10 Tips for Large Group Ritual


Designing public ritual for large groups can be a bit of a challenge, but using these ten tips and tricks will make things a lot easier. Often it’s the stuff that should be the most obvious that we forget to go over. Public ritual isn’t always easy, but you can make sure it’s rewarding for all involved. [Read more...]

My Summer Weekend-Memorial Day


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


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?


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


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


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


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


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


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


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