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January 22, 2019
8 Things to do for Imbolc as a Solitary Pagan
Many traditional activities for Imbolc are designed for large groups, but many Pagans are solitary...
January 08, 2019
8 Things To Make Your Paganism Stronger This Year
You’re not a beginner anymore – you’re ready to explore the world of Gods and...
January 01, 2019
Divination For 2019: The Wheel and The Tower
2019 will be another year of The Wheel and The Tower. I wish it wasn’t,...
December 18, 2018
A Pagan (and Realistic) Perspective on Forgiveness
Forgiveness is a good and necessary thing, but some misguided people tell us we must...
December 09, 2018
8 Things to do for Winter Solstice as a Solitary Pagan
Many traditional activities for the Winter Solstice are designed for large groups, but many Pagans...
November 18, 2018
What Fictional Witches Can Teach Us About Pursuing What We Really Want
There are more than a few people who feel like they’re Sabrina at the edge...
November 15, 2018
Navigating the Mental Health Industry When You also have Mystical Experiences
This is the story of what happened when a bipolar Pagan described their spiritual experiences...
October 16, 2018
8 Things to do for Samhain as a Solitary Pagan
Many traditional activities for Samhain are designed for large groups, but many Pagans are solitary...
September 27, 2018
Doubts, Fears, and TV Preachers – Dealing With the Urge to Turn Back
There is no shame in fear and doubt – they’re part of being imperfect humans...
September 25, 2018
Everything Is Important But Everything Can’t Be First
Your main thing isn’t everyone else’s main thing. People who try to manipulate others into...
September 20, 2018
Sitting in a Bland Funeral Thinking About What We Should Do For Our Dead
We’ve all heard someone say “funerals are for the living.” No. This is sacrilege. This...
September 16, 2018
8 Things to do for Mabon as a Solitary Pagan
Many traditional activities for Mabon are designed for large groups, but many Pagans are solitary...
August 23, 2018
Which Pagan Path Should I Follow?
What do you do when a “shaman” tells you that Pan is watching over your...
August 21, 2018
Finding Your Spiritual Path Later In Life
How can someone move past the feeling of being behind if they start their Pagan...
August 12, 2018
Becoming Invincible: Overcoming Fear Through Reason and Experience
We live in fearful times – or so we’re told. Politicians attempt to exploit our...
July 29, 2018
Why We Make Oaths
Someone asked why we should make oaths, since “life will make you break every oath...
July 26, 2018
Developing Second Sight Through First Sight
Author Terry Pratchett said First Sight is when you can see what's really there, not...
July 05, 2018
Discernment: Distilling the Truth from our Pagan Experiences
Discernment is the ability to judge well. It keeps us from jumping to conclusions that...
July 03, 2018
Preparing For Pagan Priesthood
There is no universal answer to the question of how to prepare for Pagan priesthood...
June 29, 2018
10 Years Under the Ancient Oaks
On June 29, 2008 a new blog entered the world – this one. My goal...
June 07, 2018
The Otherworld in a Dream – 4 Things I Learned
On rare occasions I have dreams that can only be described as prophetic. They have...
May 27, 2018
Paganism in the Dry Season
Dry seasons come to all of us sooner or later. The realities of life intrude...
May 22, 2018
Magic In The Office – 3 Things I Do At Work
I don’t work magic to get results for my employer. I work magic to keep...
May 20, 2018
A Very Careful Prayer
“Be careful what you ask for – you just might get it.” I’m overloaded right...
May 08, 2018
The Value of Chaos
I don’t like chaos. I don’t like risk. Taking risks can make things better, but...
April 24, 2018
The Storm is Strengthening – Put Your Faith In Deeper Things
We’re a quarter of the way through 2018 and the message I’m getting is: “the...
April 19, 2018
8 Things To Do For Beltane As a Solitary Pagan
Most traditional activities for Beltane are designed for large groups or for couples, but many...
April 08, 2018
Learning to Cook in the Kitchen of the Gods
Damh the Bard said that following an established religion is ordering off the menu and...
March 20, 2018
Developing Power in Paganism and Witchcraft
Power is necessary, and power is corrupting. Power can be used to build a better...
March 18, 2018
Building Your Own Liturgical Calendar
If you’re lucky enough to belong to a tradition that already has a liturgical calendar,...
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