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August 20, 2012
Fresh Snark: Spreading Some Love (and Hate) on Polyamory: Married & Dating’s Episode 6
With a large mug of coffee and plenty of coughing and sniffling, I steeled myself...
August 19, 2012
Pagans and Family
I am mostly alive today. I've spent days busy dying: coughing, sleeping, shivering and feeling...
June 02, 2012
How Gays Are Saving Marriage
I've tried to write this post several times, and simply haven't felt I could rise...
June 01, 2012
Eating God: Considering Eucharistic Ritual
It's not unusual to see Pagans joking about the "cannibalism" of the Christian eucharist. While...
May 29, 2012
Delphic Maxims: Think As A Mortal (Φρονει θνητα)
I like this Maxim. In the world of religion we spend a lot of time...
May 27, 2012
All About The Love: Congrats to the Wigglian Way!
I don't listen to enough Pagan podcasts. I'd be a better person if I did....
May 23, 2012
Will, The Great Work, World Religions, and Other Things
Wyrd bið ful aræd. (Fate is inexorable.) This is one of my favorite phrases from...
May 19, 2012
Delphic Maxims: Intend To Get Married (Γαμειν μελλε)
This is the first difficult Maxim I have to address, and not nearly the hardest...
May 18, 2012
Beyond Roses Red and Roses White (Possibly NSFW)
Writing can become a bad habit, and a simple question can set loose a torrent...
May 14, 2012
Everybody Say Love
I didn't have a lot of downtime this weekend really, but I'm in a really...
February 13, 2012
Opening Up To Love
Tomorrow is Valentines Day, beloved of romantics and dreaded by cynics. Even I, veritable grump...
February 09, 2012
14 Songs for Lupercalia (Valentines Day)
I could use some music today. How about you? I'm officially filing this under 13...
January 27, 2012
Gingrich Equates Gay Marriage to Paganism Like It’s A Bad Thing…
Newt is awesome. He is so arrogantly oblivious to his own hypocrisy that sometimes I...
January 18, 2012
The Final Episode of Big Love, the Goddess and Alternative Family
NOTICE: This post has been found in violation of H.R. 3261, S.O.P.A. and has been...
December 29, 2011
Religion Is Not A Matter Of Style
Yeah, I know. You already hate this post. Just from the title. I don't care....
December 19, 2011
When Interfaith Gets Ugly
Patheos is a diverse place. I tend to think of it like a city with...
November 02, 2011
Hospitality is the Law
Hospitality is the foundation of Paganism. Reciprocal relationships, maintaining the right order of things, Ma'at,...
September 30, 2011
Feast of The Good Galileans (or Star invents a Holiday)
There are days when I really hate Christians. I loathe them on those days. My...
July 25, 2011
Spiritual Warfare Is Essentially Black Magic
Back in 2000, maybe early 2001, there was a big prayer warrior event aimed at...
July 12, 2011
All Acts of Love
Civil rights is the defining issue of our age. My grandparents were born into a...
July 01, 2011
Life, Liberty and the Institution of Marriage?
Yesterday I was reading Timothy Dalrymple's post on the gay marriage debate. Tim's a good...
May 20, 2011
Grumpy Star and The Lovers’ Tarot Deck
When the Universe wants you to learn a lesson, it will ask nicely at first,...
May 10, 2011
The Power of Love
Nor does She demand sacrifice, for behold, She is the mother of all living, and...
March 31, 2011
Wyrd Designs – Is Heathenry Misogynistic? An Exploration into the Havamal
Through my years as a practicing Heathen in the Northern Tradition, there are certain subjects...
February 14, 2011
Love Conquers All
My coven's more or less unofficial motto (we never went through a formal process of...
February 14, 2011
A Quieter Kind of Valentine (UPG inside)
Yesterday Galina Krasskova wrote that she finds Aphrodite terrifying. I get that. Aphrodite doesn't terrify...
February 13, 2011
Happy Aphrodite’s Day? (A Few Curious Ramblings)
Aphrodite scares me. I have this list of Gods and Goddesses in my head (mostly...
January 01, 2011
Resolutions, Oaths and Promises
Everyone is busy making their New Year's resolutions and I've already made mine. At Yule,...
October 20, 2010
We are Born in Original Blessing
It was ex-Dominican and current American Episcopal priest Matthew Fox who coined the term "Original...
May 07, 2010
Ares and Aphrodite make love in Afghanistan
If you have ever had a hard time wrapping your mind around the hot, passionate...
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