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August 25, 2013
The Global Public Square
The Global Charter of Conscience is self-evidently true to most of us in the modern...
August 22, 2013
Nine Things I Think
Nine Things I Think: a book I like, a drumming app that helps with meditation,...
August 06, 2013
The Challenges of Free Will
Taken to extremes, the concept of free will can be used to seek vengeance, blame...
July 24, 2013
Nine Things I Think
Nine Things I Think will be an irregular feature whenever I have a list of...
July 12, 2013
Teaching, Pagan Pride Day, and Videos
An Introduction to Modern Pagan Religion, the return of Pagan Pride Day to North Texas,...
July 04, 2013
The Lone Ranger – Telling It Like It Is
The Lone Ranger is a flawed film and much of what the negative reviews complain...
May 22, 2013
Ronald West Beckett (1948 – 2013)
My brother Ron died this past Saturday, May 18. His passing was not a surprise,...
May 10, 2013
Farewell Sookie Stackhouse
When I heard Charlaine Harris was ending the Sookie Stackhouse series, I quickly came up...
May 02, 2013
Pagan Coming Out Day
For too many people in our society, “Pagan” still means “Other.” That must change. Some...
March 19, 2013
Interfaith: Risks, Rewards, and Boundaries
Like gay people who come out of the closet, Pagans who engage in interfaith work...
March 14, 2013
Pagan Wishes For The New Pope
It is not reasonable to expect the new pope to reform his church in the...
January 15, 2013
The End of Growth
Here’s a link to an article from The Wall Street Journal titled “A California Drought:...
January 11, 2013
Tension and the Big Tent of Paganism
Yesterday I started a blog post on the most recent internet dustup over the label...
January 08, 2013
Creating and Re-creating
David Dashifen Kees had an excellent question in response to my last post on Sam...
January 06, 2013
The wonderful folks of the Assembly of the Sacred Wheel now have the audio files...
January 04, 2013
The Care and Use of an Altar
Fellow OBOD Druid Dana Driscoll has a nice piece on her blog on the hows...
January 02, 2013
Reflect Before You Resolve
There is something seductive about the beginning of a new Gregorian year. The New Year’s...
December 31, 2012
The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries
sheep grazing at AveburyThe Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries is a survey of encounters with faeries,...
December 22, 2012
A Call to Action
Last night's Denton CUUPS Winter Solstice ritual was everything I had hoped it would be: ...
December 20, 2012
I learned compartmentalization as a small child. I was an “A” student who loved books...
December 18, 2012
The School of Athens by Raphael (1511)When I was in college I lived in a...
December 17, 2012
Between the Worlds
I’m back from four days at Between the Worlds, which bills itself as an “interfaith...
December 11, 2012
The Price of Magic
USS Chesapeake, launched 1799, via Wikimedia CommonsIn witchcraft lore, in magical fiction, and in conversations...
December 09, 2012
CUUPS Winter Solstice
If you're in the North Texas area please join the Denton Covenant of Unitarian Universalist...
December 07, 2012
Seeking the Mystery
Paganism and Unitarian Universalism share the general idea that what you do is more important...
December 05, 2012
Purity Is Overrated
Most of us make our moral judgments intuitively and then look for a reason to...
December 03, 2012
If I am to be honest I must admit my spiritual practice has been struggling...
November 29, 2012
New Website for Denton CUUPS
Denton CUUPS has a new website and a new address:www.dentoncuups.orgPlease check it out and update...
November 28, 2012
In a post exploring the worship of power and powerful gods, Star Foster raises an...
November 25, 2012
Gods and Fighting Men
For all my Druid reading I had never read any of the Irish myths. I’ve...
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