Ruby Sara is back!

After a two month hiatus, Ruby Sara is back at her new blog: Onion Work. Looking forward to the her new forthcoming work: The Mama’s Gospel - A collection of works from Pagan Godspell as well as new poems and stories. TBA.  Kore Evohe: Rites of Spring – The celebration of the return of the Kore [Read More...]

Dionysus Torn to Pieces: or, Being the Allergic Pagan

As I am sitting here struggling to breathe because of my allergies which have turned into a cold, and I thought of a poem by Robert Graves, one of my favorites: Poised in air between earth and paradise Paradise and earth, confess which pull Do you feel stronger? Is it of homesickness Or of passion? [Read More...]

Ritual during times of illness

I’m sick.  It’s my biannual, post-allergy season cold.  The hard stuff last about 2 or 3 days, and then I have a week of messy aftereffects.  I can recognize the signs much more quickly now.  It seems appropriate that I would come down with this about a month after starting the Allergic Pagan blog. When [Read More...]

Meso-Wicca and Neo-Paganism

Over at Patheos, two weeks after Star Foster lauded the praises of traditional initiatory Wicca, which included such points as “Hierarchy is good” and “Wicca-focused Wicca”, she now has raised the issue of Christian elements, like the Watchtowers, in traditional Wicca.  This was followed by a second post asking whether Wicca is a Christian heresy, [Read More...]

My Daily Practice: Evening Devotional

[Revised 2/27/14] So here is my evening practice, which I do in front of my altar at home.  First, I have to explain how my altar is set up.  The left side of my altar is occupied by symbols of the masculine divinity and the right side by symbols of the feminine divinity.   With the [Read More...]

Intercessory Prayer and Cruel Miracles

The topic in the discussion group at my local UU Church today was prayer.  As usual, it was all over the place and hard to follow.  On my left was the Buddhist who told about an experience he had praying to a boddisattva that he does not believe in to help him find his way [Read More...]


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