November 24, 2020

I want to give thanks for the good things that are in my life, and to acknowledge that much of what I enjoy does not come from my own efforts. But I want to do that without pretending that everything is fine, because it isn’t. Read more

November 22, 2020

19 years ago I had a spiritual epiphany and it changed my life. And for that I am very, very thankful. Read more

November 19, 2020

How do we know anything about Gods and spirits, and the non-material world? We know through our experiences. Read more

November 17, 2020

In his victory speech, President-Elect Biden said “we must stop treating our opponents as our enemy.” While I want people to agree with me, if we agreed we would be allies, not opponents. We will all be better off if we respect honorable opponents and we conduct ourselves as honorable opponents… and if we refuse to tolerate dishonorable opponents. Read more

November 15, 2020

I’m not a natural public speaker. I got started because my desire to lead rituals was greater than my fear of speaking in public. I’ve learned a few things over the past 17 years – these are my suggestions for anyone who wants to do a better job of speaking in ritual. Read more

November 12, 2020

I want to go back to the beginning of my Paganism, and it all begins with Nature. I do not love Nature because I’m a Pagan. I’m a Pagan because I love Nature. Read more

November 10, 2020

Trump’s false statements illustrate a key point about magic: no matter how powerful you are, when you deny reality you’re fighting an uphill battle that you’re likely to lose. Read more

November 8, 2020

Finally, something good happened in 2020. Here are my thoughts on Joe Biden’s victory, starting with a huge sigh of relief. Read more

November 4, 2020

The election isn’t over and Biden may very well end up winning. But in my heart I believed we would see a decisive repudiation of Donald Trump. How naïve. Half the country likes Donald Trump, or at least they like the way he governs. Read more

November 3, 2020

Two very different futures are in front of us. One of them is significantly better than the other – it matters who wins. But today the campaign ends, and I am at peace knowing I have done all I can do. Read more

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