July 29, 2021

People are wrong on the internet all the time, and arguing with trolls accomplishes nothing. When should you just ignore them, and when should you decide that you need to correct bad information and try to change people’s thinking? Read more

July 27, 2021

Finding a diviner is easy. These days it seems like half the people on Twitter offer readings. But are they accurate? Do they speak your religious and magical language? Finding a good reader can be a challenge. Read more

July 25, 2021

Cat Heath’s new book Elves, Witches & Gods is grounded in what we know about the practices of the ancient Norse and Anglo-Saxons, adapted for contemporary Heathens. It strives to be authentic, but it insists on being effective. Mainly, it’s magic that works. Read more

July 22, 2021

This is not a post about the “right” name for this holy day or even the “best” name. Just choose mindfully rather than sticking with whatever you heard first. Rather, this is my story of Lughnasadh, and my story with Lugh. Read more

July 20, 2021

If you’re in a difficult situation, do what you can to improve it, or to get yourself out of it. True miracles are rarely necessary. But if you really need a miracle, then pray for a miracle… and be open to it coming in ways you never imagined. Read more

July 18, 2021

Life has ups and downs, and it also has plateaus – those times when we feel stuck in our spirituality. Recognizing that you’re on a plateau is a good thing – it’s the first step in getting yourself off of it. Read more

July 15, 2021

Many people would rather believe they agreed to their own suffering than to accept the obvious truth: bad things often happen for no reason at all. You didn’t sign up for disease, abuse, and injustice. And neither did anyone else. Read more

July 13, 2021

When you get wound up about what somebody said on Twitter or – Gods forbid – on TikTok, ask yourself “who is this person?” and “why should I care what they think?” If their ideas are good, stick with them. If not, just hit the skip button and keep moving. Read more

July 11, 2021

Perpetual growth is not possible. Better that the birth rate comes down because people are choosing to have fewer children than because of mandatory population controls – or because there are too many of us for the Earth to support. Those who preach against falling birth rates are not your friends. Read more

July 9, 2021

An update on The Book of Cernunnos, and a request: if you submitted anything for the anthology, please contact me privately. Read more

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