The Light & Shade of Modern Paganism

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We live in a world of black t-shirts and tie dye, just as we live in a world of both light and shadow. Both perspectives feel Pagan in their own way, just as both perspective help to guide the journey. [Read more...]

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10 Tips for Large Group Ritual

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Designing public ritual for large groups can be a bit of a challenge, but using these ten tips and tricks will make things a lot easier. Often it’s the stuff that should be the most obvious that we forget to go over. Public ritual isn’t always easy, but you can make sure it’s rewarding for all involved. [Read more...]

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10 Awesome Pop Pagan Moments (Part Two)

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Paganism creeps into pop culture in some of the strangest and most obvious places. Sure it’s been in movies like “The Craft,” but it’s also turned up on “The Simpsons” and in one of the most beloved books in all of children’s literature. We’ve picked out ten of our favorite moments from the worlds of music, literature, television, and film. [Read more...]

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10 Awesome Pop Pagan Moments (Part One)

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Paganism creeps into pop culture in some of the strangest and most obvious places. Sure it’s been in movies like “The Craft,” but it’s also turned up on “The Simpsons” and in one of the most beloved books in all of children’s literature. We’ve picked out ten of our favorite moments from the worlds of music, literature, television, and film. [Read more...]

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Deity: Both Young and Ancient

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Deity is continually being discovered, rediscovered, or created. I don’t think there are limits to the divine, or how you as a Pagan worship that divine. The gods cast their spell on me long ago. For those wishing to get caught up in their siren song, I hope they do the same to you. [Read more...]

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Deity Calls, We Listen (Just Like Ancient Pagans)

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There’s a natural tendency to think of the gods as old, perhaps even as eternal and changeless, but the worship of deity has always been one of evolution. Gods rise, gods fall, gods are created, and gods are recreated.
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The Gods They Are a Changing

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Are the gods unchanging monoliths or do they change and grow alongside of we humans? Does history suggest they change and grow, or are we limited to one interpretation of deity made thousands of years ago? Some of us believe that the gods they are a changing. [Read more...]

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Pagans of the Books

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While Pagans have never been a people “of the book” they’ve long been a people “of the books.” The printed page has served as inspiration in Modern Paganism and the Western Magickal Tradition, and even as media evolves, will continue to do so. [Read more...]

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Eostre, Easter, Ostara, Eggs, and Bunnies

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I kind of celebrate Easter. If you grew up with Easter egg hunts, baskets full of jelly beans, and huge ham dinners it’s hard to leave all of that behind. Much like Christmas, the trappings of the Easter Holiday aren’t Biblical, they are a hodgepodge of Christian, pagan, culture, and circumstance. [Read more...]

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25 Most Influential People in the Birth of Modern Paganism (Top 5)

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There have been many contributors to Modern Paganism over the last 200 years, but who are the biggest contributors? In the the third and final installment of “The 25 Most Influential People in the Birth of Modern Paganism” we look at the five pioneers who made the biggest marks. [Read more...]

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