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...]

Listening To The Gods

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When we listen to the Gods we allow Them to speak to us here and now. If we want to avoid following the monotheistic religions into stagnant orthodoxy and an obsession with the written word, let’s learn to experience Them directly and intimately. [Read more...]

Paganism – A Guide for the Nonreligious

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If the Gods call to you we hope you’ll answer Them. If They don’t, then we hope you’ll respect us as we attempt to live our lives in the way we’re called to live them. [Read more...]

Be Careful Who You Pretend To Be

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We become what we do. We become what we tell ourselves we are. We become what we pretend to be. If we pretend to be harmless suburbanites, sooner or later we will be harmless suburbanites. [Read more...]

Can We Trust the Gods?

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Some Pagans act as if the Gods are our kindly grandparents. Others act as if the Gods are as deadly and unpredictable as rattlesnakes. Can we trust Them? These are the thoughts and experiences of one polytheist. [Read more...]

Alliances With the Spirit World

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Like our human alliances, our alliances with the spirit world are best when they’re built on a firm foundation of honesty and reciprocity. They require constant attention. They’re a lot of work. They can be a lot of bother.
They can also be extremely rewarding. [Read more...]

Ostara – A Solitary Ritual

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Many Pagans maintain solitary practices. Even if you work with a group, sometimes you can’t be with them for one reason or another. Here’s an Ostara ritual for celebrating Spring and new beginnings, suitable for a solitary setting. [Read more...]


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