5 Things I Learned At Mystic South

Mystic South 2017 was an amazing, magical, memorable event. I’m so glad I was there. These are the five lessons I’m taking away from the conference. [Read more…]

Owning Land in an Animist World

We can own land, at least in a limited sense of the term. But owning land does not give us absolute control over it. Rather, it increases our ability and our responsibility to care for the land like the living, inspirited being it is. [Read more…]

Nine Things I Think

Nine Things I Think: two new books, The Wild Hunt, the Presidential debate, camping, and news on my own book. [Read more…]

The Future of Pagan Leadership

Paganism will continue to grow in both breadth and depth. The question, then, is “how do Pagan leaders foster both breadth and depth?” How do we foster elite levels of skill and devotion without becoming elitist? [Read more…]

Payment, Reciprocity, and Common Sense

The Pagan community really should have figured this out by now, but apparently we haven’t. Fraud = bad. Reciprocity = good. And if you want something done right, expect to pay a fair price. [Read more…]

Amanda Palmer and the Art of Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has become a seemingly magical source of money for a variety of projects and causes. But like all magic, it’s far more complicated than it appears on the surface. [Read more…]

Vision of a Pagan Future

Paganism needs institutions if it’s going to become the societal force we need it to become. But let’s leave room in our Big Tent for the mystics and wild witches who will not let us forget why we became Pagans in the first place. [Read more…]

Nine Things I Think

Nine Things I Think: a new blog, a podcast, football, Dick Tracy’s watch-phone, and a TV full of witches. Oh, and an upcoming sermon on Druids. [Read more…]