An Introduction to Religious Experience

There is a great lack of understanding of religious experience in our contemporary Western society. This is not surprising. Religious experiences are messy, they’re subjective, and they don’t play by the rules of orthodoxy – they’re hard for religious leaders to control. [Read more…]

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UUs and Multifaith – Even Better Than You Think

UUA President Rev. Peter Morales says “the future of liberal religion is multifaith.” I’m in strong agreement with this idea, but I’m not sure he understands just how deep it can be if it’s done right. [Read more…]

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There’s No Room For Me In Your Religion

Many people in our wider society (from which Paganism and polytheism largely draw our members) don’t know what to make of religions that 1) don’t claim to be for everyone, and 2) don’t attempt to cater to everyone. [Read more…]

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Druidry Is Not My Religion

I’m inspired by the ancient Druids, I model my spiritual practice on what we know about them, and I’m a full member of the largest Druid order in the world. I do what Druids do – I am a Druid. But Druidry is not my religion. [Read more…]

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Arson at Yule

Denton CUUPS missed doing a Yule circle for the public, but we marked the Solstice and we laid the groundwork for a strong recovery. We will return to providing public rituals at Imbolc. [Read more…]

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Worshipping Fearsome Gods – Video

Here’s the video from the “Worshipping Fearsome Gods” Sunday service at Pathways UU on November 22. [Read more…]

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Worshipping Fearsome Gods

The many Gods of our ancient ancestors include deities of chaos, death, and other unpleasant matters. Whether we see Them as metaphors or archetypes or as something more, these fearsome Gods and Their stories can be helpful in our efforts to live by our principles and establish justice in our land. [Read more…]

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Why I Became a UU

Most of my writing on this blog concerns Paganism, Druidry, and polytheism. But I’m also a Unitarian Universalist, and today at my UU church I was one of four speakers on the theme “why I became a UU.” This is my story. [Read more…]

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