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Miasma Matters: Concerning Purity
I loved John Beckett's post on purity, even if I did flinch...
Revisiting Pagan Calvinism
Back in 2012 I wrote about a fundamentalist aspect of Pagan religious...
A Generation of Converts: Back to a Life...
Looking back over decades spent contemplating religion is a curious thing. With...
Wiccanate: Or You Think This Post Is About...
I get called an elitist, a snob, a fascist and filth by...
New Ancestors: Saying Goodbye, Saying Hello
My mom died last Sunday. Over the past few days I have...
Teach Me To Be Religious
There is a fascinating trend among the conversations I have had with...
Character References for the Gods
I make it a rule not to write under the influence, but...
Living: This Is Religion, Too
I have been insanely busy. It makes me feel guilty. I think...
Solon's Tenets: Integrity, Not Oaths
Consider your honour, as a gentleman, of more weight than an oath....
My Hopes For The Future of Paganism
Long ago, Patheos did a series on the Future of Religion, including...
Practical Polytheism: A Review of Devotio Antinoo
There are few people in the world that I admire more than...
Being Negative Is Healthy; Or It's Good To...
Despite how often I display it, or state it outright, people keep...
Pagan Americana: Murphey's Midnight Rounders
There are many Pagan musicians I love passionately: Damh the Bard, SJ...
Third Parties, Choices, and Our Place In Paganism...
Last Friday I was at a rally for Libertarian presidential candidate Gary...
Learning New Steps To Dance
“Dance, when you're broken open. Dance, if you've torn the bandage off....
Just Like The Christians: An Interview with the...
[In the midst of a large Pagan convention a time machine appears...
Mishap, Magic, Minneapolis and Mabon
Yesterday I got to my bus stop on time only for no...
Christians Acting Like Christians: Dissecting Tim Dalrymple's Comments...
Tim Dalrymple is a good guy. If I were in the midst...
Embarrass Me. Please.
I really want the Patheos Pagan Facebook page to reach 4,000 by...
The Problem of the Personal Experience
I agreed to edit a devotional anthology to Hephaistos a coon's age...
So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish!
On April Fools 2010 I began working with Patheos, and added my...
The Five Points of Pagan Calvinism
The Five Points of Pagan Calvinism The Fluidity and/or Subjectivity of Ultimate...
Reciprocity, The Will of the Gods, and Theodicy
[Sometimes I have ideas for blog posts that I know will get...
Reducing Stress, Increasing Joy: The Stoicism of Epictetus
I am in a new state, in a strange part of the...
I'm A Patriotic Pagan But I'm Tired of...
I remember where I was. I was watching tv when the second...
A Very Public Pagan Pride
Saturday I went to the Twin Cities Pagan Pride and had a...
My First Pagan Pride
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Archiving Our History Before We Lose It
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Spiritual Pagan Tattoos
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Paganistan, I Am In You
Ok, so admittedly I am on the outskirts of Paganistan, crashing with...
Imperfect Gods: English to Polish to English
Rutilius got a kick out of my post Worshiping An Imperfect God,...
It is not a poetic metaphor, I am literally surviving off the...
Tattoos As Spiritual Markers
I had a strange day yesterday. I never had any intention of...
Why I Don't Believe In Forgiveness
[I wasn't going to publish this since I thought it was inappropriate....
Percy Jackson Can Lead To Paganism
Although in this case it's definitely soft polytheism/psychological pantheism: The Sydney problem,...
Open Thread: The Lion and the Unicorn Tavern
Once upon a time, long ago, in a land far, far away...
The Importance of Online Community
Online community gets dissed a lot. I know, because sometimes I'm the...
Moving to Paganistan
I have had a surprising weekend. I was unexpectedly given notice that...
John Cheese on Being Poor
I am, once again, doing the kind of frantic budgeting in which...
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I have exciting things afoot in my personal life. Cogs are moving...
Would Arranged Marriage Work For Pagan Communities?
Many of you probably already hate this idea, just from the title....
Dar Williams' In The Time Of Gods
I have been a big fan of Dar Williams since The Christians...
Astral Poo ( Or If Not For Bad...
Since sometime last week I have been fighting some kind of flu...
Fresh Snark: Spreading Some Love (and Hate) on...
With a large mug of coffee and plenty of coughing and sniffling,...
Eager for Decay: Looking Forward to Autumn
Autumn is my favorite season. I revel in it. I read somewhere...
Pagans and Family
I am mostly alive today. I've spent days busy dying: coughing, sleeping,...
Guest Post: P. Sufenas Virius Lupus' on Unnatural...
P. Sufenas Virius Lupus writes the Queer I Stand column here on...
Guest Post: Steven Abell's "The Toad Prince &...
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A "Legitimate" Paganism Experiment: What Do You Spiritually...
BT Newberg referenced the concept of Pagans trying to legitimize themselves "in...
Fresh Snark: What I'd Love To See On...
I had a day full of errands yesterday and more today, so...
Why I'm No Longer A Journalist, But Just...
People keep calling me a journalist, but that's not quite true. I...
Musical Geekery, Funny Geekery and Um... Some Geekery
I don't have enough of these videos to make a "13 things"...
Fresh Snark: Showtime's "Polyamory: Married and Dating"
First things first, I know a bit about polyamory. I know some...
The Paganism of Bernard Cornwell
I am a huge fan of Bernard Cornwell, and was thrilled to...
Rotten Apples: A Sad Rant on the State...
I decided to defrost a chest freezer by myself, which resulted in...
At Least Grant Me My Agency
I have passed a strange anniversary, and I don't know quite what...
Mars, Sikhs, Hindus and Polyamory! Oh My!
Way too much going on today for me to focus on one...
I Really Want Some Chick-Fil-A Right Now (Or...
Not only because it is Sunday, but because I haven't had Chick-Fil-A...
I Reject White Chocolate (Among Other Things)
I don't think it's actually chocolate at all. Someone wasted some sugar...
Paying the Price
"If you don't get what you want, it's a sign either that...
I Reject Jesus Christ
Recently a blogger not worth naming make the statement that Paganism is...
Counting Your First Fruits, Or What To Do...
Lammas, the festival of the loaf. The festival of first fruits. Of...
The Jonathan Merritt I Knew: Why He's Not...
I am not a warm and fuzzy person by nature, but my...
Being A Cultural Southern Baptist
I've written before on this blog about how the religious culture I...
13 Songs for Llamas (Or Lammas)
I think I owe you all a bit of holiday music. But...
Have You Seen Rowan Morrison?
Even though the film is about May Day, I think Lammas/Lughnasadh is...
Interfaith for the Lulz
Some days I think interfaith work is worth it. Some days I...
I Will Pray For You (She Said Sinisterly)
First of all, I FEEL BETTER! Whatever bug I had has vamoosed,...
I Am A Cis-Woman
I was born with all the biological markers of the female sex....
Cut Down By The Creeping Crud
I have so much to write. So much to do. So many...
Pagan Hangout: The Future of Pagan Publishing
From the dynamic between e-publishing and traditional publishing, to the rise of...
Aurora, Grey's Anatomy and Senseless Death
I've seen the headlines. I know the basics. But I haven't read...
Yesterday I wrote about owning things, and some of my readers were...
Why Polytheism Is Vital To Paganism
Not all of us are polytheists. I get that. I've just spent...
My Fat Is My Business
I'm supposed to be on vacation. Supposed to be getting a tan,...
Friday the 13th: The West Memphis Three Living...
When you're talking about bad luck, these guys had it. In spades....
I'm Dumb as Mary Jane and Lois Lane:...
Teo Bishop has come out as popular recording artist Matt Morris. I'm...
Pagan Hangout: Online Community, Culture, Trolls and Real...
Paganism online is a totally different animal from the face-to-face Pagan culture...
Dave Grega, one of the hosts of the Pagan Centered Podcast, died...
The Great Beast 666: Taking Another Look At...
Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. This...
A Quick Note on Sincerity Vs Competence
I have a house full of Wiccans playing in the dirt and...
Active Sexual Consent (and Dissent)
Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Since...
Does Being An Urban Pagan Make More Sense?
Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Higgs...
Numerology for Bloggers
I'm creeping up on my 666th post for this blog. Not counting...
Life Moves Pretty Fast: Learning to Love the...
Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Having...
Pagan Hangout Playlist and More Good Stuff
So I put all of the Pagan Hangout videos into a playlist,...
Fully Inclusive Pagan Events
Every month I've decided to promote fully inclusive Pagan events. I had...
What We Mean By Rape Culture
I debated over this post. My colleagues genuinely believe it's wrong to...
Minorities Are Always Wrong
Really, the only struggle of interfaith work is in actually encountering people...
Pagan Hangout: Media at Festivals
This week I'm going to be talking to a lot of Pagan...
Gender, Sex, Fat Acceptance and Other Weird Stuff
Buckle up. This is going to be a rambler. All across my...
Carefully Considering Conversion
I mentioned a few days ago that one of the atheist bloggers...
An Occult Memoir of New York: A Review...
My feelings regarding books sent to me for review are mixed. I...
Keeping Calm: Why I Prefer Tolerance
From what tiny scrap of info we have, it seems PSG made...
I like things to be just so. Perfect mood, perfect atmosphere, perfect...
Pagan Hangout: Sarah Whedon Discusses "Birth on the...
This week we're going to be doing the hangout a bit differently....
13 Songs for the Summer Solstice
I thought surely my readers were tired of these, but apparently not....
When Patheos Bloggers Convert...
We had a significant first at Patheos this morning. At least it...
God the Father: Pagan Perspective on Father's Day
My father has been dead for 13 years. He was a good...
Guest Post: Sarah W. Whedon shares "Why I...
Editor's Note: Patheos has an ebook publishing arm called Patheos Press. I'm...
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