Participation in ritual

For those attending, a ritual should not be a spectator sport. The same is true of moots. You may want a quiet and passive audience for talks, but most of the time people need to engage with what’s happening for it to work properly. Paganism is not about some authority figure standing at the front handing out wisdom. We’ve talked about how to set yourself up as just that kind of wise authority figure, which is why it’s so important to carefully dismantle your authority by getting everyone … [Read more...]

When groups go well

I’ve done a fair bit of ‘doom and gloom’ content about the various problems that often beset Pagan groups. However, sometimes it works. A Pagan group that runs smoothly and co-operates effectively is a thing of joy, a fantastic community to belong to, and likely to get a lot of good stuff done. … [Read more...]