When You Know Something Needs To Be Done But You Don’t Know What

I’m more than a little reluctant publish a list of things that need to be done. My work is not your work, even if we’re playing on the same team. But when multiple people ask the same question at the same time, that’s usually a sign I’m supposed to write about it. [Read more…]

The Goals of Pagan Groups

The structure of a polytheist priesthood is going to look very different from the structure of a coven of traditional witches, and both will be different from a CUUPS chapter. The key for newly forming groups is to agree on its core principles and values, and then create a mission and vision that support them. [Read more…]

You’re Doing It Wrong!

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…]

Pagan Unity

Pagan unity isn’t about forgetting our philosophical and theological differences and doing the same Wicca Lite ritual on the Solstice. Pagan unity is about working together respectfully to advance our common interests and boost our common signal while we explore our individual traditions in depth. [Read more…]

Dreams of a Druid College

Sometimes I dream of a Druid college, a community of Pagan peers. There is no substitute for like minded people working together and talking to each other. When you can’t find that conversation in the physical world, seek it out virtually. It’s not the same, but it’s still helpful. [Read more…]

Religious Tech

The Reformed Druids of North America never intended to found an order. But they used some good religious tech, and this year they celebrated their 50th anniversary. Religious tech works – use the best. [Read more…]

What Do We Offer?

What do you offer to the world? What does your group offer to the world? Is it what you’ve always done or what you feel like you must do? Or is it a deliberate decision that balances your strengths, skills, and resources? Does it consider not only what you need to receive, but also what you need to give? [Read more…]

East Coast Gathering 2013

The OBOD East Coast Gathering was four days immersed in Druidry, celebrating who we are and learning what we can become. In the woods of Pennsylvania, we saw what is possible when we work with the currents of Nature and with each other. [Read more…]