London Calling: connecting with big cities

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Cities can get a bad rap in modern paganism, especially in modern witchcraft. We idealize the countryside, dreaming of our little witches’ cottage, and demonize the dirty ole towns. But cities are our unique creations, reflecting human creativity and culture like no other. This week Traci shares her tips for connecting with a true megacity — London, England. [Read more...]

Ad Hoc Angels

A place to sit and pay attention

An ad hoc angel is a stranger who pops into your life for a moment for a purpose and then disappears. Don’t take the term “angel” too literally, if you don’t want to. One could just as easily say, “an ad hoc godform” or “an ad hoc faerie” if the context fit. It’s when the Universe uses ordinary people in ways that touch another person’s life in an extraordinary way. [Read more...]

Review: Thinking Wild

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Niki reviews fellow Alaskan Theo Grutter’s book, ‘Thinking Wild.’ [Read more...]

An unexpected way to meet a Goddess

Creative Commons image by Nigel Cox

It was a feeling of immediate recognition. When I spoke to the river in my heart through my internal image of Tamesis, I had a sense that I was talking to the River I knew. [Read more...]

Procession of the Species

By Davidakoontz at English Wikipedia via Wikimedia Commons, from 2005.

Niki prepares to participate in the Procession of the Species. [Read more...]

The Fox in the Park

City Fox in Glasgow

As we passed an open park, I watched a fox walk across the grass without hurry or concern, looking like a small, red, bushy tailed version of the all the other commuters heading to their homes, the shops, or their favorite pub. [Read more...]

Why getting outside matters

Capitol and Capitol Lake, Olympia, WA by Brylie Oxley, via Wikimedia Commons.

Whatever acts bring you in closer connection to your gods, your loved ones, your communities, and your lands, these are potentially radical acts. Going outside matters, and not just for health or environmental reasons. [Read more...]


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