Building Contemporary Indigenous Polytheism

Without a cultural context and foundation, a religious or spiritual practice is at best weakened and may cause far more harm than good. What is the cultural context for contemporary Western polytheism? [Read more…]

After The Tower, The Sun

I try to help us learn skills and practices that will help us survive and succeed, and I advocate for religions that promote virtues and enable connections. And occasionally, I try to remind us all that while we’re living in Tower Time, the Sun is coming. [Read more…]

The Two Obligations of Good Religion

There are two obligations of good religion: to heal the world and to heal ourselves. To be focused on the world out there and the world within. To feed others and to remember that we need to eat too. The text from today’s Sunday service at Denton UU. [Read more…]

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“Adulting” is an Indictment of Society, Not of Millennials

Millennials and others who don’t want to adult aren’t being immature. They just don’t like the mainstream society’s definition of “adult.” And sooner or later, they’re going to change it. [Read more…]

4 Steps To Re-enchant The World

The desire to re-enchant the world is like a craving for a food you can’t describe because you’ve never had it, but you’re sure there must be something that tastes like what you’re thinking, if only you had a name for it. There is – if we’ll only do what’s necessary. [Read more…]

Preparing the Way of the Gods

There have been individuals writing hymns to Pan and pouring offerings to Zeus for at least 200 years, but they were isolated individuals. We are the first generation to begin collectively restoring the Way of the Gods. There is SO much that needs to be done – it’s a challenge to keep our priorities in order and to keep our focus on practice. [Read more…]

You Have A Destiny

The future is not fixed. I’m not a special snowflake and neither are you. But you still have a destiny. Actually, you have two. [Read more…]

Fertile Ground For Polytheism

The decline of the West is bringing many challenges and difficulties, but it’s also creating fertile ground for polytheism. [Read more…]