Fare Forward, Travelers…

At some point, my life became a story. Gods showed up, magic became the everyday, and I had a journey to make across the ocean, a pilgrimage to holy wells and druid mountains, walled cities and cobbled alleys, all to learn the meaning of the stories that were becoming my life. And it’s still happening. [Read more…]

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What I Know of a Creek

On the Amazon Creek in Eugene, Oregon: “I don’t understand this creek, actually. Mostly, I just feed the crows. They seem to search me, to see if I’ll ever learn the creek’s name.” [Read more…]

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Dionysos in a Paving Stone, Brighid in the Broken Glass

When we go to festivals and spiritual retreats in nature, what are we retreating from? And from whom? [Read more…]

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Disenchantment, Enclosure, And ‘The Burning Times’

Capitalism is responsible for our ancestral trauma, our alienation from the land, and the greatest targeted killing of women ever known in Europe. [Read more…]

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Some Walk Away

What do you do when you discover that the happiness, success, and comfort of your society requires the suffering of others? For many, it’s enough to justify it or ignore it. But some walk away, instead. [Read more…]

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What We Built From Ruins, Part Three

A Druid tells the story of what Paganism becomes, 50 years on. (Part three of a four-part series) [Read more…]

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What We Built From Ruins (Part One)

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…]

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