Honoring Fearsome Gods

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When we honor fearsome Gods, we begin to accept reality. We begin to understand our place in the grand order of the Universe… and we begin to realize it’s not at the head of the table. [Read more...]

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5 Reasons You Can’t Find the Right Spiritual Path

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Religion used to be simple: you learned the religion of your family growing up and that was that. Now there are more spiritual and religious options available now than at any time in history. But more choices makes life more complicated. [Read more...]

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Pursuing the Gods

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There’s a decidedly unhelpful idea in the wider Pagan world that all “real” polytheists are called by the Gods. Some are, but others pursue the Gods on their own. Honoring the Gods is always a good thing. [Read more...]

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Our Work Is Not Done – Celebrate Anyway!

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The Road goes ever on and on. Our work for justice is far from done, but let’s celebrate anyway. [Read more...]

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Love Wins, Justice Wins

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Today the long arc of the moral universe bent a little more closely towards justice. I am thrilled that my gay and lesbian friends can now have their marriages officially recognized even here in Texas. This is a great day for justice and a great day for love! [Read more...]

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The Pope Gets It – A Pagan Look at Laudato Si’

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As a human whose destiny is tied to the Earth, I applaud Laudato Si’ and I encourage my Christian friends to incorporate its message into their lives. I accept the challenge to help create a Pagan and polytheist spirituality that will be at least as effective in building a society that is respectful, compassionate, and sustainable. [Read more...]

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Honoring Our Troublesome Ancestors

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When some of my friends say the Confederate flag is “heritage not hate” I believe they mean it. But such an approach whitewashes our ancestors who perpetuated one of the most evil institutions ever created by humankind. [Read more...]

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Hospitality in Practice

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We have an obligation to be especially hospitable to our guests. Not just to embody our own virtues and not just to honor our guests, but to set a good example for our wider society that treats too many as Other. [Read more...]

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