Making Deep Paganism Public… Some Of The Time

Part of my calling is to make deep practices accessible to anyone with a general interest and a willingness to do the necessary work. But it’s also my job to make sure these practices remain authentic and powerful. [Read more…]

Tales of Albion – A Movie Review

Tales of Albion is a collection of eight stories of ancient Britain and Ireland, organized around the Wheel of the Year. It was made by the same group who made the excellent film The Spirit of Albion in 2012. How well does it compare? [Read more…]

The Pagan Wisdom of King Arthur

Arthur is the Once and Future King, but he is not returning at some future time to rule in a perfect Camelot forever and ever amen. Arthur will return – and has returned – when he is needed. [Read more…]

The Otherworld is Bleeding Through

I saw a green glowing bird this morning. I don’t think it belongs in this world, but there it was. The Otherworld is bleeding over into the ordinary world in a way nobody alive has ever seen. [Read more…]

OBOD East Coast Gathering 2015

With over a hundred OBOD Bards, Ovates, Druids, and guests, the sixth edition of the 2015 OBOD East Coast Gathering was the same as the first five in many ways, but subtly different in others. It was a memorable experience of Druid community. [Read more…]

Nine Things I Think

Nine Things I Think: Pagan Unity Fest, Pagan Pride Day, a new OBOD seed group in North Texas, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, and more. [Read more…]


Damh the Bard’s new album Sabbat has powerful celebrations of being Pagan, Damh’s take on a folk song, a classic rock cover, and lots of musical storytelling. As a long-time fan, I couldn’t be happier. [Read more…]

Organic Religion

Even if religion completely disappeared, it would quickly return because people have religious experiences all the time. This is organic religion, a religion not of doctrine but of experience, not of rules but of relationships, not of the intellect but of the soul. [Read more…]