The Three Brigits of the Ulster Cycle and the Forgotten Origins of Neopagan Theology

Christopher Scott Thompson

This week, we are pleased to once again host an original research article by Christopher Scott Thompson, exploring an alternative origin for the “maiden, mother, crone” Goddess theology that has been so influential in contemporary Paganism. [Read more...]

The Thirteen Vanic Virtues

Freya, by Igor Alexis Osorio Solis

The Vanir have their own set of virtues… [Read more...]

Joy at the Breakfast Table

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Maybe this is the best we can do for each other, ever: to keep a little space clear in all our relations to allow family, friends, colleagues, to be and become themselves. [Read more...]

When Storymaking Fails: Towards a Non-Narrative Theology

Waylands smithy

I distrust any religion that hands its followers too many answers. Answers close down the conversation, they take us from the journey to the idea of arrival, of finish line. [Read more...]

Storymaking, Artmaking, and the Work of the Soul

Photo by Heather Atkinson, published by permission

Maybe it’s a lifework to piece together the soul from the scraps and bits. [Read more...]

Storytime: Spiritual Geography as Story

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First we draw the map. Sometimes the map is a story. [Read more...]

Walking away from Omelas

Light Walk in October by Hartwig HKD

Have you read Ursula Le Guin’s classic short story, The ones who walk away from Omelas?

Omelas is a privileged city, almost a utopia, apart from the one thing that enables its citizens to lead full, happy, and carefree lives – and that one thing is what makes many people walk away from Omelas.

Would you walk away from Omelas? Or would you consider that the bargain is justified? [Read more...]


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