July 21, 2019

Do you want to have to explain to Odin or to Sekhmet why you told someone They called to Their service “you’d really be better off with a God from your own part of the world”? Read more

July 18, 2019

Telling someone they should change their religion is like telling them they should change their family, their nation, or their language. Everyone has the right to choose their religion, but such a choice must be truly free and never coerced. Read more

July 16, 2019

My half-awake short answer was “you give them something to be engaged with, something they’re passionate about.” But this is a deep question that requires a lot more than a quick answer. Read more

July 14, 2019

Why do you want to talk to proselytizers anyway? Nobody gives out trophies for Best Performance in a Front Porch Religious Debate. If you do, make sure it’s your choice and not because they manipulate you into thinking you owe them even a second of your time. Read more

July 11, 2019

There are empty and hurting places in our lives and they aren’t going to go away. Let’s fill them with beauty, whether your beauty takes the form of rainbows and sunshine, or guitars and synthesizers and black leather. Read more

July 9, 2019

A very personal and rather rambling post about what it means – for me – when the Awen slows but the spiritually-mandated workload is still heavy. Read more

July 7, 2019

The Seven of Swords has come up with a frequency and in positions that have gotten my attention. That’s usually a sign it’s doing more than simply providing an answer to the questions asked. Rather, the forces and trends the Seven of Swords represents are becoming more prominent in the wider world. Read more

July 5, 2019

The class I’ve been talking about since February is now open for registration. To sign up, go to the new website UndertheAncientOaks.com, click on Courses, and follow the instructions. Read more

July 2, 2019

This is what I hope to see in 50 years, 100 years, 300 years. But the big vision I’ve described in this post can’t be built from the top down. It has to be built from the bottom up. Read more

June 30, 2019

“Fairies just want help us.” “Another Midsummer and I still haven’t been carried away by the fairies.” And worst of all, people offering to teach others “how to work with the fairies” when their advertisements make it clear they know virtually nothing about actual fairy lore. Ignorance and arrogance around the Fair Folk can be hazardous to your health and well-being. Read more

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