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August 01, 2017
Am I Hearing a God or Am I Going Crazy?
If you’re drowning, get mental health care. But if you were swimming yesterday and today...
July 30, 2017
When You Hear The Call of The Morrigan
People are craving knowledge of the Morrigan. They yearn for direct experience of her. They...
July 26, 2017
5 Things I Learned At Mystic South
Mystic South 2017 was an amazing, magical, memorable event. I’m so glad I was there....
July 24, 2017
Under the Ancient Oaks: Land Spirits
Here’s the second episode of Under the Ancient Oaks, the video series. Cynthia Talbot and...
July 23, 2017
The Surprising Paganism of The Mummy
Forget the new Tom Cruise movie. The best Mummy of them all is the 1932...
July 20, 2017
The Victory of Lugh
Lugh spoke to the Tuatha De Danann and put strength in them, so that each...
July 18, 2017
Why What I Am Takes So Many Words To Describe
There is no single term that completely and accurately describes the religion I practice. Since...
July 16, 2017
The 8 of Cups, or, I Like It Here Why Do I Have To Leave?
There’s no need for a grand exit… or a grand entrance. Just decide to leave...
July 13, 2017
The Leadership of Lugh – A Response To Oppression
When the Tuatha De Danann first came to Ireland they were oppressed by the Fomorians,...
July 11, 2017
An Oath to the Morrigan
What happens after you find a God? Sometimes we’re called to priesthood. Sometimes they just...
July 09, 2017
Is This The Same God?
Rather than stacking up the similarities and differences between Cernunnos and Pashupati and trying to...
July 06, 2017
The Coming of Lugh
Perhaps one of the reasons more people don’t celebrate Lughnasadh is simply that they don’t...
July 04, 2017
My Paganism: Nature, Nurture, or Choice?
Jason Mankey asked all the Patheos Pagan bloggers to write on “How I Found Paganism.”...
July 02, 2017
Magic: Amateurs vs. Professionals
Let’s not be satisfied with feeling magical. Let’s not be satisfied with being amateur magicians....
June 29, 2017
How Old Are The Gods and Why Does It Matter?
How old are the Gods? I don’t know. But I do know this: contemplating the...
June 27, 2017
The Birth of Lugh
Jason Mankey calls Lughnasadh “the ugly-duckling of sabbats.” I don’t like that, but Jason is...
June 26, 2017
Under the Ancient Oaks – The Video Series
The first in a new series of short videos on topics of interest to Pagans...
June 25, 2017
A Speculative Look at the Cycles of Magic and the Otherworld
In which I look at cyclical time, the Mayan calendar, planetary alignments, ice ages and...
June 22, 2017
Bargaining at the Goblin Market
Folklore tells us the Goblin Market is a place humans can rarely see, and if...
June 20, 2017
Who Ya Gonna Believe, Me Or Your Lying Eyes?
There has never been a greater need to ignore what the mainstream culture tells you...
June 18, 2017
Paganism and the Primacy of the Written Word
The written word is a useful servant, but Western culture has made it an arrogant...
June 15, 2017
A Farewell to Normalcy
I want being a Pagan to become normal, in the way it was normal for...
June 13, 2017
A Three-Fold Understanding of Magic
I came to a three-fold understanding of magic very early on my Pagan journey, and...
June 11, 2017
Summer Solstice – The Necessity of Trust
If there’s a lesson in the Summer Solstice, it’s that nothing worthwhile is entirely under...
June 08, 2017
Fighting Words Are Not Free Speech
There is no right to not be offended and offensive speech is still free speech....
June 06, 2017
Differentiation is Good, Arrogance is Not
In matters of absolute religious truth, ultimately we don’t know and we can’t know. But...
June 04, 2017
Playing the Grand Game When You’re Not A Great Power
This is not the future we wanted. Most of us simply want to live good...
June 01, 2017
Resilience in Troubled Times
Life is easier if you have a resilient system supporting you. So build one, and...
May 29, 2017
Knowing the Gods Are Real is Not What Makes Them Real
Expanding our understanding of reality beyond the literal is a good and necessary thing. Interconnections...
May 25, 2017
The Place of Ancient Heritage in Contemporary Paganism
Some believe we need to rebuild the religions of our pre-Christian ancestors as faithfully as...
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