Top Posts on Patheos Pagan in 2014

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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...]

Dark Times – A Winter Solstice Meditation

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The dark times we are experiencing now will not disappear when we light our Solstice candles, yet we light our Solstice candles anyway. We do this not because it will make everything nice and easy but because this is who we are. [Read more...]

Amanda Palmer and the Art of Crowdfunding

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Crowdfunding has become a seemingly magical source of money for a variety of projects and causes. But like all magic, it’s far more complicated than it appears on the surface. [Read more...]

Hold Loosely But Practice Deeply

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Religious certainty is for fundamentalists and fools. Hold your beliefs lightly, but while you hold them, treat them as though they were true and explore them as deeply as you can. [Read more...]

There Is No Supernatural

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“Supernatural” is a convenient but lazy word that means “something outside the realm of what we ordinarily experience.” The fact that the word is needed indicates our experiences of Gods, spirits, and the results of magic have never stopped. [Read more...]

Winter Solstice – A Solitary Ritual

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Many Pagans maintain solitary practices. Even if you work with a group, sometimes you can’t be with them for one reason or another. Here’s a ritual that will help you experience the mystery and wonder of the Winter Solstice in a solitary setting. [Read more...]

Holy Tension, Holy Trust

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Demanding justice now is always right. Being frustrated when we don’t get it is understandable. Letting ourselves burn out because we don’t get it right away is counterproductive. [Read more...]

The Garden of Eden – A Pagan Reading

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The Eden myth has many interpretations. This is a speculative reading from the viewpoint of a Nature-centered Pagan. [Read more...]


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