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November 13, 2018
Celebrating Wolfenoot as a Pagan
Wolfenoot is a new holiday on November 23 that celebrates wolves, dogs, and people who...
November 08, 2018
This Is Progress, Even If It Doesn’t Feel Like It
As a progressive Texan, this election brought me the emotional devastation of being so close...
October 28, 2018
This is the moment we can do something that will make a tangible difference over...
October 25, 2018
Rethinking the Big Tent of Paganism
I originally thought the value of the Big Tent metaphor was its bigness. Now I...
October 07, 2018
7 Things We Owe Pagan Newcomers
Hospitality is among the greatest of Pagan virtues, and it means more than offering food...
September 30, 2018
Escaping Our Hells By Fighting
Over the past few days many of us have descended into our own personal hells,...
September 11, 2018
Enough With the Mabon Hate!
The name of the Autumn Equinox has changed many times, and it can change again....
September 04, 2018
Chaos Brings Challenges, Chaos Brings Opportunities
Will climate change and a Mad King drive us into a new Dark Age? I...
August 28, 2018
A monster is “other” – not like us. But who decides who’s a monster and...
August 26, 2018
The Role of Journalism in Religious Movements – the questions The Wild Hunt didn’t ask
The role of journalism is to tell the members of the community what’s going on,...
August 14, 2018
No, We’re Not Married – And Why Wrong Assumptions Are A Problem
If you’ve asked if Cyn and I are a couple, or if you’ve wondered about...
August 05, 2018
A Letter To Those Trying To Convert Me
If you go about your religion (or lack thereof) and respect everyone else’s right to...
July 17, 2018
15 Random Thoughts From Mystic South
The second Mystic South conference was even better than the first, and not just because...
July 08, 2018
No bully ever stopped bullying because his victim was polite. When Trump’s victims and would-be...
July 01, 2018
Did You Think The Gods Were Lying?
The warnings began seven years ago: “a storm is coming – get ready.” Did you...
June 21, 2018
Your Place in the Resistance, Your Place in the Restoration
If you want to be a hero, here’s your chance. But this is not a...
June 14, 2018
Do You Really Want A Homophobe To Bake Your Wedding Cake?
I would not throw the Masterpiece baker in jail. But neither would I tell the...
June 05, 2018
The Supreme Court is Wrong and What I’m Doing About It
The Supreme Court did not say bakeries can refuse service to same sex couples. The...
May 29, 2018
Paganism Doesn’t Need Unity
We need to stick together where we have common interests, but not on matters of...
May 15, 2018
Trump, Jeffress, and the Jerusalem Embassy – This is Why We Need Separation of Church and State
When an fundamentalist preacher represents the United States at the dedication of a new diplomatic...
May 03, 2018
Teetering on the Edge of Chaos
I don’t want people to be fearful. Not because nothing’s coming that can harm us...
May 01, 2018
“They’re Confused” – Why Common Sense Is Often Wrong
Any time “common sense” is invoked, a flashing red light should go off in your...
April 29, 2018
What Shall We Die For?
If our collection of spirit workers, God-bothereds, and other mystics are in agreement that bad...
April 22, 2018
Depth and Power Will Overcome the Enemies of the Craft
The provocative quote attacking “enemies of the Craft” identifies a real problem but proposes an...
April 02, 2018
Support The Wild Hunt – It’s the Liberal Thing to Do
The majority of Pagans are political liberals of one flavor or another who believe we...
March 01, 2018
5 Bad Reasons to Become a Pagan
Many different people come into Paganism for many different reasons. That doesn’t mean all of...
February 25, 2018
Conversations Under the Oaks: February Q&A
Here are the questions and answers for this month’s Conversations Under the Oaks, a new...
February 13, 2018
Friends Are Too Precious To Throw Away
When I was seven years old I didn’t have enough friends. Or really, any friends....
February 08, 2018
Cherish Your Normals: You Need Them (And They Need You)
Let’s accept people for who and what they are, even if they’re weird – and...
February 06, 2018
Facts and Reason are Good, but Experience is Necessary
If there’s one primary theme running through almost 10 years of blogging at Under the...
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