The Tarot and Led Zeppelin

Are there explicit tarot-inspired images in the music and art of Led Zeppelin? You bet! It’s a little rock history and some tarot history all in one tidy little package. [Read more…]

Pan: The God of All

In Modern Greek the word pan translates to “everything” or “all” but it’s much more likely that the god Pan derives his name from the Greek word root “pa” which translates to “Guardian of the flocks.” Pan’s first role has always been that of the shepherd, the guardian between civilization and the wild. [Read more…]

On Blogs, Fox News, and Emerging Pagan Media

The online Pagan world is more than just blogs and Facebook. There’s actually a “Pagan Media” now and we are expressing ourselves and our spirituality in new and exciting ways. [Read more…]

Culturally Christian

Some holidays are just impossible to escape from. Celebrating Easter doesn’t make anyone less of a Pagan, sometimes it’s just something expected of you. Along with religious obligations there are sometimes family obligations too. [Read more…]

Whither the Word Witch

Are the producers of “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters” insulting Modern Witches, or just simply using another definition of the word witch? Are Witch and Wiccan synonyms? Can I ask some more questions here? [Read more…]

Refusing to Paint With Broad Strokes

Why the antagonism? Let’s not forget that people outside of our own faith tradition are often fighting the same battles we are. Besides, none of us have a stranglehold on the truth. [Read more…]

The Super Bowl and Pagan Disconnect

Imbolc Rituals on Super Bowl Sunday? Why do so many Pagans seem unaware of the Super Bowl? Could it be a giant case of Pagan Disconnect? [Read more…]

Imbolc Ritual 2013

This was the first public ritual (outside of festival) that I wrote and presented for public consumption out here in Northern California. Be warned, this is not an Imbolc Ritual for the Midwest, but it might work in the Southeast or other places that are green and rainy this time of year. [Read more…]

Sex, Ritual, and Las Vegas

A couple of quick reflections on the “sex positive’ tendencies of the Pagan Community, and a little worry from the author as he prepares to attend the Adult Entertainment Expo. Yes, you read that last part properly. [Read more…]

Big Tent Syndrome (Or Running To the Word Pagan)

The debate on using the word “Pagan” continues. [Read more…]