May 27, 2019

The Pagan Community needs people who know how to run rituals and provide services we associate with “clergy.” However I’m not sure we need anything close to full time paid clergy, and I look at people who advocate for such things with a great degree of skepticism. Read more

May 22, 2019

Fifty questions to test your knowledge of Paganism and Witchcraft! From Witchcraft to Druidry to pop-culture there’s a little something here for everyone! Read more

May 9, 2019

This tale of Dionysus might possibly be the greatest story ever told, at least according to Dionysus. Read more

May 3, 2019

But the majority of our dalliances at Beltane occur outside the circle, and they are engaged in by a wide-range of people and sexualities. Wanting that to be expressed in ritual isn’t anti-sex, it’s about expressing a bigger picture of sexuality. Read more

May 1, 2019

Witch Rock: Occult-laced low-fi hard rock (most often) with female vocalists and psychedelic influences. Black Sabbath inspired doom metal is common place as are old fashioned recording techniques. Witch Rock is not a real genre of heavy metal, but it should be. (No offense, but I’ll take this over Viking Metal every day of the week!) Read more

April 24, 2019

Our circles should always be welcoming places and they should represent the entirety of human experience. I want circles that tell ALL of our stories, and have a place within them for everyone. Limiting Beltane to a few tropes: human fertility, Maiden Goddess, Young Horned God, does not accomplish this. Read more

April 22, 2019

A not quite comprehensive list of Summer Pagan Gatherings and other goings-on throughout North America! Read more

April 15, 2019

I think the doors to Paganism and Witchcraft (and everything else) are generally welcoming and tend to be far more open than closed. But there are some gates that people should not be allowed through, and that’s OK. Read more

April 9, 2019

Paganism is more than just pagan deities, ceremonial magick, and “nature religion.” If something speaks to a self-identified Pagan as a spiritual practice, well, then it’s a way to practice Paganism. Read more

April 3, 2019

Edain McCoy wrote about Paganism as she experienced it, and Paganism is about the experience first and foremost. Did she get some things wrong? Absolutely, but I’m just happy to see people get through that first door, we can worry about the rest later. Read more

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