July 7, 2020

Scott Cunningham's "Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner" is now over thirty years old, and parts of it have aged poorly. It's certainly not a bad book, but it's very much a product of its time. Wicca, Witchcraft, and Paganism are constantly evolving so this shouldn't be much of a surprise. Most Witchcraft books don't age we why would Cunningham's "Wicca" be any different? Read more

June 24, 2020

The boundaries between our world and that of literature and film is not as absolute as some make it out to be. Something becomes a part of Witchcraft or our magickal worldview when we decide as individuals that it has, which means all sorts of things are on the table. Read more

June 14, 2020

Worship is not something we do simply with words or offerings. Worship occurs when we acknowledge and appreciate the higher powers among us. Read more

May 13, 2020

I am not a seer. I don't own a crystal ball, and while I own several decks of Tarot cards, I haven't read for anyone in over a decade. However, I do think there will be lasting changes to the landscape of the Pagan Community in the wake of coronavirus and Covid-19. Like everyone else, I want things to "return to normal" as soon as possible but I can't shake the suspicion that at the end of this there will be a "new normal," and it might not be one we like very much. Read more

May 6, 2020

Like the Paganisms of old, our Paganism is ideally a place for free thinking and a variety of ideas. It's a place that accepts others for who they are, and wants those individuals to be true to who they are and their will. Our Paganism accepts and understands science, and has no place for people who want to place themselves at the top of the good chain. "The Druid Circle" stands against everything Modern Paganism strives to be. Read more

April 20, 2020

I'm guessing a lot of us are going to be doing solitary Beltane rites, and this ritual has the extra added bonus of being a bit of a self affirmation. If you are like me right now you might very well need a magickal pick me up! Read more

April 5, 2020

Who we are as people are the sum total of all of our experiences, and many of those larger experiences are our interactions with others. One does not need to be well known or famous for their ripples to touch and change the lives of others for the better. Dwayne Sortor made lives better. Read more

March 16, 2020

Things are going to get worse before they get better, but if we all work together the Pagan Community will come out of this OK. Here are some things you can do to help support the Pagan Community during this pandemic. Read more

March 4, 2020

My early days as a Witch were heavily influenced by what I read, and one of the things I liked about the authors who helped me find my path was that they all felt accessible to me, something that I feel has long been a hallmark of Witchcraft writers and teachers. Read more

February 24, 2020

As the largest and most noticeable subset of Modern Paganism, the mistakes of many Wiccans are often front and center. That does not meant the entire faith as a whole is built on a foundation of cultural appropriation. Read more

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