May 28, 2023

From the dawn of humanity, people have recognized that the death of a loved one is an significant event in the life of a family and of a community; an event that should be solemnized. What our barely-human ancestors did tens and even hundreds of thousands of years ago is not so very different from what we do today. But are these rites for the living or for the dead? Or perhaps, for both? I grew up Baptist and I... Read more

May 24, 2023

Is it any wonder many witches are inspired by the story of Lucifer and his cry of non serviam? But is he the best ally in a society where Christianity is already in steep decline? How can we understand the devil in a polytheist context? Read more

May 21, 2023

Here are four questions on our relationships with our Gods and our obligations to Them. Read more

May 17, 2023

Romantic relationships involving different religions present special challenges, but those challenges can be overcome with acceptance, respect, love, and with the willingness to practice alone. Read more

May 14, 2023

Our Gods are virtuous and They rarely ask us to do things that would violate our ethics. They often ask us to do things that are uncomfortable, difficult, or dangerous. We need to learn to tell the difference. Read more

May 10, 2023

This is the most religiously diverse society in the history of humanity. Every religion deserves to be understood on its own terms, not just in terms of how it compares to the Protestant Christianity that still dominates the United States. Read more

May 7, 2023

I’ve always had an American fascination with British royalty – a fascination that costs me nothing. After watching the coronation of King Charles III, the fascination is fading. Read more

May 4, 2023

Hustle where it’s important. Chill where it’s not. Accept reality, especially the reality that rest is a necessity. You get to decide what’s important. And then order your life to show that it really is. Read more

April 30, 2023

Prayer is a near-universal human practice, something done in virtually all religions. As we approach the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, let’s take a look at the practice of prayer from a modern Pagan perspective. Read more

April 26, 2023

As popular as Tucker Carlson was, he became more trouble than he was worth to Fox and to the Murdoch family. His firing is a good thing, but what it means in the big picture remains to be seen. Pay attention. Read more

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