The Devil in Pagan Pants


While the modern Devil is most certainly a Christian construction, he and his pseudonyms have occasionally made appearances in Modern Paganism. [Read more...]

The Pagan Sandbox


Modern Pagandom is a lot like a giant sandbox. There are some of us practicing Wiccan Rituals while eating cakes and sipping on wine. Another group consists of ladies singing songs of praise to the Great Goddess. Druids throw sacrifices into a fire and the Asatru honor their gods. There are lots of things going on in the Pagan Sandbox, and while we might not all agree on what game to play, most of us are willing to admit that we are in the same sandbox. [Read more...]

Holier Than Thou Paganism


The Pagan Blogosphere is generally a positive place where information is freely exchanged and the Pagan Umbrella litigated. However, be wary of those Holier Than Thou Pagans with their ancient secrets that cannot be shared and their sweeping edicts defining all of Pagandom. [Read more...]

Rock Stars Are the Next Gods


Superheroes as gods? You can do what you want, but my money is on dead rock stars. [Read more...]

Year Old Horns


It’s been a full of year of horn raising and cider chasing at Raise the Horns so it’s time for a quick look backwards along with a big “thank you” to everyone who has made the past year possible. It’s been a fun ride and we are only just getting started. [Read more...]

Interview With an Atheist Pagan


For me, relationship with the gods is what makes me a Contemporary Pagan. I’ve never understood Paganism without deity, even though I have many friends who lean that way. I thought it would be interesting to interview one of my “Atheist Pagan” friends in an attempt to better understand her way of thinking. [Read more...]

Pagans on a Peninsula


Michigan is not generally thought of as a hotbed of Pagan activity, but there are a lot of great people there who are building a thriving Pagan Community. [Read more...]

The Light & Shade of Modern Paganism


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...]

10 Tips for Large Group Ritual


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...]

My Summer Weekend-Memorial Day


It’s a long holiday weekend, so it’s time for three solid days of reading, watching, listening, eating good food, and maybe downing a new drink or two. It’s my summer weekend, and while there’s not a lot of travel involved, there will still be a lot of things to keep me occupied. [Read more...]