Celebrating Yule

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I’ve always thought of Yuletide as the “most Pagan” of all holiday seasons. So many cherished holiday customs have survived from pagan antiquity into the present day and Midwinter is full of Pagan and secular stuff that makes for great rituals and celebrations. [Read more...]

A Conversation With Sonja Sadovsky (Author of “The Priestess and the Pen”)

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“The Priestess and the Pen” is one of the most interesting and unique “Pagan History” books to be released in the last ten years. It’s mostly an exploration into the role of “Priestess” in the works of authors Marion Zimmer Bradley, Diana L. Paxson, and Dion Fortune, but it’s also a captivating look into the Triple Goddess archetype. Author Sonja Sadovsky was kind enough to answer some of my questions about the book and the result is a lively look at Paganisms past, present, and future. [Read more...]

A Pagan Celebrating Christmas

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I’m a Pagan who celebrates Christmas, I know that bothers a few folks out there but I think my reasons for celebrating it are valid. Holidays are what we make of them, and at my house we continue to make Christmas memories. [Read more...]

4 Things People Say At Christmas (That Are Most Likely Wrong)

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The Holidays are a popular time for misinformation, and most of it’s spread with the best of intentions. It’s fun to think that Jesus and Horus are brothers or that Santa is more mushroom trip than Saint Nicholas, but that doesn’t make it true. [Read more...]

No Man Is an Island

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As a Pagan I believe that there are threads that connect us all to the Earth and one another. Because of this “no man is an island” and every man’s death diminishes me because I am involved in mankind. Sadly, there are millions of Americans who either choose to ignore the threads that bind us together or seek to sever them. [Read more...]

The Best Yuletide Cartoons

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For many of us “Christmas Cartoons” are a part of the Holiday Season. The best Yuletide specials appeal to both adults and children, and often feature “Pagan friendly” stories and messages. From Rudolph to Krampus we pick the best Holiday cartoons! [Read more...]

A Little Light Reading . . .

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Wonder Woman! Thor! David Bowie! Melek Taus! Planned Parenthood! Vikings! These things don’t necessarily have a whole lot in common but they all feature in several recently released books that might be of interest to many in the Modern Pagan Community. [Read more...]

Pagan Things Made By Pagans For Pagans

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Instead of hitting the big box stores this holiday season, how about supporting Pagan and Pagan-friendly artisans and entrepreneurs? From soap to jewelry to edibles we’ve got you covered this Yuletide! It’s the perfect shopping list if your coven plays Secret Befana! [Read more...]

Pagan Pilgrimage: The Roman Baths

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The Roman Baths are an interesting little piece of history, but the real magic and wonder lies in the temple ruins that once stood nearby. Here the gods of old were worshipped and honored, and when I visited the city of Bath, I could feel them near me, just as they would have been 2000 years ago. [Read more...]

Witch Rock: A Primer

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“Witch Rock” is occult-laced low-fi hard rock with female vocals and psychedelic influences. It’s probably not the “next big thing” in music, but it beats a lot of the alternatives. Come check out some of the hardest working and most amazing bands in rock music today.
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