The Obligations of Religion

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The freedom of Paganism is a great thing, but let’s remember that good, strong, meaningful religion also carries obligations. [Read more...]

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...]

Beltane: An Inclusive Ritual That Works

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Denton CUUPS Beltane was traditional and current, inclusive and polytheist. That’s not always easy, but it can be done. [Read more...]

Beltane – A Holy Day

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It’s good to reclaim sacred sexuality from the Neopuritans who preach abstinence and shame, and from the evil sorcerers of marketing who use sex to persuade us to buy stuff we neither want nor need. But Beltane is about a lot more than sex. [Read more...]

Many Ways To Make A Good Marriage

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The real question isn’t who gets to decide, it’s whether we cling to the harmful idea that there’s only one right way or if we accept and embrace our differences. [Read more...]

Beltane – A Solitary Ritual

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Beltane is without question the most difficult high day for a solitary celebration, but there are things that can be done and done well as a solitary. In this ritual we continue the tradition of passing between two fires for purification and protection. [Read more...]

Prophetic Leadership

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If we want people to pay attention to the prophecies we receive and the observations we make, we can’t just say “here’s what’s going to happen.” We also have to say “here’s what we can do with it” and “here’s how it will be better for all of us.” [Read more...]

Fertile Ground For Polytheism

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The decline of the West is bringing many challenges and difficulties, but it’s also creating fertile ground for polytheism. [Read more...]


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