Guest Post: Why I Believe It’s Time For ALL of Us To Start Working With Ancestors

By Luna Pantera     Greetings. I have been working on this essay/blog for several months.I wanted to wait until the anger subsided, and if I waited for that I would never get this piece written! Once again I received not only inspiration, but also strength from Crystal Blanton, who I’ve only recently gotten to know [Read More…]

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Magical Green Elephants: Pagan Finance

It seems like pagans only talk about money when someone is attempting to raise funds and, quite frankly, that isn’t enough. Many pagans are on low incomes, one income, or no regular income, but still need to find ways to build assets, achieve some form of financial security, and, with time, create something they can [Read More…]

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An American Love Story: In Black and White

An American Love Story in Black and White     We sat across from one another; peach to cinnamon, brown to green, brown to black and in our eyes were love and misunderstandings. We would never fully see things from the other’s point of view. Sure, we could listen and create the kind of dialogue [Read More…]

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Caramel in the Bay

              I left my home in Georgia Headed for the ‘Frisco bay ‘Cause I’ve had nothing to live for And look like nothin’s gonna come my way So I’m just gonna sit on the dock of the bay Watching the tide roll away Ooo, I’m sittin’ on the dock [Read More…]

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Turn up the Megaphone; The Gods are Speaking

I am angry.  I am enraged at the world and all the problems within it.  I am offended by the lack of justice and I am confused.  I am not confused on my position in all the madness that I hear, feel, see and experience but I am confused at how to be the Wiccan [Read More…]

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Respecting Diversity: What does this mean?

After the past several years of discussions around diversity and what it means to respect diversity, I feel this has become almost a cliche stamp that is spoken as if it is a universal concept and yet it is not. We all know the last two years of conflict at Pantheacon regarding that of transgender [Read More…]

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Have You Seen Me?

  I remember the first time I picked up Faerie Magazine ™. “I like faeries!” I chirped, excitement bubbling through as I thumbed the glossy pages. My husband rolled his eyes and walked away, unwilling to share in, what I thought, was a great find. But as one page turned into another, I felt that [Read More…]

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To Celebrate or Separate in Hate; I Choose the First

Discrimination is not a foreign concept.  It is one that many different types of people have experienced and often times have led to great violence and pain within the world.  It is not a concept that is likely to go away within human behavior and it is a quite complex concept that has become interwoven [Read More…]

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Lessons from Releasing in Life

She was a force, both of strength and love.  She taught me to be who I am and yet it took a while to realize that.  She was born on Samhain and so it is so natural to celebrate her on that day; both for her birthday and also because the veil is thin.  She [Read More…]

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The Open-Minded Fallacy

  This blog-post comes straight from my gut and is the subject of a recent discussion I got to have with the wonderful Brett Hillman during a, too brief, Skype conversation a few nights ago. It’s a subject near, and dear, to my heart only in that it makes me chuckle whenever I see someone [Read More…]

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