I’m Thankful For The Pagan Community

As you gobble your turkey and say your prayers of gratitude next Thursday, remember to give thanks for our Pagan community. It’s a difficult community and often a frustrating community, but it’s a good community and I’m glad we’ve got it. [Read more…]

My Daily Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday, but giving thanks is an important part of daily spiritual practice. Rather than a holiday litany, I’d like to write about the things I give thanks for every day. [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…]

A Pagan Thanksgiving

Where do the bounties of Nature come from? Two things are certain: they didn’t come from us and they didn’t have to come at all, as the never-ending stories of famine and hunger remind us. They are gifts, and the first response to a gift is to say “thank you.” [Read more…]

Nine Things I Think

Nine Things I Think: Dracula, American Horror Story: Coven, the agony of defeat, Teo Bishop and his return to Christianity, Thanksgiving memories and more. [Read more…]

Gratitude Is Not Enough

Gratitude is important and necessary and helpful. A big part of my daily spiritual practice is giving thanks. But gratitude alone is not enough. [Read more…]