It’s Not All The Same And That’s OK

Articulating religious differences is not an insult. I don’t have to affirm your beliefs and practices to affirm your inherent value and worth, nor to vigorously support your right to believe and practice as you see fit. [Read more…]

Polytheism Is Theism!

Some people see the depth and meaning in polytheism, and they feel the call of the Gods, but they’re afraid to respond. They’re afraid to respond because polytheism is theism, and theism is scary. [Read more…]

How Do You Know You’re on the Right Path?

In the moment I never know if I’m doing the right thing or not. It’s only after the fact, when I can look back and see how far I’ve come and what new opportunities the path has presented, that I can say “yes, this was the right choice” or “no, I should have done something else.” [Read more…]

Escaping Fundamentalism

How can you get away from fundamentalism for good? How can you have a life changing Pagan experience? There is no one right way. This is what worked for me. [Read more…]

The Future of Polytheism: Keeping the Gods at the Front

There is room in our many ethnic and regional traditions for people who simply want to honor the Gods and live ordinary lives. Our polytheist traditions are not all or nothing propositions and I hope they never will be. But the future of polytheism will be built by those who keep the Gods at the front of their practice. [Read more…]

Spiritual Buffets and the Value of Traditions

The many traditions of religion and spirituality are like a huge buffet offering an appetizing but bewildering assortment of choices. And like a buffet, picking spiritual practices at random can lead to an unhealthy diet. [Read more…]

5 Reasons You Can’t Find the Right Spiritual Path

Religion used to be simple: you learned the religion of your family growing up and that was that. Now there are more spiritual and religious options available now than at any time in history. But more choices makes life more complicated. [Read more…]

Advice To A Young Pagan

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…]