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December 24, 2017
The 4 Best Posts of 2017 You Didn’t Read
While I’ve come to accept that sometimes the Pagan community just doesn’t care about something...
June 22, 2017
Bargaining at the Goblin Market
Folklore tells us the Goblin Market is a place humans can rarely see, and if...
April 20, 2017
Owning Land in an Animist World
We can own land, at least in a limited sense of the term. But owning...
April 09, 2017
Feeling Small in the Presence of the Gods
Feeling small in Nature isn’t the result of some artificial hierarchy – in the immensities...
April 06, 2017
We Don’t Have to Own the Land to Honor the Land
Humans have always been migrants. We may settle down for a few generations, but then...
September 20, 2016
Lessons From a Broken Flower
Something that could have been beautiful tried to rise too far too fast without the...
September 13, 2016
The Return of the Dark
As we approach the Autumn Equinox and as we get ready to celebrate Mabon or...
August 14, 2016
The Magic of Wild Places
My Paganism, my Druidry, and even my polytheism have roots in the wild. There is...
August 02, 2016
Animism provides a framework for an inspirited and enchanted world, a world where everything you...
June 05, 2016
The Lack of Respect for Wild Animals
Not only do we not fear animals that could harm us, we don’t respect them....
October 20, 2015
This Land Is Your Land
This land is your land. Not in the sense of ownership but in the sense...
September 15, 2015
Worshiping Change, Fighting Change
Why do we simultaneously worship change and fight change? May we have the strength and...
July 28, 2015
The Universe Has No Plan And That’s OK
I don’t think the Universe has a plan, and in any case I can’t relate...
May 25, 2015
A Pagan at Donner Pass
We treat Nature as something other, something to be conquered and exploited, never remembering that...
May 12, 2015
A Pagan Community Statement on the Environment
I encourage you to read A Pagan Community Statement on the Environment and if you...
April 07, 2015
The Collapse of the West and the Future of the Human Species
Rome ruled the West for 400 years, but its empire collapsed. In this hemisphere, the...
December 11, 2014
There Is No Supernatural
“Supernatural” is a convenient but lazy word that means “something outside the realm of what...
November 20, 2014
The Thanksgiving Arms Race
I understand why retailers are opening on Thanksgiving, but I still don't like it. What’s...
November 18, 2014
A Pagan Thanksgiving
Where do the bounties of Nature come from? Two things are certain: they didn’t come...
August 12, 2014
Rewilding: Privilege and Reality
We are the product of 10,000 years of civilization, 10,000 years of keeping the wild...
August 10, 2014
Rewilding Our World
George Monbiot suggests “for more wonder, rewild the world.” But we’ve been taught the wild...
July 22, 2014
We’re Still Here and the Earth is Still Sacred
Has Pagan environmentalism failed? Strictly speaking, yes. But there have been some successes, and we’re...
July 10, 2014
A Meditation on Air
The four elements are part of our wider Pagan culture and I think it’s worthwhile...
June 01, 2014
We know little about Cernunnos from ancient times, but it is fitting that a God...
May 28, 2014
The Four Centers of Paganism
Paganism is a movement, not an institution. You aren’t in or out of a movement,...
April 22, 2014
Earth Day Is Worth Celebrating
We don’t make changes in our lives so we can love the Earth, we love...
March 16, 2014
All of Nature is sacred. But sacred or not, life feeds on life. What is...
March 11, 2014
A Pagan Watches Cosmos
The new Cosmos is beautiful and fascinating and I hope the whole country watches it....
March 09, 2014
The Pagan World in 2064
What will Paganism look like in 50 years? What we can build is limited only...
January 09, 2014
I worship the Gods who call to me, who challenge me to live according to...
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