Corporate Mindfulness: Be Careful What You Wish For

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Corporate mindfulness is a mixture of Buddhism and Taoism with a little New Age thrown in. It promises to make employees less stressed, more patient, and more focused, but mainly more productive. It’s a vile process that profanes the religions from which it steals. [Read more...]

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Why I Didn’t Buy a Powerball Ticket

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Powerball dreams reinforce a culture that treats Nature as nothing more than resources to be exploited and that values the great wealth of a few over making sure everyone has enough. Those aren’t my dreams. [Read more...]

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How The Gods Give Me Meaning

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Those who claim “you can’t be good without God” are wrong, period. There are many sources of meaning, and it’s up to you to find the source that speaks to you. But the many Gods give me meaning. [Read more...]

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Beginning a Devotional Practice

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There is no substitute for a consistent, reverent, devotional practice. Start small: pick one or two things; do them well and consistently before adding something else. But start. [Read more...]

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The Power of Silence

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Most of us are afraid of silence. But as magical people, we know that silence is necessary. This new, short, narrowly-focused book by Karina BlackHeart explains the practice of silence and how to cultivate it in our lives. [Read more...]

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“Adulting” is an Indictment of Society, Not of Millennials

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Millennials and others who don’t want to adult aren’t being immature. They just don’t like the mainstream society’s definition of “adult.” And sooner or later, they’re going to change it. [Read more...]

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4 Steps to a Deeper Pagan Practice

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While much of life returns to normal starting tomorrow, there’s still something not-quite-ordinary about the month in between Go Back To Work Day and Imbolc. This is an auspicious time to commit to deeper religious and spiritual practice. [Read more...]

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A Beautiful Resistance

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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...]

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