Believing in the Postman

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Terry Pratchett said believing in the Gods is like believing in the postman. He was right. We see the mail coming and going and we know the postman exists, but she isn’t very important to us. [Read more...]

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It’s Not All The Same And That’s OK

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Articulating religious differences is not an insult. I don’t have to affirm your beliefs and practices to affirm your inherent value and worth, nor to vigorously support your right to believe and practice as you see fit. [Read more...]

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Polytheism Is Theism!

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Some people see the depth and meaning in polytheism, and they feel the call of the Gods, but they’re afraid to respond. They’re afraid to respond because polytheism is theism, and theism is scary. [Read more...]

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Worshipping Fearsome Gods

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The many Gods of our ancient ancestors include deities of chaos, death, and other unpleasant matters. Whether we see Them as metaphors or archetypes or as something more, these fearsome Gods and Their stories can be helpful in our efforts to live by our principles and establish justice in our land. [Read more...]

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Our Pagan Religions Are Never Settled

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Our religious debates will never end. And contrary to what those of us who are tired of all the arguing may think (a group that includes me), that’s a good thing. [Read more...]

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Escaping Fundamentalism

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How can you get away from fundamentalism for good? How can you have a life changing Pagan experience? There is no one right way. This is what worked for me. [Read more...]

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No, We Can’t All Just Get Along

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I am required to practice, worship, and write according to the dictates of the Gods, no matter who that discomforts. And I am also required to work for the greater good alongside those who practice, worship, and write in different ways, even if that discomforts me. [Read more...]

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Fish Is Not Just Fish

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We don’t have clear, widely understood language to differentiate between very similar but critically different approaches to polytheism. For the sake of those who are seeking, we desperately need to find ways to recognize and appreciate the differences in how different people understand and interact with the many Gods. [Read more...]

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