In love with the Gods of the city

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Joshua Graham hates trees! –No, not really. But he loves the city. This month’s guest post explores a personal perspective on urban Paganism. [Read more...]

Two peoples, one mountain, our tales (Part 2)

Last week I told a creation myth based on this Northern California mountain that comes to us from the Chochenyo Ohlone who lived here before the Spanish arrived. This is another story about the same mountain that was told to me when I was a child. Aside from the fact that both my mother and [Read More...]

The importance of beauty

The view from my bathroom window this morning.

Beauty is a vitally important part of my relationship with place, and I think of beauty as a particularly Pagan value. [Read more...]

How to be a tourist

Juneau by flight

What is it like to make your home in a “tourist” town? [Read more...]

Snakes in the Dark: beginning to remember

Brú na Bóinne : Ireland

As we slide into the Chinese year of the snake, Traci imagines the connection between sovereignty–of Self, and the many local kings of ancient Ireland–and the earth bound Queen of regeneration: the Serpent. [Read more...]

Two peoples, one mountain, our tales (Part 1)

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I’m sure that you’ve heard of The Great Flood. It destroyed the Old World, and the World we live in now is what came after that Flood. You know a version of the story, but it’s not like our story. [Read more...]

A time of change, a place of resilience

Community members celebrating the Big Lottery Grant.

This valley, like most places, has undergone massive shifts and changes in population, in livelihood and in spirituality over the past 50 years. As my partner and I rebuild our home and re-embed ourselves into life here, it feels as though not only we, but the whole valley is at the beginning of a new chapter. [Read more...]


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