Paganism, Batman, and Doing it Wrong

If you do not love my thing in the same way, to the same degree, and for exactly the same reasons that I do, you are doing it wrong. [Read more…]

On Being a “Bad” Polytheist

Over the last couple of years I’ve heard several times from various sources that Wiccans aren’t polytheists, even though the majority of Wiccans I know identify as polytheists. [Read more…]

No Absolutes: The Things I Don’t Know About Deity

When it comes to deity I try to avoid writing and even thinking about it in absolutes. To put it simply, when it comes to the nature of deity, I just don’t know. [Read more…]

Many Gods, Many Paganisms

While I remain a big fan of the Pagan Umbrella I think there are some holes in it, but it leaks a bit less when we break bread and drink cider together. [Read more…]

Why I Call Myself a Polytheist

I’ve always thought of myself as a practitioner of Wicca and a polytheist. I think deity is real and that it can and does interact with us. [Read more…]

Gods or No Gods? (And Why It Sometimes Doesn’t Matter)

There are Pagans out there who believe in deity and some who don’t. A difference in beliefs doesn’t somehow make someone “less a Pagan” than your or I. We are all out there trying to connect with something, shouldn’t that be good enough? [Read more…]

Why I Believe in the Supernatural

Sometimes it feels like “supernatural” is a dirty word. It’s as if believing in anything unexplainable makes me a doubter of science at best, and delusional at worst. However, I’ve just had too many powerful encounters with deity and the unknown to not embrace the world just outside our own. For me, the supernatural is real, and I’ve got the stories that explain why. [Read more…]

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…]

The Questions of Polytheism

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…]

Finding The God

How does one find the God? Perhaps the gods find us and we don’t have much choice in the matter? Jason Mankey recounts his early experiences with deity and how ended up “raising the horns” above all else. [Read more…]


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