Many Gods West: Showing Up

I had a great time at the 2016 Many Gods West conference, but there were two significant differences between it and the first edition of Many Gods West last year. [Read more…]

A Beautiful Resistance

I’ve always had mixed feelings about the Gods & Radicals website. Their writers are seeing the same problems I am, but they’re rather vague about what they want to replace the current system. So I was pleasantly surprised to find myself in general agreement with their new journal A Beautiful Resistance. [Read more…]

Our Pagan Religions Are Never Settled

Our religious debates will never end. And contrary to what those of us who are tired of all the arguing may think (a group that includes me), that’s a good thing. [Read more…]

No, We Can’t All Just Get Along

I am required to practice, worship, and write according to the dictates of the Gods, no matter who that discomforts. And I am also required to work for the greater good alongside those who practice, worship, and write in different ways, even if that discomforts me. [Read more…]

Many Gods West

What do you get when 180 polytheists gather to honor the Gods, ancestors, and spirits, and to share thoughts and practices on the best ways to deepen our devotion and service? You get an amazing weekend filled with learning, experience, and fellowship. [Read more…]

Top Posts on Patheos Pagan in 2014

There’s been a lot of good writing on Patheos Pagan over the course of 2014. Here are my favorite posts, in no particular order. [Read more…]


The Pagan internet is still a rather small place. A new site isn’t competition, it’s more people talking about the things that matter most to us. And for some of us, that means Many Gods. [Read more…]

Pantheacon Recap

Last year I wrote about my Pantheacon envy. This year I went to Pantheacon. It was a great experience of community and I’m very glad I went. [Read more…]