A Foundation of Mighty Ancestors

If you’re looking for the foundations of most polytheist religions, you don’t have to dig very far before you run into ancestors. Ancestor veneration doesn’t require special revelation – it comes intuitively to almost all of us. [Read more…]

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Polytheism Doesn’t Need Saving, It Needs Practicing

We have everything we need to restore polytheism and our many polytheist religions to a prominence they haven’t seen in almost 2000 years. We just have to stop trying to save polytheism and start practicing polytheism. [Read more…]

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CUUPS Convocation 2016

Almost 80 CUUPS members and friends from around the country traveled to Salem, Massachusetts for a long weekend of rituals, workshops, keynote addresses, and the kind of conversations we can’t seem to have anywhere else. [Read more…]

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Mission and Vision: What Your Chapter Can Learn From the 2014 Surveys

This is my keynote presentation from the CUUPS Convocation, condensed and reformatted for a blog post. [Read more…]

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Resetting the Conversation on Purity

We have been unable to separate debate on polytheist concepts from our feelings about individual polytheists. Our discussion of the role of purity in polytheism has been derailed by impurities in our conversation. If I was a hipster I’d revel in the irony. [Read more…]

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You Are What Your Record Says You Are

The AFA’s recent announcement drops all pretense, but their record has long shown they’re a racist organization. What does your record say you are? [Read more…]

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A Service of Reconsecration

Yesterday, the Denton Unitarian Universalist Fellowship held a Reconsecration ceremony following eight months of repairs and renovations on our building after the fires of last December. It’s good to be back! [Read more…]

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Step Functions and Loads of Bricks

There’s a place for sequential, ordered learning and advancement. But life rarely works that way outside of structured institutions. We do the work day after day, year after year, and nothing happens. Then one day it hits us like the proverbial ton of bricks. [Read more…]

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