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August 15, 2017
Talking to Kids About Charlottesville
Your response will not be perfect – mine certainly wasn’t. But that will pale in...
August 13, 2017
Religion and Bad Assumptions
If we build our new religion on the foundational assumptions of our old religion, we...
April 11, 2017
October 31 will be my last day as Coordinating Officer of Denton CUUPS. I will...
April 04, 2017
The Jealous Druid
I’m amused that Jason Mankey is jealous of me. But I have my own Pagan-related...
March 02, 2017
Welcoming Children in Pagan Circles
Our children are the next generation of Pagans – we have an obligation to be...
January 22, 2017
Setting the Agenda For the Next Four Years
Maybe Trump is right – maybe it is midnight in America. But here’s the thing....
December 11, 2016
Resting in the Shadows of the Solstice
The many traditions of the Winter Solstice encourage us to light candles and make merry...
November 14, 2016
Be The Light – A UU Chalice Lighting
A UU chalice lighting for the Sunday after the election.
October 23, 2016
A Community is a Living Thing
Our Pagan groups are more than collections of individuals. They’re living things with their own...
October 16, 2016
Who Is My Co-Religionist?
We can have our own beliefs and refine them in conversation with others. We can...
August 21, 2016
A Service of Reconsecration
Yesterday, the Denton Unitarian Universalist Fellowship held a Reconsecration ceremony following eight months of repairs...
July 17, 2016
The Two Obligations of Good Religion
There are two obligations of good religion: to heal the world and to heal ourselves....
June 07, 2016
An Introduction to Religious Experience
There is a great lack of understanding of religious experience in our contemporary Western society....
June 02, 2016
UUs and Multifaith – Even Better Than You Think
UUA President Rev. Peter Morales says “the future of liberal religion is multifaith.” I’m in...
March 15, 2016
There’s No Room For Me In Your Religion
Many people in our wider society (from which Paganism and polytheism largely draw our members)...
February 14, 2016
Druidry Is Not My Religion
I’m inspired by the ancient Druids, I model my spiritual practice on what we know...
December 20, 2015
Arson at Yule
Denton CUUPS missed doing a Yule circle for the public, but we marked the Solstice...
November 29, 2015
Worshipping Fearsome Gods – Video
Here’s the video from the "Worshipping Fearsome Gods" Sunday service at Pathways UU on November...
November 22, 2015
Worshipping Fearsome Gods
The many Gods of our ancient ancestors include deities of chaos, death, and other unpleasant...
September 27, 2015
Why I Became a UU
Most of my writing on this blog concerns Paganism, Druidry, and polytheism. But I’m also...
July 23, 2015
Religious Diversity, Hospitality, and a Muslim Cemetery in Texas
I like living in Texas, but I don’t like having to deal with those who...
June 14, 2015
The Neteru in the 21st Century
We are not ancient Egyptians. Our food supply does not depend on the flooding of...
June 01, 2015
A Skeptic’s Guide to Gods and Spirits
We live in a thoroughly materialist culture – many of us are reluctant to discuss...
February 01, 2015
What a Polytheist learned from Unitarian Universalists
Although it is safer to be a heretic today than in the past, claiming that...
October 16, 2014
I’m thankful CUUPS is my spiritual home and I’m thankful I’ve had the opportunity to...
September 09, 2014
CUUPS Revisioning Survey
The Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans is beginning an intensive process of revisioning and we...
August 17, 2014
Pilgrimage and Convocation
Until fairly recently, travel was long, hard, expensive, and dangerous. Yet there has always been...
August 14, 2014
Nine Things I Think
Nine Things I Think: Pagan Pride Day, CUUPS Revisioning, depression and choice, community outreach, the...
July 27, 2014
Portrait of Danu
When an artist offers her devotion to a Mother Goddess, beautiful things can be created.
June 24, 2014
A Druid in the Marketplace of Religions
I’ve been harmed by false certainty, so I try to make it clear what I...
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