February 21, 2021

Consistency and diligence – these boring facets of our lives form the strongest core upon which we build the ecstasies of the Gods. Read more

January 30, 2021

Maybe the meaning is to simply keep on. To sustain. To continue. To remain, waiting and ever-present, for the future to arrive. Read more

January 6, 2021

Yesterday, insurrectionists stormed the US capitol building. News media covered it non-stop. Social media feeds were dominated by discussion of it. The majority of my social media is Pagan and polytheist. Everyone I followed was appalled by what was happening. Not everyone was surprised, though. I don’t know I can claim surprise at the attempted coup we saw yesterday. Not real surprise. When I heard the news, shortly after waking, I felt an unpleasantly numb shock race through me. But… Read more

December 17, 2020

Reunion is not radically different from other winter holidays. Gathering with chosen family and friends is important. Honoring the Gods and spirits close to us is important. Feasting, partying, and reveling in the light that is to return: all important. Read more

November 30, 2020

The offering I see many Pagans uphold as the shining jewel of devotion is giving our time and energy to the Gods. But ‘time and energy’ are pretty vague. Read more

October 22, 2020

Hughes calls proselytizing an ‘act of love’, but it is not love for the dignity of your fellow human. It is not dignity for the intersection of culture and religion and how proselytizing often damages and warps cultures it touches. It is not respect for the diversity in our world. Read more

September 25, 2020

The solitude that allows us connection to the Gods and spirits is quiet. Loud as the Holy Ones might be, we must find the silence in ourselves. And this quietude will lead us to right relationship not only with the unseen powers but with the world around us. Read more

September 17, 2020

The Sabbats and holy days and festivals we love, the ones we hate – they express the varied experience not only of humanity but the lands we are so intimately tied to. But there is no universal experience of the Sabbats. There shouldn’t be. Read more

July 27, 2020

The first grain – the first harvest – is the focus of this holiday, and baking bread has this indescribable quality to it. Read more

July 18, 2020

I’ve seen a lot of posts on ‘Tower Time’. I wouldn’t compare the Otherfaith’s Hell Month to Tower Time. I don’t know if they really fit. The way my fellow bloggers talk about Tower Time, I always felt it more apocalyptic . Read more

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