Nine Things I Think

Nine Things I Think: Pope Francis’ visit to the US, the VW emissions scandal, Bushkill Falls, Denton CUUPS Samhain, and more. [Read more…]

Our Work Is Not Done – Celebrate Anyway!

The Road goes ever on and on. Our work for justice is far from done, but let’s celebrate anyway. [Read more…]

The Pope Gets It – A Pagan Look at Laudato Si’

As a human whose destiny is tied to the Earth, I applaud Laudato Si’ and I encourage my Christian friends to incorporate its message into their lives. I accept the challenge to help create a Pagan and polytheist spirituality that will be at least as effective in building a society that is respectful, compassionate, and sustainable. [Read more…]

A Pagan Community Statement on the Environment

I encourage you to read A Pagan Community Statement on the Environment and if you are in general agreement, to sign it. Over 3,600 Pagans have already signed the statement – the working group that put it together is trying to get 10,000 signatures by the Summer Solstice. [Read more…]

The Thanksgiving Arms Race

I understand why retailers are opening on Thanksgiving, but I still don’t like it. What’s behind the Thanksgiving Arms Race, and more importantly, what can we do about it? [Read more…]

Nine Things I Think

Nine Things I Think: photography, a new blog, conventions and workshops, Pope Francis, the speed of societal change, and more. [Read more…]

The Good In Other Religions

We need not agree with everything Pope Francis says and does to agree with his conclusion that recognizing the good those of other religions do is “a beautiful path to peace.” [Read more…]

Pagan Wishes For The New Pope

It is not reasonable to expect the new pope to reform his church in the ways those of us on the liberal side of the religious spectrum would prefer. But I still offer my best wishes to Pope Francis. Though I am quite happy as a Pagan, a Druid, and a Unitarian Universalist, I’ve always had a soft spot for the Catholic church. [Read more…]