June 21, 2018

I can tell someone why they should care, but I can’t make them care. At this point, I’m left with pleading: please, please care. Read more

June 14, 2018

How many of us in 21st century America have spent time with the dying, held their hands, given their medicines, cleaned their bodies? How many of us have actually seen what death looks like? Read more

June 1, 2018

I come away from their writing feeling like I’ve just had my brain sand-blasted and power-rinsed, and like I need to seriously step up my game. Read more

May 30, 2018

In the wild, wild world of Paganism, polytheism, and magical practice, we spend an awful lot of time arguing about labels. Read more

May 24, 2018

Even as we invoke the land, we contribute to its destruction. Read more

May 21, 2018

I was welcome to visit, respectfully, and to contribute to the local economy, especially with the native Hawai’ians. And then, at the end of my scheduled stay, I was welcome to go home. Read more

May 19, 2018

For literally the first time in my life, I felt seen and known by the land, right down to my bones. I felt like I belonged there, physically, as much a part of the landscape as the soil itself. Read more

May 16, 2018

I remember my promise to the mountain, and I am reminded that the spirits of the land—the spirits-of-place—are far, far greater than we are comfortable with. Read more

May 11, 2018

It might take a while, but sooner or later, you should get a response… and that’s when the fun starts. And by “fun,” what I really mean is “hard work and unpleasantness.” Read more

May 9, 2018

Stepping away from the slow collapse into dystopia and ecological suicide may not avert disaster, but might help us survive it, which is the kind of enlightened self-interest I’d like to believe is inherent in Pagan and polytheist praxis. Read more

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