Beltane, Maypoles, and Spring into Summer

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Beltane might be the most joyous holiday on the Pagan Wheel of the Year, but how much of what we do actually harkens back to ancient paganisms? Is the Maypole a timeless phallic symbol or simply a place to celebrate the state of summer? Like all holidays, Beltane is a mix of the pagan and the secular, but taken as a whole the way many of us celebrate it feels timeless. [Read more...]

Beltane Ritual 2013

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A fun and flirtatious Beltane Ritual with lots of poetry, a bit of dancing, and of course innuendo. [Read more...]

The Pagan Movie Geek: Summer Movie Round-Up 2013

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Have a weakness for super hero movies or sci-fi/fantasy films? So do I, and we preview the upcoming summer movie season through the perspective of the Pagan Movie Geek. [Read more...]

Strange Days: Jethro Tull’s Songs From the Wood

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Jethro Tull’s “Songs From the Woods” is hailed by many Pagans as a classic. Raise the Horns looks into one of the 70′s most Pagan-friendly long players. [Read more...]

10 Awesome Pop Pagan Moments (Part Two)

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Paganism creeps into pop culture in some of the strangest and most obvious places. Sure it’s been in movies like “The Craft,” but it’s also turned up on “The Simpsons” and in one of the most beloved books in all of children’s literature. We’ve picked out ten of our favorite moments from the worlds of music, literature, television, and film. [Read more...]

10 Awesome Pop Pagan Moments (Part One)

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Paganism creeps into pop culture in some of the strangest and most obvious places. Sure it’s been in movies like “The Craft,” but it’s also turned up on “The Simpsons” and in one of the most beloved books in all of children’s literature. We’ve picked out ten of our favorite moments from the worlds of music, literature, television, and film. [Read more...]

Deity: Both Young and Ancient

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Deity is continually being discovered, rediscovered, or created. I don’t think there are limits to the divine, or how you as a Pagan worship that divine. The gods cast their spell on me long ago. For those wishing to get caught up in their siren song, I hope they do the same to you. [Read more...]

Links and Stuff (and Cats!)

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Need a little extra reading this weekend? We’ve got you covered with links to great articles on the Jesus/Pagan conundrum, polyamory, stone age penises, and lots of other stuff. Oh, and there will be pictures of my cats. How can you beat that? [Read more...]

Why I am a Pagan

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Patheos is currently running a “blogger challenge” asking their diverse stable of writers to reflect on “Why They are What They Are” in 200 words or less. This is my little contribution. [Read more...]

Deity Calls, We Listen (Just Like Ancient Pagans)

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There’s a natural tendency to think of the gods as old, perhaps even as eternal and changeless, but the worship of deity has always been one of evolution. Gods rise, gods fall, gods are created, and gods are recreated.
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