August 30, 2023

Maybe the end of Summer is more than a celestial event, more than the harvest of the grain, and more than just a transition from hot to pleasant. Read more

June 14, 2023

(Adapted and excerpted from The Book of Cernunnos, edited by John Beckett & Jason Mankey. Not surprisingly this was written by Jason Mankey since it’s his blog.). Within much of Modern Paganism the most common male deity is known as “The Horned God.” Often thought of as ancient being, today’s Horned God is a modern construct, borrowing from literary and historical sources. Most certainly there were horned and antlered deities in the Ancient World, but the differences among those beings... Read more

May 9, 2023

I'm often asked "how is the festival scene?" and it's something I never really have one answer for. Read more

January 26, 2023

When discussing the Greek gods in the modern era, it’s hard to escape the idea of agency. When a goddess makes herself known, and loudly so, there must be a reason. Hekate as a goddess of Witchcraft and magick speaks to modern Witches like few other deities. Read more

January 20, 2023

What makes for a good book cover? It's hard to quantify. What I love you might hate, and vice versa! But after publishing nine books, reviewing hundreds, and doing a bunch of Llewellyn unboxing videos, I think I have a reasonable grasp on what works and what does not work. Read more

October 19, 2022

There is no one goddess of the Witches and no one god of the Pagans; but there are a few deities that everyone out there in the magical community should know. Read more

August 22, 2022

A Witchcraft that doesn't grow, doesn't allow for change and innovation, doesn't allow room for new ideas and expressions is just not really Witchcraft. Read more

July 18, 2022

On July 10th, with the sun shining outside the cabin, Rhi Melissa Koetting hopped a ride on a vulture, and flew to the Summerland. Read more

June 9, 2022

I like going to Pagan festivals and conferences for a variety of reasons. Some of those reasons are social, I have a lot of friends scattered around the country and going to a festival allows me to see a lot of those friends in a short amount of time at a set location. Some of those friends tend to be local to whatever festival is happening, but at some of the larger gatherings there’s always a strong possibility I’ll be... Read more

May 24, 2022

My ten years writing this blog have been a profoundly life changing experience, complete with the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. Read more

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