pagan ways.  This column will cover seasonal celebrations, historical and contemporary movements, and ritual practices. Natural cycles June 20th is a solstice.  Those in the Northern Hemisphere will experience the longest day of the year, with [Read More…]