A Wiccan-Witch (and Sometimes Pagan)

For the most part these days I’m really content with just being a Witch, but if you need something more specific than that, I’ll happily tell you I’m a Wiccan-Witch. [Read more…]

Finding Cernunnos

“But he doesn’t have any myth,” I would say when someone asked me about Cernunnos. To myself I’d mutter “How can anyone worship or honor a god who doesn’t have any myths?” The idea just didn’t make sense to me. [Read more…]

All That Dies Shall Be Reborn

Most rituals involving those who have left us are about “letting go” but I’ve never understood this. Why would we need to “let go?” Don’t we love the people we’ve lost just as much as we love those still with us? The souls of the dead should not just be “set aside,” when someone passes. [Read more…]

Finding Paganism

I found Paganism in fits and starts across fourteen long years, and when I finally did embrace it, my life changed for the better. [Read more…]

Feeling that Pagan Spirit

Sometimes it’s nice to be reminded of just how much I love not just Wiccan-Witchcraft, but plain old Paganism. [Read more…]

There is Strength In Community

It’s easy to set up shop in one ultra-specific place and then never emerge from it, but I think our Paganisms suffer for it. [Read more…]

Failed Blog Posts: Notes From the Cutting Room Floor

Because this week marks my five year anniversary at Patheos Pagan I thought it might be fun to look through the reject pile and share some of my thoughts, that until now, didn’t quite make the cut. It’s like a blooper real on a DVD, but not funny! [Read more…]

8 Pagan Things to Do in the Summertime

If you are looking for some Pagan things to do this Summer and a few ways to connect (or reconnect) with your spirituality here are a few ideas. Happy Summertime! [Read more…]

Pagan Boots on the Ground

When I read about Paganism being on the decline I wonder if the writers of such things actually have boots on the ground and are out and about in the greater Pagan world. [Read more…]

Paganism Is Mostly Fine: The End is Not Near

Did you get the memo that Paganism is dying? I didn’t either, but it’s a notice that goes out every once in awhile or when someone is trying to attract attention to their blog. I think Paganism today is fine, definitely not on its death bed, and is mostly in good hands. It’s changing, but it’s always done that, and probably always will. [Read more…]