August 25, 2019

The readership for blogs isn’t fixed. Good writing motivates people to look for more good writing – the more good Pagan blogs we have the better we all do. There’s room for you too. Read more

August 22, 2019

There is nothing wrong with wanting to follow the religion of one specific set of your ancestors. As a modern Druid who draws inspiration from Celtic ancestors, I understand this desire. It’s a good and honorable desire. But it’s got nothing to do with DNA. Read more

August 20, 2019

How do we recognize signs and omens in nature? How can we make sure we aren’t seeing something where there’s nothing? How can we figure out what something means when we don’t even know what it’s about? I had to do that last week – this is the outcome. Read more

August 18, 2019

Our spiritual and religious experiences are unquestionably real – the challenge is to interpret them accurately and authentically. If our experiences are really experiences of the Gods, there should be some noticeable change in our lives. Read more

August 15, 2019

Repetition helps us learn. It’s how we build traditions. It’s how we build community. And you never know when one more seemingly-needless repetition will cause something to click and you’ll finally understand something in the depths of your soul. Read more

August 13, 2019

Most of us are convinced Epstein was murdered to silence him. And if you believe that, then there are some other things you believe. Things you haven’t thought about, because you don’t want to think about them. Read more

August 11, 2019

Many Pagans and polytheists have an uneasy relationship with sacrifice. But sacrifice has been a part of religious practice since before religion was organized, and sacrifice embodies the two greatest Pagan virtues: hospitality and reciprocity. This is the story of a beautiful sacrifice made at our Lughnasadh Ritual. Read more

August 6, 2019

You didn’t become a witch so you could find a parking space at a crowded mall. You became a witch because it brought a bit of power and autonomy into your life. It’s time to put that power to use. Read more

August 4, 2019

I frequently see the idea that older is better, particularly when it comes to religion and spirituality. I want to challenge us all to think about these things mindfully, and to consider each situation on its own merits rather than automatically assuming “older is better.” Read more

August 1, 2019

“Do Gods call people to Their service or not?” is a theological question. My theology says the Gods do these things. My religion says I need to respond. My heart says I need to say “yes.” Read more

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