The Jealous Druid

I’m amused that Jason Mankey is jealous of me. But I have my own Pagan-related jealousies… [Read more…]

Welcoming Children in Pagan Circles

Our children are the next generation of Pagans – we have an obligation to be welcoming to them and their parents. But small children can’t sit quietly and participate reverently and it isn’t fair to expect everyone else to just tune out crying babies and babbling toddlers. This is the dilemma of children in a Pagan circle. [Read more…]

Five Ritualists at Dinner

If you want to advance the state of the art of modern Paganism, resist the lure of Hogwarts and instead invite five ritualists over for dinner. [Read more…]

Dreams of a Druid College

Sometimes I dream of a Druid college, a community of Pagan peers. There is no substitute for like minded people working together and talking to each other. When you can’t find that conversation in the physical world, seek it out virtually. It’s not the same, but it’s still helpful. [Read more…]

Passing on the Faith – The Hidden Questions

I rejected my father’s theology but I couldn’t unlearn his dedication to faith and his devotion to his religious community – nor would I if I could. If you would pass on your values, make sure you embody them fully. [Read more…]