What We Built From Ruins (Part One)

Berlin Raben

As the oil ran out and the waters got poisoned, what kind of world did we create? What did we Pagans help build from the ruins? [Read more...]

Gods In-Between

"In The Gloaming" (Atkinson Grimshaw--1878)

Traveling has taught me that, between here and there is another place altogether, and it’s in that in-between where I’ve learned to find the gods. [Read more...]

The Garments of the Gods

Druid Grotto

When a god in one city appears different in another, perhaps it is that they wear different clothes…. [Read more...]

What I Learned in the Crosswalk

Seattle, Washington (Photo by Brandi Haker, Seattletaco.com)

Sometimes we need someone to free us from a spell by breaking out of it first. Small radical acts can become revolutionary, even when all signals say, “no–you’ll die.” [Read more...]

The Past is a Place We Still Inhabit

Roman Aqueduct in Segovia, Spain (CC Manuel González Olaechea y Franco)

Our belief that the present is somehow exceptional, that we are modern and more developed than other peoples and from our “primitive” state sustains both our disenchanted world and the racism of Western culture. [Read more...]

On the Hearth and the Un-Hearthed

Whoville, Eugene, Oregon (photo by Alley Valkyrie)

It saddens–no, enrages me–that so many people do not have homes. From what I’ve learned of goddesses of the hearth, it appears to displease them, too. Hearths are sacred– everyone should have one. [Read more...]

A Choice of Worldings

"King Ludd"

Land Spirits who protest factory conditions and a spear-wielding, “strong-armed” mystical king leading the smashing of looms–worlding the gods and spirits into our lives comes down to a simple choice. [Read more...]


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