Three Lessons Learned from Star Wars That Prepared Me For Paganism

Promo shot for "The Force Awakens," from Disney/Lucasfilm

For many of us Star Wars was a formative influence. In some ways I think it helped shape me, and in doing so, prepared me to walk the Pagan Path.
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Things I Hate About the Holidays

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Bah Humbug! I generally love the Holiday season, but there are always a few things about it that bother me. [Read more...]

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No Absolutes: The Things I Don’t Know About Deity

“The Judgement of Paris” by Peter Paul Rubens, from WikiMedia.

When it comes to deity I try to avoid writing and even thinking about it in absolutes. To put it simply, when it comes to the nature of deity, I just don’t know. [Read more...]

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Taking Back Pagan Things: A Yule Ritual

"Roman Saturnalia" by John Reinhard_Weguelin (From WikiMedia)

A ritual celebrating the pagan holiday traditions loved by so many people this time of year. [Read more...]

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The Krampus

Image by Budimir Jevtic, courtesy of Shutterstock.

The world seems to be undergoing a full-scale Krampus revival, but where did he come from? (Hint, it’s not the North Pole.) [Read more...]

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Repose-A Ninth Sabbat

Image by  Byjeng, courtesy of Shutterstock.

Repose is a sort of ninth sabbat, tucked in between Samhain and Yule. It’s the quiet moment between two much more hectic sabbats and an acknowledgement of the changing Earth. [Read more...]

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(More) Pagan Things Made by Pagans For Pagans

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The (not quite) perfect holiday gift guide featuring Pagan things made by Pagans for Pagans! Perfect for the coven, grove, or circle that enjoys playing Secret Krampus! [Read more...]

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Thanksgiving Myths

"The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth" by Jennie Augusta Brownscombe.  From WikiMedia.

Thanksgiving is one of America’s most enduring and beloved holidays, but it’s origins and history are far more tangled than most history books suggest. [Read more...]

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Paganism in the Disney Vaults

"The Goddess of Spring" by the Walt Disney Company.

Animated versions of Persephone and Pan next to Mickey Mouse? Not quite, but the Walt Disney company did make some outstanding cartoons in the 1930′s that still appeal to Pagan audiences. [Read more...]

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Remembering Carl Weschcke

Photo courtesy of Llewellyn.

Carl Weschcke was simply one of the most important people ever in the modern history of magick, Paganism, Witchcraft, and the occult. We were all touched and influenced by him, whether we know it or. [Read more...]

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