My Summer Weekend-Memorial Day

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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...]

Ray Manzarek (1939-2013)-Break on Through

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Celebrating the life and legacy of Ray Manzarek, keyboardist and founder of The Doors, and one of rock’s all time greats. No band has had a bigger impact on my own Pagan practice, and Manzarek deserves a lot of the credit. See you on the next turn of the Wheel. [Read more...]

Do Pagans Proselytize?

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We Pagans dont’ generally think of ourselves as a proselytizing bunch, but is it something we engage in anyway? [Read more...]

Reading Modern Pagan History

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Interested in reading about the origins of Modern Paganism? We’ve got you covered with a list of over 15 titles that should be on any well read Pagan’s bookshelf. [Read more...]

I Read, I Write . . Book Reviews

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This time on “I Read, I Write” we’ve got reviews of “Steampunk Magic” by Gypsey Elaine Teague, “Make Magic of Your Life” by T. Thorn Coyle, “The Myth of Persecution: How Early Christians Invented a Story of Martyrdom” by Candida Moss, and “Madame Blavatsky: The Mother of Modern Spirituality” by Gary Lachman. All of that and the occasional insight into Paganism too! [Read more...]

The Pain of Mother’s Day

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I’m sure that we all experience holidays that depress instead of uplift. For me, that holiday is Mother’s Day and the days preceding it. [Read more...]

Gateways to Paganism: Silver RavenWolf

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For many people, the books of Silver Ravenwolf have served as a gateway to Paganism. Love her or hate her, she’s sold a lot of books and by doing so, has influenced a lot of folks. [Read more...]

Wicca and the Fork in the Road

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For some the word “Wicca” refers only to an initiatory path, but over the last thirty years the word Wicca has evolved and is now used by a broad spectrum of people. Can both sides be right? [Read more...]

Doing (and Writing About) Pagan Things

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Being a Pagan is about doing Pagan things. Why does that always seem so hard to write about? [Read more...]

My Defining Pagan Moment

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I’ve always wished that my “Pagan Origin Story” was cool and involved some sort of lineal family Witchcraft tradition. Sadly (or perhaps humorously) my big Pagan Moment involved a mall and a four dollar paperback book. They were small steps that would begin a much greater, and more rewarding, journey. [Read more...]


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