My Paganism Has No Disclaimers

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Until the general public understands that “I believe” means something more than “I think this might be true” I’m going to continue to describe my interpretations of my religious experiences firmly and confidently. [Read more...]

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Understanding the Multiplicity of the Gods

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Understanding polytheism is easy – understanding the multiplicity of the Gods is hard. But when we consider the effects of time and place, the multiplicity of the Gods becomes a little easier to comprehend. [Read more...]

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Preparing the Way of the Gods

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There have been individuals writing hymns to Pan and pouring offerings to Zeus for at least 200 years, but they were isolated individuals. We are the first generation to begin collectively restoring the Way of the Gods. There is SO much that needs to be done – it’s a challenge to keep our priorities in order and to keep our focus on practice. [Read more...]

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Who Sets the Boundaries?

fence at Marksville Historical Site

A look around the Pagan world reveals a disproportionate number of people who have been marginalized and excluded by the boundary-makers of the mainstream society. And yet, these are the people the Many Gods have called to live by Their values and embody Their virtues in a world that desperately needs its values rearranged. [Read more...]

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You Can’t Practice Paganism While You Look Down Your Nose At It

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Paganism can restore our connections with the natural world, rebuild our ties with our communities, deepen our understanding of ourselves, and renew our relationships with the Gods – however we conceive of them. But it can do none of these things if we are more interested in looking respectable than in re-enchanting the world. [Read more...]

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Many Gods West

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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...]

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Why I Am Still A Druid

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I belong to many religious movements and I serve in many capacities. But if you ask me to pick one primary religious identity, my heart and my head both say the same thing: I’m a Druid. [Read more...]

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Lammas Night

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What sacrifices – of time, treasure, effort, convenience, or more – will you make to help build the kind of world we want to see? Because while we live in a hi-tech, post-modern world, some ancient truths remain. Sacrifice is necessary. [Read more...]

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