Restoration gone Wild, Hunt that is. . .

Wild Hunt

For a bit over a year we have been outlining the emerging Pagan Restoration, the creation if not renewal of Pagan culture and society and the activism that drives it. I am deeply grateful for the attention you have given me. However, my own work is shifting. I must consolidate my public writing for a time and so I must say good bye to this wonderful audience. [Read more...]

Leadership is Relationship

Penguin Leadership

Leadership is a two way street. Those who lead only do so because of those they serve. Leadership is inalienably about service, or it is tyranny. Leadership is also risky. There are lessons to be learned from penguins and the language of ordination. [Read more...]

How Pagans can Save the World: the Pagan Restoration

dawn

Civilization totters; it needs a new Hierophant to show forth the Sacred, the values that bring about a successful life for All. Pagans are positioned with the skills to fulfill this holy task, and as the Shadow of Western Civilization, we have the power… [Read more...]

Why Pagans Can Save the World

Nemesis_square

Magic-users know that every problem invokes its own solution. I submit that we Pagans were invoked into existence by the crisis humanity is undergoing right now. We are especially suited as the catalyst that will reify a successful future for humanity. [Read more...]

Who is Pagan?

Allegory of Hope, by George Frederic Watts (1886)

‘Pagan’ has a vague and confusing definition that keeps us from understanding who we are and our importance at this time in history. Taking a historical view we can, however, eliminate a number of false definitions and come to focus on our unique nature. This contradicts many of the colloquial and even academic ideas about what and who is Pagan, but this deconstruction is a necessary process for us to attain to our rightful place in the world. So I ask: Who is Pagan? [Read more...]

Pagan Ministry: Serving the Pagan People/s

Golden Gate Bridge being built

Ministry is fundamentally about serving the ‘congregation,’ in contrast to being primarily about serving the Gods, as in Priesthood. The metaphorically upward movement of priesthood differs from the downward movement of ministry. [Read more...]

Pagan Priesthood: Setting the Table, Restoring the Way of the Gods

Temple of Aesculapius, Waterhouse

Priesthood in the ancient world was a call to service and a coveted honor. The Priestfolk were responsible for maintaining the rhythm of society through worship and festival, nurturing the culture’s connection with the Gods. Pagan Priesthood is far from there, but we can rebuild… [Read more...]


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