Lessons From a War Goddess

I am not a soldier or a warrior and yet I am a priestess of Macha and a follower of the Morrigan. [Read more…]

My Magical Partner

I’ve been married to the same wonderful woman for ten years now. Even more than my wife she’s my magical partner, my life partner, and the best part of me. [Read more…]

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

In order to walk in the light one must understand the darkness, not only in the world and in magic, but also in ourselves. The time between Mabon and Samhain provides the perfect opportunity to do just that. [Read more…]

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…]