Finding Pagan Space . . . In January

January can be a difficult time of year. Yuletide has ended but Imbolc is still weeks away. How does one find their Pagan center during Winter’s longest month? [Read more…]

The Non-Adept’s Guide to Robert Cochrane

Robert Cochrane was a witch active in the early 1960’s until his untimely death in 1966. Though he has a rather limited written legacy he has had a huge influence on Modern Witchcraft in the decades since his passing. This is not the definitive account of Cochrane and his work, but does provide a good starting point. Cochrane left us nearly fifty years ago, but his work lives on. [Read more…]

Pagan Superlatives 2014

There are a lot of fine Pagans out there deserving of awards and special recognition. In all of Pagandom there is no award more prestigious than the “Hornie” from the blog “Raise the Horns.” We’re handing out superlatives and it’s all in good fun. Maybe you made the list! [Read more…]

The Best of Raise the Horns 2014

Over 100 blog posts at Raise the Horns this year! Hundreds of thousands of visitors! A look back at some of our best moments along with some insight into the world of Pagan blogging. It’s the best of Raise the Horns 2014! [Read more…]

Celebrating Yule

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”)

“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

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)

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

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

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…]