Passing on the Faith? Probably Not

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Paganism has taught me what real interaction with deity is like because that interaction has been entirely organic. No one told me I should experience a “walk with Pan” it was something I got caught up in all on my own. If people are constantly telling you what deity to worship and how that deity perceives the universe it becomes that much harder to actually hear deity, any deity. Was Jesus actually answering me or was I simply repeating everything taught to me in Sunday School? [Read more...]

Your Responsibilities In Ritual

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Even when we aren’t leading a ritual we still have responsibilities in the circle. Obviously we should turn off our cell phones and pay attention to things, but it’s much more than that. See what you can do to make ritual better for everyone involved, and all without having to say a word. [Read more...]

Why Millennials Love Paganism

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Spirituality is changing at a rapid pace, and church membership among young people is at a low point. Could people be leaving Christianity behind because Modern Paganism better matches their beliefs? What many Millennials want out of Christianity can already be found in Paganism. [Read more...]

Looking for Lughnassa

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Solar festival? Day sacred to Lugh? A celebration of the first harvest? Lughnassa is many things and perhaps even more than we realized. [Read more...]

Occult in America: Albert Pike & Freemasonry

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Albert Pike will never make my list of “favorite occultists,” but he was influential in spreading European occult philosophies and ideas within the United States through Freemasonry. [Read more...]

Pagan Folkways: Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer

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The phrase “all-original, postmodern, mystical American folk” has been used to describe the music of Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer. Come find out why. [Read more...]

Occult in America: Joseph Smith

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Joseph Smith and the early Mormon Church were greatly influenced by magic and the occult. From peep stones to Freemasonry, Smith and his early followers were all over the occult map. [Read more...]

Buy These Now: Pagan Music 1969-1975

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Looking for some music with Pagan sounds or themes? We’ve got you covered with “Buy These Now,” highlighting some often overlooked musical gems. [Read more...]

Magick & The Occult in America: The Long Lost Friend

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One of the most interesting things about The Friend is that it was a huge bestseller in its own time, and still probably holds the record for bestselling “American grimoire.” [Read more...]

Ramble On: Call of the Wild

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The drums, the moon, the clear skies, the workshops and a thousand like minded folks… it must be outdoor Pagan Festival time. [Read more...]


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