Archives for 2014

Ancestor Remembrance Project, Part 3

Blessings of Samhain!  I have so enjoyed doing this project with Ambaa and getting to know more about her spirituality and cultural traditions. This week, we decided to answer questions related to death and dying and ancestor remembrance. We both contributed to the questions. 1) What are some of the rituals by which your religion [Read More…]

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Ancestor Remembrance Project, Part 2

   Here is our second round of questions! I am enjoying getting to know Ambaa, my partner for the Ancestor Remembrance Project this month; her Patheos blog is The White Hindu. Part One of our exchange is here.   I wrote this week’s questions! 1) Did you celebrate Hallowe’en growing up? In school, at home, or both? Ambaa: [Read More…]

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Ancestor Remembrance Project, Part 1

My partner for the Ancestor Remembrance Project this month is Ambaa, whose Patheos blog is The White Hindu. We will be comparing different spiritual and family traditions related to our ancestry by answering questions around a theme each week. [Read more…]

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AHS FREAKSHOW Podcast discussion: TONIGHT!

We’ve been having difficulty getting Google Hang Out to host our video chat (the new phone-based app’s upgrades are affecting connectivity in a very bad way); so, for the time being, we’ll be doing our chats on the radio! BlogTalkRadio, that is. Tune in tonight at 11 pm EST to hear me and Lilith Dorsey [Read More…]

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The Media Witch is Back! And so is AMERICAN HORROR STORY…

Didja miss me? I have been on a lengthy hiatus due to an extremely busy autumn…but, I am back just in time, as the witchiest month of all begins to heat up…(insert gratuitous cackle here) Hot on the heels of that amazing lunar eclipse, we had the premiere of a cray-ray new season of AMERICAN [Read More…]

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New Arthurian film series: Guy Ritchie, SOA’s Charlie Hunnam…yes, please

Some exciting news this week! Deadline.com announces a new film series about the Arthurian saga helmed by director Guy Ritchie (best known for his debut film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels). But of course the really exciting part of this news is that Charlie Hunnam (Jax on FX’s wildly popular show Sons of Anarchy) is being tapped to play King Arthur. [Read more…]

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A Fitting Memorial for Margot Adler… a Bench in Her Beloved Central Park

One of Margot’s friends from NPR is spearheading an idea to get a bench installed in her name in Central Park, near where she lived. For those who don’t know, Margot walked in Central Park as often as she could and was an avid birder. [Read more…]

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Shocking and Sad: Rest in Peace, Margot Adler

Margot Adler was author of the important book Drawing Down the Moon, an NPR journalist, and a practicing pagan. I knew her. I respected her. I was happy to have spent time talking and laughing with her. And I am very, very sad she is gone from us. [Read more…]

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Has Pagan Environmentalism Failed? Yes, Yes, A Resounding Yes.

All I know is, we, the pagan community, creators of and participants in a spiritual movement that has had widespread ramifications worldwide, were once poised to shift the paradigm. What happened? How can we get it back? [Read more…]

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