November 19, 2013

Leadership is a two way street. Those who lead only do so because of those they serve. Leadership is inalienably about service, or it is tyranny. Leadership is also risky. There are lessons to be learned from penguins and the language of ordination. Read more

October 16, 2013

Civilization totters; it needs a new Hierophant to show forth the Sacred, the values that bring about a successful life for All. Pagans are positioned with the skills to fulfill this holy task, and as the Shadow of Western Civilization, we have the power… Read more

September 18, 2013

Magic-users know that every problem invokes its own solution. I submit that we Pagans were invoked into existence by the crisis humanity is undergoing right now. We are especially suited as the catalyst that will reify a successful future for humanity. Read more

August 21, 2013

‘Pagan’ has a vague and confusing definition that keeps us from understanding who we are and our importance at this time in history. Taking a historical view we can, however, eliminate a number of false definitions and come to focus on our unique nature. This contradicts many of the colloquial and even academic ideas about what and who is Pagan, but this deconstruction is a necessary process for us to attain to our rightful place in the world. So I ask: Who is Pagan? Read more

July 17, 2013

Ministry is fundamentally about serving the ‘congregation,’ in contrast to being primarily about serving the Gods, as in Priesthood. The metaphorically upward movement of priesthood differs from the downward movement of ministry. Read more

June 19, 2013

Priesthood in the ancient world was a call to service and a coveted honor. The Priestfolk were responsible for maintaining the rhythm of society through worship and festival, nurturing the culture’s connection with the Gods. Pagan Priesthood is far from there, but we can rebuild… Read more

May 15, 2013

The ancient icons of the Gods were destroyed in order to break worshippers' contact with their deities. Animating icons will make the Gods' power and blessings more accessible again. Read more

May 8, 2013

As of June 2013, Pagan Restoration will appear in this space on the third Wednesday of the month. Don't forget to update your RSS links and e-mail subscriptions! Read more

April 17, 2013

It is time for Pagans to restore sacrifice to its ancient and central place in our rites. The world needs the Gods in Their fullest presence. Read more

April 3, 2013

In 200 words or less, why is Sam Webster Pagan? Read more


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