Board Service

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I’m thankful CUUPS is my spiritual home and I’m thankful I’ve had the opportunity to contribute to maintaining and growing CUUPS for the next generation of UU Pagans. If you’re asked to serve on the Board of Trustees or another committee of an organization of which you’re a part, I encourage you to say yes. [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...]

Ancestor Communion Ritual

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The Ancestor Communion Ritual from this morning’s Sunday service at Denton UU. It’s suitable for Pagan groups, religiously mixed groups, or individuals. [Read more...]

Planning Special Rituals

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Much of what makes a seasonal ritual successful is also important in rituals for special occasions. But there are differences, and creating the best special rituals requires paying close attention to them. [Read more...]

The Four Centers of Paganism

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Paganism is a movement, not an institution. You aren’t in or out of a movement, you’re more or less close to its center. The Pagan movement has four centers, four key concepts and practices around which modern Pagans gather. They are Nature, Deities, the Self, and Community. [Read more...]

Dude, It’s You

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I usually think of myself as a person, not as a man. But occasionally I need to speak as a man, to other men. This is one of those times. [Read more...]

A Pagan at the National Day of Prayer

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Many public events for the National Day of Prayer restrict participation to Christians, but an interfaith event in Denton, Texas also included Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, Baha’is, Unitarian Universalists, and Pagans. [Read more...]

You’re Doing It Wrong!

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Most of us are doing our religion right, at least most of the time. But there are a few things in the religious world that are a clear sign you’re doing it wrong – be mindful and avoid them. [Read more...]


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