The Victory of Lugh

Lugh spoke to the Tuatha De Danann and put strength in them, so that each had the spirit of a king or a great lord. He heartened them to fight well, for it was better for them to die protecting their own country than to live under bonds and under tribute any longer. [Read more…]

An Oath to the Morrigan

What happens after you find a God? Sometimes we’re called to priesthood. Sometimes they just want your devotion. And sometimes, the relationship is a constantly-changing journey. This is the story of my 13-year relationship with the Morrigan, Battle Goddess and Lady of Sovereignty. [Read more…]

Differentiation is Good, Arrogance is Not

In matters of absolute religious truth, ultimately we don’t know and we can’t know. But that doesn’t mean we can know nothing about the Gods, and it doesn’t mean our debates about them are useless. [Read more…]

Playing the Grand Game When You’re Not A Great Power

This is not the future we wanted. Most of us simply want to live good and honorable lives and leave this world a little better than we found it. But we live in interesting times. We are on the board and a Grand Game is afoot, whether we like it or not. [Read more…]

Listening to the Dead at a Civil War Battlefield

620,000 people died in the Civil War because the world changed and some refused to change with it. I pray that we learn from their mistakes. [Read more…]

The Inauguration: Maintain the Sovereignty of Your Mind

The need for clear thinking, honest speaking, and courageous action are stronger than ever. If we are to respond according to our values and not the values of Trump and his ilk, we must maintain the sovereignty of our minds. [Read more…]

The Call of the Morrigan is Louder and More Urgent

All that studying, organizing, and training She’s been telling us to do? This is why – to prepare us for now. I don’t feel ready, but you never feel ready for something this big. If we are wise, clever, and determined – and just a bit lucky – we will win. [Read more…]

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…]