Five Very Pagan British Pubs

Five pubs worth visiting when living in or visiting England, all with cider and rather Pagan overtones. [Read more…]

Christianity: I Don’t Miss It

After a friend reflected on possibly missing Christianity I asked myself the same question. Do I miss it, any of it? Even a little? The quick answer is “not a bit.” [Read more…]

The Triumph of Mabon

Even though many don’t particularly like it, the word “Mabon” has come to signify the Autumn Equinox and early Fall. Is that a triumph or a tragedy? [Read more…]

20 Questions with Sable Aradia

Sable Aradia is a peer, a friend, and now a published author! Her first book “The Witches Eight Paths of Power” is a legitimately good one and led to these 20 Questions. [Read more…]

Vacation as Pilgrimage

Next week my wife and I are headed overseas for our first extensive trip in many years. Some would use the word vacation to describe out trip but I prefer the term “pilgrimage,” because much of our trip will revolve around the spiritual and sacred. [Read more…]

Not My Elder

There are lots of “elders” within the various traditions that make up Modern Paganism, but someone else’s elder may not necessarily be my own. [Read more…]

Witches Toolbox: The Book of Shadows

The Book of Shadows isn’t just a book of rituals, it documents tradition and the journey of the individual Witch. [Read more…]

Paganism & The New Age

For many Pagans “New Age” is a dirty turn of phrase often dismissed as any sort of progressive Spirituality that comes with a large price tag, but Paganism and the New Age have shared many ideas and philosophies over the past seven decades. [Read more…]

(Un)Wilding Witchcraft

I’ve always had trouble with the idea of a wild Witchcraft because my Witchcraft is not wild. There’s a method to my madness in circle and I tend to think of it as measured and controlled. [Read more…]

The Margins of Pagan History

Writing about Modern Pagan history presents extraordinary challenges. Things one person thinks are important might be inconsequential to another which makes determining what was truly “important” a somewhat thankless and often difficult task. [Read more…]