Initiation

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Previously I’ve written about how to plan and compose initiation rituals. This is how we actually did it in 2012. [Read more...]

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Composing Initiation Rituals

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A member of your Pagan group has asked you for an initiation. You’re not part of an organization that has an established initiation ritual and a policy on who can be initiated. Now what do you do? [Read more...]

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Planning Initiation Rituals

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What do you do if someone asks you for an initiation? My first questions are always “why?” and “what do you hope to gain by initiation?” [Read more...]

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Initiation in Today’s Pagan World

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It is possible to live a deeply spiritual life and to serve the Gods, humanity and the rest of Nature without ever experiencing initiation, but the initiations I have experienced have been very helpful to my spiritual growth. I see four reasons why initiations are helpful. [Read more...]

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James Bianchi 1949 – 2015

James Bianchi, John Beckett, and Kimberly Kirner at the 2012 OBOD East Coast Gathering

James Bianchi was a good friend and a fine Druid who did great things for our community. He will be remembered. [Read more...]

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A Pagan Community Statement on the Environment

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I encourage you to read A Pagan Community Statement on the Environment and if you are in general agreement, to sign it. Over 3,600 Pagans have already signed the statement – the working group that put it together is trying to get 10,000 signatures by the Summer Solstice. [Read more...]

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Advice To A Young Pagan

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There will be days when your Paganism is beautiful, powerful, and magical. Keep practicing. There will be days when your Paganism seems empty and lifeless. Keep practicing. Paganism isn’t something you believe or something you have to qualify for. It’s something you do and something you are. [Read more...]

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Walking Between the Worlds

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Paganism is neither solely concerned with Gods and spirits, nor with social justice and other this-world concerns. A healthy, vibrant Paganism needs both. [Read more...]

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