March 15, 2022

Can Gods usually associated with other people and other parts of the world influence this war? Will They? Should we pray to Gods associated with the region instead? I have more questions than answers, but they’re questions worth contemplating. Read more

March 13, 2022

Spring is the season of hope, but my hope is rather uncertain at the moment. This year, I suggest we set our poetry aside and simply enjoy Spring for the sake of Spring. Enjoy the rebirth of the land. Enjoy Nature’s beauty. Read more

March 10, 2022

No one gets every reading right. That’s OK – it’s not unethical to be wrong. It is, however, unethical to claim that we know more than we do, or that we know with more certainty than we actually have. Read more

March 8, 2022

I spent Saturday at Austin Witchfest in Austin, Texas. This was the first large Pagan gathering I’ve attended in two years, and my first time speaking live in almost three years. It was good to be back. Read more

March 6, 2022

A Christian blogger suggests “bringing God on vacation with you.” His post brought back some old trauma from my childhood. But it raises a fair question: when you do you need to maintain your spiritual practice and when do you need a break? Read more

March 1, 2022

Too many people look for religious and spiritual authenticity in the past. There are reasons why they do that, but in the end, either we will find our authenticity in the present, or we will not find it at all. Read more

February 27, 2022

Perhaps in a perfect world power would be so evenly distributed that it could neither be abused nor corrupt anyone. But we do not live in such a world. Someone has to exercise power – why not you? Read more

February 26, 2022

John Adams said “I must study war so my sons may study mathematics, so their children may study poetry and music.” But some people think no one should study poetry and music, and so they attack them with words, with laws, and sometimes with guns and tanks. Read more

February 24, 2022

What does it mean to be called by a God? What does it look like, sound like, feel like? How do you know if it’s a God calling you or if you’re just imagining the whole thing? Mainly, what’s going to change in your life? Read more

February 22, 2022

Too many of us think James Carville spoke the eternal truth in 1992 when he said “it’s the economy, stupid.” But there were no unemployed coal miners in the January 6 insurrection. When people show you who they are, believe them. Read more

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