Asking The Wrong Questions

Rhyd Wildermuth has asked some serious questions. I think they deserve an answer – my answers tell me Rhyd is asking the wrong questions. [Read more…]

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Guilt By Association

We must not be afraid to draw clear, bright lines around toxic beliefs, practices, groups, and individuals. But we must be careful and skillful where and how we draw them. The worthy goal of confronting the New Right cannot be allowed to turn into a crusade for purity. [Read more…]

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A Druid Retreats Into The Woods

Thanks to the OBOD Gulf Coast Gathering, I’m refreshed, restored, and in a much better frame of mind to do the work that’s been set before me. [Read more…]

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Something Bad Isn’t Coming, It’s Here

Fools deny there’s a problem, politicians insist everything will be OK if we’ll vote for them, and skeptics insist it’s just the ups and downs of life. Meanwhile, those of us who have heard the Gods whisper “there’s a storm coming” are seeing the clouds get darker and darker. [Read more…]

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The Gods Are Like Apples

Metaphors can be tricky in religious matters: some take them literally, while others see only the figurative examples and never see the reality illuminated by them. Despite these risks, I think a metaphor will be helpful in our current conversations about the Gods. [Read more…]

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There’s No Room For Me In Your Religion

Many people in our wider society (from which Paganism and polytheism largely draw our members) don’t know what to make of religions that 1) don’t claim to be for everyone, and 2) don’t attempt to cater to everyone. [Read more…]

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This Is My Polytheism

Your polytheism may be very similar to mine. Great. Your polytheism may be very different from mine. That’s great too. We don’t have to agree on everything, and we must not pretend to agree when we don’t. We just need to be polite and remember Who we’re working for. [Read more…]

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Portals by Sharon Knight

Sharon Knight’s new album Portals features a who’s who of Pagan musicians as guest performers, but it still sounds like one album made by one band. The sound is deep, rich, and above all, magical. [Read more…]

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