Handfastings & Weddings: A Guide

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Planning a wedding or a handfasting? A few rites and tips to make your ceremony and day even more special. [Read more...]

They’re Remaking “The Craft” Don’t Get Upset

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So they might remake the move “The Craft.” Maybe the news isn’t as bad as some people think. [Read more...]

Little White Lies: Christian Books on Modern Witchcraft

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People have written some rather absurd things about Modern Witchcraft over the past thirty years. Sadly most of those writers know better, which makes them either delusional or liars. [Read more...]

“The Craft” Didn’t Change Everything

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“The Craft” is sometimes credited with spearheading the Witchcraft Revival of the 1990′s, but instead of being trendsetting, it was simply a Hollywood-reaction to an already ongoing pop-culture phenomenon. [Read more...]

Missing Beltane

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Reflections on spending Beltane away from home, and why that’s harder to do with Beltane than some of the other sabbats. [Read more...]

Beltane Ritual 2015

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Before maypoles and Morris dancers Beltane was essentially a fire festival. The central working in this ritual comes directly from an old Scottish “Bel-tein” rite. [Read more...]

What to Do With Broken Statuary

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What does one do when a deity statue breaks? Burial, and a new purpose, have always felt like the proper approach to me. [Read more...]

Be Nice to the “Fluffy Bunnies”

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I have a confession to make. When I first started out in Paganism some twenty-odd years ago I was what some of you might call a “Fluffy Bunny” and looking back on it I wouldn’t change a thing. [Read more...]

The Charge of the Goddess: A History

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A couple of weeks ago I somehow ended up in a discussion about The Charge of the Goddess on social media. I think the argument was about “who wrote the Charge?” a question which is more complex than most people realize.

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Can There Be Paganism Without the Occult?

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Can there be Paganism without the occult? Probably, but I think it would be extremely diminished and certainly doesn’t represent our past. [Read more...]


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