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February 15, 2017
Lamp & Labyrinth: The Ego Hides
The best mystics say proudly, “I’m not better than anybody else,” while the worst say,...
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Lamp & Labyrinth: Shaming Pagans – Sincerity Does Not Equal Competence
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Full Frontal Magic: Vision and Movement – Rising Above the Gossip
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The Path of She: Claiming Your Personal Leadership – A Grassroots Vision of Change
The world needs us to show up to the essential work of creating a more...
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Seeking the Grail: Why Bother?
There's nothing like a ritual where there's genuine connection, where there's a palpable love between...
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Dandelion Seeds: Leadership When Leading gets Nasty
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Witch on Fire: You Can Lead a Witch to Circle, But You Can’t Make Them Coven
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Seeking the Grail: When my Group Fails Me
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Seeking the Grail: Creativity, Inspiration, and Obsession
This past fall, I lost my mind again...I dove deep into a big project and...
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For many Pagans, Imbolc is about dedications; to me, dedication means work. It means sacrificing...
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The Rantin’ Raven: Not My Elder
Recently, a few prominent authors, activists, and well-known personalities in the Pagan world did something...
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The Lady’s Quill: To Listen
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Seeking the Grail: Too Early A Death
Wednesday night I facilitated a memorial service for a Pagan community leader, David Quinn. I...
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Wyrd Words: Heathen Leadership
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Socially Responsible Magic: 5 Tips for Becoming a Proactive Leader
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Socially Responsible Magic: What Defines Good Leadership?
Being a leader is more than simply showing up for a leadership role. What are...
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Druid Thoughts: Terribly Important Pagans
Why as Pagans are we so keen to mimic the political structures and power bases...
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Seekers and Guides: The Doers and the Don’ters
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Seekers and Guides: Wicca Has No Gurus, Only Teachers
We often expect our spiritual teachers to be perfect. Sable Aradia explains that teachers of...
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The Fish Rots from the Head Down: Squid Eye and Sexual Exploitation
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Seekers and Guides: A Call from the Old Ones – the Mentoring Tradition in the Craft
I believe that the Old Ones are asking us to be dedicated and to take...
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Seekers and Guides: Witches of Cyberspace, Part 1
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Seekers and Guides: Wicca and the Lotus-Eaters – Reaching the New Generation of Witches
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Seekers and Guides: Imparting the Mysteries – Helping Your Students Find Personal Gnosis
How do you impart a personal experience of the Divine that may not be at...
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Druid Thoughts: Avoiding Authority
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Seekers and Guides: A Balm for a Pagan Plague – High Priestess’ Disease (Part 2)
When leaders in Pagan groups go badly wrong, how do they get back on the...
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Seekers and Guides: A Balm for a Pagan Plague – High Priestess’ Disease (Part 1)
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