June 13, 2021

There aren’t a lot of “traditional” Summer Solstice activities, but we can create our own. This year’s Midsummer feels like a turning point. This is a time to exercise what influence we have, especially what influence we have over ourselves. Read more

June 8, 2021

There’s no simple and straightforward answer here. While the Gods are not literally our parents, there are good reasons to see Them as our parents. And there are also bad reasons to see Them as our parents. Read more

June 6, 2021

We aren’t going back to normal – there is no “normal” to snap back to. Instead, we’re going to have to figure out what we want to do and how we want to do it going forward. What needs to go back to in-person and what needs to stay online? Read more

June 3, 2021

It’s fairly easy to come up with a spell to address a clear and immediate need, but trying to come up with a spell to stay in practice is much more difficult. What do you want… what do you want passionately? Read more

June 1, 2021

I work magic every full moon, but lately I’ve been setting my sights awfully low. And if I’m feeling this, there are probably a bunch more people who are too. So here’s the challenge: go after something big this month – something really big. Read more

May 30, 2021

I’m rather late with this review, but Raven Goddess: Going Deeper with the Morrigan is an excellent addition to the resources we have on the Great Queen and I highly recommend it. Read more

May 27, 2021

Much of the Southern Baptist decline is simply the continued decline of Christianity over the past few centuries. But there are specific reasons behind the SBC’s decline that are worth looking at – in part for schadenfreude and in part so the rest of us can avoid them. Read more

May 25, 2021

If art imitates life, then all the current movies and TV shows set in the Victorian era say something about our current era… and they’re not good things. Read more

May 23, 2021

Respect the sovereignty of the Gods. Respect the boundaries of existing groups and traditions. Honor your religious experiences, but have some humility around them. Mainly, keep practicing, in the way your Gods call you to do. Read more

May 20, 2021

I have three questions left from this round of Conversations Under the Oaks. They don’t match – one is serious and the other two are fun. So let’s talk about grief, books, and basketball. Read more




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