What Does Victory Look Like For You?

What does it mean to win? What does victory look like for you? If you don’t like the dichotomy of winners and losers, what does success look like for you? More specifically, what does victory or success look like for you over the next four years? [Read more…]

The Call of the Morrigan is Louder and More Urgent

All that studying, organizing, and training She’s been telling us to do? This is why – to prepare us for now. I don’t feel ready, but you never feel ready for something this big. If we are wise, clever, and determined – and just a bit lucky – we will win. [Read more…]

When You Can’t Experience the Gods for Yourself

The unmediated, first-hand experience of a God is an awesome and humbling thing. But your value as a person and your authenticity as a polytheist are not dependent on your ability to have these experiences. [Read more…]

How I Learned To Read Tarot

This is how I learned to read the Tarot. If you’re just starting out, or if you’ve tried with less success than you’d like, I encourage you to learn from my experience – both the good and the bad. [Read more…]

Wild Paganism

Some of us have prayed “teach us again to be wild and free” and we’re starting to see the results of those prayers. The territory is wild and dangerous, but 2016 showed us we’re going to get hurt anyway. We might as well put that pain toward something we want. [Read more…]

Can “Prayer Warriors” Harm Pagans?

We can’t keep “prayer warriors” from impacting us, but we can keep them from stopping us. We can keep being Pagans and practicing Paganism day in and day out. Over time, our skill and confidence will grow and the impact of those working against us will fade. [Read more…]

Divination by Coloring Book – A Preview of 2017

Adult coloring books are intended to be a means to relax without drugs or alcohol, but they can also be very focusing. This wasn’t just a picture to color – it was a tool for scrying into the coming year. [Read more…]

Top 10 Posts of 2016

Thank you for all your support this year. Here are the top ten post of 2016 on Under the Ancient Oaks. [Read more…]