True Blood Meets the True Death


I watched all seven seasons of True Blood and while I enjoyed it at times, I can’t say I’m sorry to see it come to an end. [Read more...]

In Praise of the Wheel of the Year

Druid Wheel of the Year by Dana Wiyninger

Even if you don’t think a series of holidays from Iron Age Britain has anything to do with your life in the 21st century, marking the changing seasons is one of the most effective ways to stay connected to Nature, the source of our lives. [Read more...]

Setting The World Straight

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I have always argued for free will. But at times like these the wrongs of our world seem so large and so entrenched they might as well be fate. [Read more...]

Pilgrimage and Convocation

Walden Pond

Until fairly recently, travel was long, hard, expensive, and dangerous. Yet there has always been one reason ordinary people as well as the rich and powerful have undertaken long journeys: religious pilgrimage. [Read more...]

Nine Things I Think

Denton CUUPS adopt a spot

Nine Things I Think: Pagan Pride Day, CUUPS Revisioning, depression and choice, community outreach, the return of football and more. [Read more...]

Rewilding: Privilege and Reality

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We are the product of 10,000 years of civilization, 10,000 years of keeping the wild at bay. And yet like the dog who hears the howl of the wolf, we hear the Wild Gods call to us. Why? And how will we respond? [Read more...]

Rewilding Our World

Yukon sled dogs

George Monbiot suggests “for more wonder, rewild the world.” But we’ve been taught the wild is something to be feared and controlled, something to drive out of ourselves and pretend we never had it in the first place. How can we rewild our lives? And what do we do when the wild shows up on our doorsteps uninvited? [Read more...]

Nurturing Polytheism

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It seems like nurturing Goddesses and Gods are underrepresented in devotional polytheism. Is that true, and if so, what does it mean? [Read more...]