The Horned God: Not As Old As You Think

History is full of horned and antlered gods, but a “Horned God?” That’s a modern thing, not an ancient one. [Read more…]

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Dionysus at Yuletide

There are a whole host of deities that are honored in the early Winter, but in the customs and lore of Yuletide I always seem to find the face of Dionysus. [Read more…]

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Reconnecting With Your Spiritual Side

There are times when I feel really connected to my spirituality, and then there are those other times when it feels especially far away. It’s nearly impossible to feel spiritual all the time, but when it all seems so very far away there are a few (mostly) easy things you can do to reconnect. [Read more…]

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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…]

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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…]

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(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…]

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Suffering For the Gods

I don’t understand a theology of suffering as reward. Why would the gods want us to be miserable? [Read more…]

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The Charge of the God

Revealed now are the words of the Great God, or at least how one person sees him. I’ve been reciting this version of The Charge of the God for the last fourteen years, I thought it was about time I share it on Raise the Horns. [Read more…]

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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…]

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Deity Calls, We Listen (Just Like Ancient Pagans)

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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