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October 04, 2018
6 Ways to Talk to the Gods (and How to Listen for an Answer)
Religion is ultimately about relationships: with our families and communities, with the natural world, with...
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...
May 20, 2018
A Very Careful Prayer
“Be careful what you ask for – you just might get it.” I’m overloaded right...
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 08, 2018
Toward Deeper Rites: The Obligations of our Seasonal Celebrations
Good religion is joyous religion, and Paganism should always be a religion of wonder and...
March 04, 2018
Under the Ancient Oaks: Daily Prayer For Pagans
Under the Ancient Oaks, the video series. This month I’m joined by ADF Druid Lauren...
January 28, 2018
9 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Was A New Pagan
A scan through my private journals turned up a list of things I really wish...
January 16, 2018
No More Crayon Drawings on the Refrigerators of Mount Olympus
Early on the Gods seem happy we’re acknowledging Them and reaching out to Them. But...
January 09, 2018
Meditation: A Pagan Approach to a Universal Practice
Meditation is most commonly associated with Buddhism, but it is practiced in every religion and...
January 07, 2018
Under the Ancient Oaks: A Season of Contemplation
Under the Ancient Oaks, the video series. January and the season leading up to Imbolc...
January 04, 2018
The Ethics of Praying For Others
Praying for others is a good thing, but doing it ethically requires that we do...
December 19, 2017
The Pagan Practice of Prayer
Many Pagans have a difficult relationship with prayer due to poor examples in a previous...
October 08, 2017
The Courage to Follow Your Intuition
Following your own intuition requires courage: courage to start and even more courage to stay...
September 12, 2017
Intermediate Polytheism: Because You’re Not a Beginner Anymore
Once you’ve established your devotional practice, what’s next? There are many possibilities – I can...
August 22, 2017
A Weekly Ritual of Focus and Protection
While ethics compel us to respond to major events like Charlottesville, if we are always...
August 20, 2017
Under the Ancient Oaks: Living a Good Life During Difficult Times
Under the Ancient Oaks the video series, episode 3. What do we mean by living...
July 30, 2017
When You Hear The Call of The Morrigan
People are craving knowledge of the Morrigan. They yearn for direct experience of her. They...
May 23, 2017
7 Spiritual Practices for Difficult Times
These are the spiritual practices that work for me in difficult times. They won’t prevent...
May 11, 2017
Spiritual Preparations For Leading Ritual
Leading a good ritual requires more than making all the necessary logistical preparations. It also...
March 16, 2017
Spiritual Treatment Is No Substitute For Mental Health Care
Spiritual practice is no substitute for proper mental health care. This isn’t a difference of...
February 02, 2017
Praying While You’re Fighting
Life is challenging, especially for those of us who are awake. There are this-world concerns...
January 18, 2017
The Inauguration: Maintain the Sovereignty of Your Mind
The need for clear thinking, honest speaking, and courageous action are stronger than ever. If...
January 10, 2017
When You Can’t Experience the Gods for Yourself
The unmediated, first-hand experience of a God is an awesome and humbling thing. But your...
December 22, 2016
When You Know Something Needs To Be Done But You Don’t Know What
I’m more than a little reluctant publish a list of things that need to be...
December 06, 2016
Mystical Experiences Through Deep Practice
Mystical experiences are found in every religion and are often spontaneous. Most people ignore them...
December 01, 2016
Off the Edge of the Map
Go into a bookstore and you’ll see many different maps that show many different routes...
November 28, 2016
Is Your House On Fire?
Meditating when your house is on fire is a poor job of prioritization. But oppressive...
May 12, 2016
Polytheism in Difficult Times
Many of us are dealing with health issues, family emergencies, and stressful jobs. The political...
April 21, 2016
What Can Pagans Learn From Fundamentalists?
Let’s be good Pagans and celebrate the world and all it’s pleasures. But let’s also...
April 05, 2016
The Environment In Which We Work
We’re trying to restore polytheism in a world where the loudest voices scream there is...
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