Lowered Expectations Is Not the Answer to Bad Pagan Rituals

Who says that public rituals aren’t about transcendence? Good rituals can be experienced on multiple levels at once. And people know transcendence when they feel it, and they know when they don’t feel it. And that’s why they don’t come back. [Read more…]

Five ritualists I’d like to invite to dinner, Part 3: Jason Mankey

This is the third in a series in which I showcase some of the best ritualists I have met (in no particular order). Over the years I have especially enjoyed reading Jason Mankey’s posts about ritual. He has a good mix of nitty-gritty practical advice and big picture thinking. Here are some examples of Jason’s wisdom that have helped me in writing rituals. [Read more…]