How the West Didn’t Lose God

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Christianity is in decline but that doesn’t mean “God is dead,” it only means that God is being redefined, reimagined, and experienced in different ways. Families are changing, but families are not something that should be defined by society, they should be defined by those within them. [Read more...]

The Ancient Nature of Midsummer

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Customs and traditions associated with the Summer Solstice are thousands of years old. Veneration of the sun has been with humanity from almost the very beginning and has lasted from pagan antiquity down through the Christian-era and all the way down to today. [Read more...]

Defining Traditional Witchcraft

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What is Traditional Witchcraft? The answer most likely depends on who you ask. [Read more...]

The Witch & The World Cup

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This year’s World Cup may not matter to a lot of Modern Pagans, but it abounds with interesting subplots. Corruption, greed, curses, Witch Doctors . . . . . and a very large nation with a whole lot of our Pagan brothers and sisters is hosting the most watched event in the world. [Read more...]

Solitary Rituals: The Witch Alone

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In coven situations I’m good with rituals. The rites of both my tradition and my house-coven have very specific ways of doing things; in both groups I’m very much following a specific “system of rites.” When alone I certainly perform “ceremonial actions,” but I tend not to think of spontaneous one-off events as ritual. [Read more...]

Pagan Influences

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No “one Paganism” has shaped my path over the last two decades. I’m a product of several different influences, and I acknowledge them all in my rituals, writings, and beliefs. [Read more...]

Finding the Goddess

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Twenty years ago this Summer I said my first prayer to the Great Lady. Twenty eight years ago this June I first said Her name. [Read more...]

Solitary, Coven, and Circle Rituals

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What kind of ritual are you doing? Who is your audience? There are several different kinds of ritual, and all of them require different approaches. [Read more...]

10 Important Women in Goddess Spirituality

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In many ways the “heart” of Modern Paganism lies within the Goddess movement. Here are ten pioneers who worked tirelessly for the rights of women and to re-establish the Great Goddess in modern society. [Read more...]

10 Important Nineteenth Century Occultists & Magicians

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The Nineteenth Century was a hotbed of occult activity and many of those individuals left a lasting mark on both the occult and Modern Paganism. From tarot cards to Spiritualism to sex magic the Nineteenth Century had a little bit of everything. [Read more...]


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