There are twelve basic principles of bardic awareness. By studying them and seeing how they relate to your everyday life, you can start to experiment with them and learn how to use them. By putting them into practice and integrating them into your world, you can make huge leaps in awareness. Read more

The Moon is the mycelium, she is the moss, she is the matrix that all of the bigger stuff takes place in. She holds it in a net—or a web, or a womb. Read more

Words can shift thoughts and beliefs in the direction that we intentionally want them to flow, and that flow allows good things to come to us. Read more

If you asked my students what the single greatest game-changer for improving their Magic that they got from my teachings, most of them would say “offerings.” Read more

There are few theological battles in Paganism that rival the Christological debates of the Early Christian Church. I would go so far as to say that there is really only one theological debate that is actively considered—that of hard and soft polytheism. Read more

Thanks to everyone in the online Pagan Community for another great year here at Patheos Pagan. It’s easy to think of Patheos Pagan as simply a bunch of servers and blogs, but it’s much more than that. Patheos Pagan is not just everyone who writes articles here, but everyone who leaves a comment, shares a post, chimes in on social media about things, and contributes to the experiences that inform our writing here. As the Channel Manager here (NOT an… Read more

The most important of all American ideals is said to be freedom, yet Columbus Day is testament to the fact that our culture values power and conquest over equality and respect for human life. Read more

Conjure is not modern. It was born out of a time when one person was allowed to own another, a time when folks’ lives depended on hiding information, a time when a person could be killed or maimed for something as simple as spilling a cup of water. The work is mingled in everything we do in our daily lives. This work is not something you just do. It becomes a way of life. Read more

Many people ask me, ‘How long does it take for a spell to work?’ This is a tricky question but it’s also a very valid one. The length of time is going to vary from person to person and will depend on how you cast the spell, the clarity of your energy, your intent, and the amount of follow-through work you do. Read more

The Skyclad Tarot deck is a color-saturated light-painted tarot deck that challenges the patriarchal assumptions of the historical tarot by including greater body diversity, greater ethnic diversity and a wider expression of the spectrum of human sexuality. Read more

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