ADF Texas Imbolc Retreat – Gathering Under a Common Banner

ADF is what it is and does what it does without excuse or apology, and it also welcomes all people of good will to gather around its fire. This past weekend’s Texas Imbolc Retreat embraced and embodied the virtue of hospitality. [Read more…]

9 Thoughts on Current Events

Thoughts on the Ghost Ship fire tragedy, public funding for the arts, fake news, book news (that’s real!), and the return of the Cernunnos Ritual. [Read more…]

There’s No Room For Me In Your Religion

Many people in our wider society (from which Paganism and polytheism largely draw our members) don’t know what to make of religions that 1) don’t claim to be for everyone, and 2) don’t attempt to cater to everyone. [Read more…]

Pantheacon 2016

I had a great time at Pantheacon. The presentations were good, and there’s nothing like sitting on a hotel balcony, sipping wine, and discussing the fine points of your religion with some of the few people who truly understand your practices. [Read more…]

Druidry Is Not My Religion

I’m inspired by the ancient Druids, I model my spiritual practice on what we know about them, and I’m a full member of the largest Druid order in the world. I do what Druids do – I am a Druid. But Druidry is not my religion. [Read more…]

ADF Texas Imbolc Retreat 2016

The 2016 ADF Texas Imbolc Retreat was a wonderful weekend of workshops, conversations, stories, songs, and a very powerful ritual. [Read more…]

Nine Things I Think

Nine Things I Think: Denton CUUPS’ first circle since the fire, Pantheacon plans, Many Gods West, the Super Bowl, and more. [Read more…]

Corporate Mindfulness: Be Careful What You Wish For

Corporate mindfulness is a mixture of Buddhism and Taoism with a little New Age thrown in. It promises to make employees less stressed, more patient, and more focused, but mainly more productive. It’s a vile process that profanes the religions from which it steals. [Read more…]