Shiva: Horned God of My Heart

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People have been continuously worshipping Shiva for (possibly) over 5000 years. What does He offer to Modern Pagans who worship Him? More than most can imagine. [Read more...]

Pagan Pipe Dreams (What Do We Hope to Build?)

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What does the future hold for Modern Paganism? Probably division and argument, but what if we can get past all of that? Assuming some level of cooperation amongst each other, I think the future is bright, and that we are capable of great things. [Read more...]

Wiccanate? I Think Not.

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I have met all sorts of Wiccans and have even read a book with the word “Witta” in the title. What I’ve never come across is anyone describing themselves as “Wiccanate.” [Read more...]

Pagans and Interfaith

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Interfaith work can be beneficial, sometimes even personally gratifying, but can we take it too far? What are its objectives and does it come at a cost to our own community? [Read more...]

Suffering For the Gods

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

Festival Season 2014

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February means “Pagan Festival Season” at my house, but before the fun can begin there are notes to write and Power Point slides to finish up. It’s both my favorite and least favorite time of year, but I love it regardless, and wouldn’t have it any other way. [Read more...]

The Wizard and the Witch: A Book Review

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“The Wizard and the Witch” is one of those books students of Pagan history and polyamory will be reading decades from now. It’s the chronicle of two Pagan pioneers told honestly and with a great deal of humor. This was one of the rare books truly worth the wait. [Read more...]

The Questions of Polytheism

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I’ve always called myself a polytheist, but the label is no where near as important as my relationship with deity. Are the gods somehow all related? Does it matter? Why defining my own polytheism often leaves me with more questions than answers. [Read more...]

Reasons For Celebrating Imbolc

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Imbolc has never been my favorite holiday, but it’s always been an important mile-marker on the Wheel of the Year. It lacks the sexiness of Samhain or Beltane, but it offers a whole host of reasons for celebration and reflection. No matter your geographical and/or life circumstances Imbolc can still have meaning. [Read more...]

A Failure to Communicate (And Hope for the Future)

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Sometimes I look around the Pagan Blogosphere and simply shake my head, unsure of what to say. There are ways to argue and ways to disagree as an adult, curse words and personal insults are not among them. [Read more...]


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