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August 07, 2016
Building Polytheist Community – Put the Gods at the Center
My presentation from Friday’s “Building Polytheist Community” panel discussion at the Many Gods West conference...
July 21, 2016
When a God Turns You Upside Down
The direct experience of the Gods can be an amazing, fulfilling, path-confirming experience. It can...
July 19, 2016
A Return to Lughnasadh
I’m very happy that after a four year break, this year we’re returning to Lughnasadh...
July 12, 2016
Polytheism By Any Other Name
Does the polytheist movement need a different name? Perhaps, but it will have to arise...
July 07, 2016
I’m enjoying reading about and listening to witches, magicians, and occultists. I’m learning some things,...
June 28, 2016
Our Gods Are Not Jealous Gods
Jealousy is not a virtue. Its roots are not in love and power, but in...
June 12, 2016
How We See the Gods
Some of our ancient ancestors carved their Gods in stone, and much of the work...
May 22, 2016
Mead For The Morrigan
The Morrigan has been an ally, helping me with things I could not do myself....
February 18, 2016
Three Hours in the Temple
At Pantheacon I was honored to spend three hours serving the Gods and our community...
January 12, 2016
How The Gods Give Me Meaning
Those who claim “you can’t be good without God” are wrong, period. There are many...
November 29, 2015
Worshipping Fearsome Gods – Video
Here’s the video from the "Worshipping Fearsome Gods" Sunday service at Pathways UU on November...
October 11, 2015
Why I Worship Gods From Europe
Why do so many American Pagans worship Gods of Europe? Why don’t we worship North...
October 01, 2015
Our Gods Are Not Safe
In order to fully restore the Way of the Gods, polytheism must be accessible for...
August 23, 2015
The Future of Polytheism: Keeping the Gods at the Front
There is room in our many ethnic and regional traditions for people who simply want...
July 19, 2015
What Are The Gods Up To?
Get a handful of polytheists together and sooner or later the conversation turns to “so,...
July 12, 2015
Serving Real Gods in a Shallow Culture
If someone takes the step from playing with fictional gods to inquiring about real Gods,...
July 05, 2015
Honoring Fearsome Gods
When we honor fearsome Gods, we begin to accept reality. We begin to understand our...
July 01, 2015
Pursuing the Gods
There’s a decidedly unhelpful idea in the wider Pagan world that all “real” polytheists are...
June 14, 2015
The Neteru in the 21st Century
We are not ancient Egyptians. Our food supply does not depend on the flooding of...
June 01, 2015
A Skeptic’s Guide to Gods and Spirits
We live in a thoroughly materialist culture – many of us are reluctant to discuss...
April 12, 2015
Listening To The Gods
When we listen to the Gods we allow Them to speak to us here and...
March 22, 2015
Can We Trust the Gods?
Some Pagans act as if the Gods are our kindly grandparents. Others act as if...
October 29, 2014
How Do We Know What the Gods Want?
Unquestioning belief is not a Pagan virtue. How do we know what we know about...
October 21, 2014
Why I Worship the Gods
This is why I worship the Gods, and why I think that’s a good thing...
October 05, 2014
Praise Be To Auset
The name of Isis properly belongs to a divine being who is the antithesis of...
September 25, 2014
Devotion to Danu
If we lived in a polytheist society, honoring a new-to-you deity would be no more...
September 10, 2014
The Pagan internet is still a rather small place. A new site isn’t competition, it’s...
September 07, 2014
The Reality of the Gods
You will never know the reality of the Gods from a blog or a book...
August 07, 2014
It seems like nurturing Goddesses and Gods are underrepresented in devotional polytheism. Is that true,...
July 27, 2014
Portrait of Danu
When an artist offers her devotion to a Mother Goddess, beautiful things can be created.
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