Be The Dark

On Sunday I encouraged my fellow UUs to be the light. But what if you don’t particularly feel like being the light? What if you’re still hurting, still afraid, still mad as hell? What if you’re just not a love and light kind of person? [Read more…]

Learning to Fly

The world as we know it is changing. The ones that survive and succeed will be the ones most responsive to change. We can be swept away on the winds of change, or we can learn to fly. [Read more…]

A Legacy of Magic

Magic has been a part of religion since the beginnings of religion, and it is part of the polytheist religion I practice. Magic is our legacy, one we would do well to reclaim and relearn. [Read more…]

Mission and Vision: What Your Chapter Can Learn From the 2014 Surveys

This is my keynote presentation from the CUUPS Convocation, condensed and reformatted for a blog post. [Read more…]

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Pieces of Eight

Gordon White of Rune Soup has a new book out titled Pieces of Eight: Chaos Magic Essays and Enchantments. If you have an interest in this sort of magic, you’ll want to read it. [Read more…]

What’s Wrong With Asking For a Miracle?

Magic can make the improbable more likely, but it can’t do the impossible. Rather than asking for a miracle, let’s use our considerable skills to reframe problems, expand our efforts, work incrementally, and when necessary, to show the world the meaning of valor. [Read more…]

The 4 Best Posts of 2015 You Didn’t Read

While I’ve come to accept that sometimes the Pagan community just doesn’t care about something nearly as much as I do, there are times when I find myself screaming “this is important! Why are you not reading this?!” [Read more…]

What Are We Not Seeing?

Those who would control us don’t have to enslave us. It’s much easier to simply distract us… and they’re very good at it. We Pagans, who like to think of ourselves as magical people, aren’t seeing the magic. [Read more…]