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July 10, 2016
Miasma Matters: Concerning Purity
I loved John Beckett's post on purity, even if I did flinch uncomfortably on at...
July 04, 2016
Revisiting Pagan Calvinism
Back in 2012 I wrote about a fundamentalist aspect of Pagan religious culture that I...
May 01, 2016
A Generation of Converts: Back to a Life of Faith
Looking back over decades spent contemplating religion is a curious thing. With few exceptions, the...
April 05, 2016
Wiccanate: Or You Think This Post Is About You
I get called an elitist, a snob, a fascist and filth by the very people...
February 13, 2016
Character References for the Gods
I make it a rule not to write under the influence, but tonight I am...
September 20, 2012
Just Like The Christians: An Interview with the Emperor Julian
[In the midst of a large Pagan convention a time machine appears and within it...
September 18, 2012
Christians Acting Like Christians: Dissecting Tim Dalrymple’s Comments on Paganism
Tim Dalrymple is a good guy. If I were in the midst of paintball battle...
September 12, 2012
Reducing Stress, Increasing Joy: The Stoicism of Epictetus
I am in a new state, in a strange part of the country, with three...
August 29, 2012
Why I Don’t Believe In Forgiveness
[I wasn't going to publish this since I thought it was inappropriate. But I'm being...
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...
August 14, 2012
A “Legitimate” Paganism Experiment: What Do You Spiritually Need?
BT Newberg referenced the concept of Pagans trying to legitimize themselves "in the eyes of...
August 09, 2012
Rotten Apples: A Sad Rant on the State of Pagan Community
I decided to defrost a chest freezer by myself, which resulted in a pulled back...
August 03, 2012
Paying the Price
"If you don't get what you want, it's a sign either that you did not...
August 01, 2012
Counting Your First Fruits, Or What To Do With Spiritual Zucchini?
Lammas, the festival of the loaf. The festival of first fruits. Of tomatoes and cucumbers...
July 30, 2012
The Jonathan Merritt I Knew: Why He’s Not Quite Anti-Gay & Why I Feel Sorry For Him
I am not a warm and fuzzy person by nature, but my heart is hurting...
July 23, 2012
Yesterday I wrote about owning things, and some of my readers were displeased with the...
July 08, 2012
A Quick Note on Sincerity Vs Competence
I have a house full of Wiccans playing in the dirt and working on the...
June 29, 2012
What We Mean By Rape Culture
I debated over this post. My colleagues genuinely believe it's wrong to give things like...
June 04, 2012
Search Not My Heart (aka Don’t Pee In My Cheerios)
Have you ever read the Nicene Creed? It's an affirmation of the theological concepts of...
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...
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 26, 2012
Memorial Day: Remembering Their Service
One of the most controversial topics I write about is support for members of our...
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 17, 2012
Delphic Maxims: Know What You Have Learned (Γνωθι μαθων)
I have this trick of being able to repeat a phone number in my mind...
May 17, 2012
Delphic Maxims: Be Overcome By Justice (Ηττω υπο δικαιου)
This may be one of my favorite Maxims. It is the counterpoint to Obey the...
April 27, 2012
I Don’t Want To Live In A Pagan Ghetto
I'm taking this blog off-track for a moment. I had an eventful day yesterday involving...
March 27, 2012
The Limited Acceptability of the Female Geek
Yesterday geek icon Felicia Day shared an article by Tara Tiger Brown on Forbes. She...
March 20, 2012
Hint: It’s Because We Have Vaginas
In response to my post on veiling yesterday someone responded that in ancient times veiled...
March 19, 2012
Veiling: A Different Take On Pagan Womanhood
[I apologize for the length of this post. You might want to save this for...
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