The Non-Negotiables of My Religion

There are three non-negotiables in my religion. If I abandoned or significantly changed any of these three concepts, I would be practicing a different religion. [Read more…]

Nine Things I Think: Appearances, Journals, and New Pagan Websites

Nine Things I Think: Appearances, Journals, and New Pagan Websites [Read more…]

Reimagining Ostara

As a Nature-centered Pagan, I enjoy celebrating Ostara, the Spring Equinox. But as a Deity-centered Pagan, I’ve never really known what to do with it. This is my reimagining of Ostara. [Read more…]

Listening to the Dead at a Civil War Battlefield

620,000 people died in the Civil War because the world changed and some refused to change with it. I pray that we learn from their mistakes. [Read more…]

You Can Take Your Anti-Muslim Garbage Somewhere Else

If you want to rant against Daesh, Al Qaeda, and the Saudis, I’m right there with you. But if you want to judge 1.6 billion people by the actions of a few, and if you have no compassion for refugees fleeing war and oppression, you can take your anti-Muslim garbage somewhere else. [Read more…]

The Wisdom of the Forest God – A Pilgrimage into the Woods

The woods have always been a magical place for me, and my recent pilgrimage to the woods was an amazing experience. But I cannot stay in the woods – there is too much work to be done out here. [Read more…]

Will You Be My Teacher? Essential Questions For Beginners

There are some questions any new Pagan student needs to ask themselves, particularly if they’re asking for a one-on-one teacher. [Read more…]

What Happens When You Leave A Magical Portal Open?

Leaving a gate or portal open is a bad thing. Mainly, it’s a sloppy thing. We shouldn’t do it, and when we do bad things can happen. But not on the scale of badness that we’re experiencing right now – not by a long shot. [Read more…]