The Triumph of Mabon

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Even though many don’t particularly like it, the word “Mabon” has come to signify the Autumn Equinox and early Fall. Is that a triumph or a tragedy? [Read more...]

20 Questions with Sable Aradia

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Sable Aradia is a peer, a friend, and now a published author! Her first book “The Witches Eight Paths of Power” is a legitimately good one and led to these 20 Questions. [Read more...]

Vacation as Pilgrimage

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Next week my wife and I are headed overseas for our first extensive trip in many years. Some would use the word vacation to describe out trip but I prefer the term “pilgrimage,” because much of our trip will revolve around the spiritual and sacred. [Read more...]

Not My Elder

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There are lots of “elders” within the various traditions that make up Modern Paganism, but someone else’s elder may not necessarily be my own. [Read more...]

Witches Toolbox: The Book of Shadows

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The Book of Shadows isn’t just a book of rituals, it documents tradition and the journey of the individual Witch. [Read more...]

(Un)Wilding Witchcraft

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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...]

Pagan Time Capsule: 1990′s

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The 1990′s were a big decade for Paganism. There was “The Craft,” a whole lot of Pagan-sounding music, and some of the best and worst Pagan books ever published. It’s a trip into my favorite (and most formative) decade of Paganism! [Read more...]

Pagan Time Capsule: 1980′s

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The 1980′s might not have been the best decade for Modern Paganism, but it was still full of firsts and important milestones. From David Bowie to the Pretenders to Scott Cunningham to Z Budapest the 1980′s had a little something for nearly everyone. [Read more...]

Pagan Time Capsule: 1970′s

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Were the 1970′s the most important decade in the history of Modern Paganism? Maybe not, but a case can be made that it was the most influential. [Read more...]

The Smaller Sabbats (Or Where did Lughnasadh Go?)

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Some sabbats just feel “smaller” than others. Looking around online this morning Lughnasadh felt that way to me. Why are some Pagan holidays more popular than others? [Read more...]


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