Where Does Religion End and Politics Begin?

Most of us say we want to keep religion out of politics, but where does religion end and politics begin? [Read more…]

The Persistence of a Polytheist

Call it dedication. Call it devotion. Call it stubbornness. I’m calling it the persistence of a polytheist. Call it what you will. I’m going to keep doing what I’m called to do. [Read more…]

Nine Things I Think

Nine Things I Think: two new books, The Wild Hunt, the Presidential debate, camping, and news on my own book. [Read more…]

Mainstream Paganism

I’m happy to see Pagan concepts and values make their way into the mainstream culture, but I’m much less happy to see mainstream concepts and values influencing Paganism. Considering the size difference between Paganism and the mainstream, it’s not hard to guess which one will have the greater effect on the other. [Read more…]

Why I Don’t Work With Saint Cyprian

Reclaiming our ancestral heritage is one thing. Praying to someone who gave up that heritage because he saw an opportunity for power in a new religion is quite another. [Read more…]

Lessons From a Broken Flower

Something that could have been beautiful tried to rise too far too fast without the support it needed, and now it is no more. [Read more…]

I Do Believe In Mercury Retrograde! I Do, I Do, I Do!

There’s nothing like first-hand experience to change your beliefs – all of a sudden I’m a firm believer in Mercury Retrograde. [Read more…]

The Return of the Dark

As we approach the Autumn Equinox and as we get ready to celebrate Mabon or whatever your tradition calls this point on the Wheel of the Year, take a few minutes to appreciate passing from the Light Half to the Dark Half. [Read more…]