September 19, 2019

It’s naïve to think economic expansion can continue to be a goal of government. Survival is the only goal that makes sense, survival with an eye toward economic and environmental justice. Read more

September 17, 2019

As the seasons pass we return to what we were, but each season of return we are also new. As the season ends again, and a new season, begins, it is a time to reflect on how we will approach this season anew. We are reborn. Read more

September 9, 2019

Think how much more powerful it would be with a group of people working together to honor the three faces of the Goddess during the shifting phases of the moon, and as a group who would partake of the high magic that would push them to a higher level of competency, love, and understanding in a world that needs it so very much. Read more

September 6, 2019

When she is Demeter she is the voice of anguish, grief, and rage. When she is Persephone, she is first innocence and then the powerful claiming of authority. As Hecate, she is implacable and unrelenting change. That one person can become each of these personas so deeply makes for compelling listening. Read more

September 5, 2019

God as a concept has a long history in Western philosophy, at least as far back as the ancient Greeks. But in order for the concept of god to be useful, you can’t have an anachronistic understanding of god…it is usually clear that someone like Aristotle was not a Christian, it’s easy to forget that Aristotle was also not a monotheist. Read more

August 19, 2019

Ritual, prayer, candle magic, and all the rest is not putting in a request to the divine piggy bank for a specific pay-out. When I pray for world peace I’m not expecting Big Daddy in the Sky to go “POOF, OK, you got it.” Read more

August 15, 2019

The priest said, “You have several hundred pears on your barrow. I ask for a single pear, the loss of which you would not feel. Why then, sir, do you get angry?” Read more

August 12, 2019

Our lives are nothing but a ritual expressing the creative energy crashing into what we call the material world. Read more

August 9, 2019

Hope thrives on community and we need more than ritual.  My own CUUPS chapter is responding by offering activities that are rooted in social connection.  We are introducing a storytelling night where participants bring a myth from their belief system or culture to share. Read more

August 6, 2019

Lammas seems a good moment to reflect in gratitude for the gift of life that comes from the plants that sustain us. Read more

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