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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A New Order – A Summer Solstice Meditation

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The ancient Egyptian daily temple rituals were intended to maintain Ma’at – the proper order of things. What rituals can you perform to create, nurture, and support a new, just, and sustainable order in our world? [Read more...]

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The Neteru in the 21st Century

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We are not ancient Egyptians. Our food supply does not depend on the flooding of the Nile and despite what you may hear from certain politicians, our borders are not threatened by the Hittites or the Assyrians. Why would we look at ancient Egyptian religion as anything more than a historical curiosity? [Read more...]

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A Skeptic’s Guide to Gods and Spirits

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We live in a thoroughly materialist culture – many of us are reluctant to discuss our spiritual experiences for fear of being dismissed, ridiculed, or even shunned. Yet these experiences are real, powerful, and waiting for us to figure out what they mean. What can skeptics do when they counter Gods and spirits? [Read more...]

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The Authority to Initiate

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Without the lineage and heritage of a recognized group, is an initiation valid? There are two sources of authority by which a group of non-lineaged Pagans can perform initiations. [Read more...]

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Initiation

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Previously I’ve written about how to plan and compose initiation rituals. This is how we actually did it in 2012. [Read more...]

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Beltane: An Inclusive Ritual That Works

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Denton CUUPS Beltane was traditional and current, inclusive and polytheist. That’s not always easy, but it can be done. [Read more...]

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Nine Things I Think

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Nine Things I Think: a new Pagan blog, upcoming travel plans, Pagan conferences and retreats, and why I’m rooting for the Patriots in the Super Bowl. [Read more...]

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