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October 10, 2017
Why I Still Cast Circles and Call Quarters
I understand and appreciate that some Pagans and polytheists reject the practice of casting circles...
October 08, 2017
The Courage to Follow Your Intuition
Following your own intuition requires courage: courage to start and even more courage to stay...
October 05, 2017
The Otherworld Needs to be Experienced, Not Escaped
If your belief system doesn’t include an Otherworld, I respect that. But kindly make your...
October 03, 2017
Beware Teachers Who Only Have Students
Pagan teachers have an awesome responsibility, a responsibility that’s too great to be entrusted to...
October 01, 2017
Y Mabinogi – A Review
Listening to Damh the Bard’s new album Y Mabinogi is like opening your home to...
September 28, 2017
Your Pagan Work Matters – Don’t Get Distracted
Your Pagan work will never be perfect, and you will always feel like you need...
September 26, 2017
The Cauldron of the Dagda: Hospitality Technology
The Cauldron of the Dagda is hospitality technology from Iron Age Ireland. What technologies help...
September 24, 2017
6 Critical Situations, 6 Helpful Books
Here are six critical situations on my Pagan journey and the books that were most...
September 21, 2017
“Growing Less Religious” and “Overcoming Intuition” – More Bad Assumptions
An academic study circulating around social media assumes that “growing less religious” and “overcoming intuition”...
September 19, 2017
Travel Is Good For the Soul – Including Travel Beyond the Veil
Travel is an educational and life-expanding activity and I highly recommend it. And, the same...
September 17, 2017
Under the Ancient Oaks: Shrines
The fourth episode of Under the Ancient Oaks – the Video Series. ADF Archdruid Emeritus...
September 14, 2017
Pagan Sacred Callings That Aren’t Priesthood
If you want to draw a clear line between priestly work and non-priestly work, focus...
September 12, 2017
Intermediate Polytheism: Because You’re Not a Beginner Anymore
Once you’ve established your devotional practice, what’s next? There are many possibilities – I can...
September 10, 2017
Are Hurricanes and Wildfires Persons? Respect the Power of Nature
Humans have been attempting to gain mastery over Nature since the discovery of fire. We...
September 07, 2017
The Benefits of Living in a Magical Universe
We live in a magical universe full of Gods and spirits, where nothing is fixed...
September 05, 2017
3 Harmful Common Myths and 3 Better Alternatives
We all have myths – stories that we live by. What are your myths? Do...
September 01, 2017
Religion Is Not Just Mythology
The idea that religion is mythology is the bastard child of Protestantism and atheism. It...
August 30, 2017
Initiation: Mad, Dead, or a Poet
An initiation doesn’t have to be brutal and bloody to be effective. But if there...
August 27, 2017
One Pagan’s Thoughts on What Comes After Death
I’m a universalist at heart – whatever comes next will be good for everyone. The...
August 23, 2017
The Aftermath of the Eclipse – Small But Strange
I really wasn’t prepared for this eclipse. But it wasn’t a total loss, and things...
August 22, 2017
A Weekly Ritual of Focus and Protection
While ethics compel us to respond to major events like Charlottesville, if we are always...
August 20, 2017
Under the Ancient Oaks: Living a Good Life During Difficult Times
Under the Ancient Oaks the video series, episode 3. What do we mean by living...
August 16, 2017
10 Things I Need To Say About Charlottesville
I’m not going to try to write a full analysis on Charlottesville, but there are...
August 15, 2017
Talking to Kids About Charlottesville
Your response will not be perfect – mine certainly wasn’t. But that will pale in...
August 13, 2017
Religion and Bad Assumptions
If we build our new religion on the foundational assumptions of our old religion, we...
August 10, 2017
5 Requirements of Will
Anyone who’s ever tried to lose weight or stop smoking by “will power” understands that...
August 08, 2017
Sovereignty, Autonomy, and Agency – The Need for Clear Communication
My polytheist friends have convinced me that my use of “sovereignty” only in the personal...
August 06, 2017
12 Movies to Inspire Your Magic
No one is going to mistake any of these movies for great works of Pagan...
August 03, 2017
Negotiating With the Gods
If a deity calls you and you don’t want to serve, you have several options....
August 01, 2017
Am I Hearing a God or Am I Going Crazy?
If you’re drowning, get mental health care. But if you were swimming yesterday and today...
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