October 23, 2019

A review of Hail Hekate: Walking the Forked Path, an online class by Jack Grayle, author of Hekateon. Read more

October 3, 2019

Superstition comes from the Latin superstitio, an ancient Roman term to imply an excessive fear of the gods. Many pagan practices and beliefs are seen as “superstition” today. Defending polytheism is not what this post is about. This is about how to avoid being overly paranoid before the altars and shrines of the gods. Read more

October 2, 2019

How can we best appreciate pagan autumn? What do I even mean by “pagan autumn”? As pagans and polytheists, we have a fair number of holidays and celebrations which are either agricultural in nature and/or focus on the cycle of the seasons. Read more

October 1, 2019

Fundamentalism is a problem in all traditions, philosophies, and religions–including pagan and polytheistic ones. There is an obvious and concerning connection between religious rigidity and bigotry. While too many people feel that religion is the cause of war and hate I would argue that the problem is not religion, it’s dogma. Read more

September 30, 2019

“Cancel culture”–or as some have put it, a new way to describe “consequences”–is when people decide that they are done with a particular individual or group of individuals based on one or more instances of inappropriate and/or problematic behavior. How do you cancel/boycott such things without harming those who genuinely are not at fault? Read more

September 2, 2019

My review for Paganism In Depth: A Polytheist Approach. A book for all pagan/polytheistic paths regardless of your background, and why I think people need to read this in order to enrich their own spiritual practices. Read more

September 1, 2019

Book review of Mother of Mortals, A Tale of the Nepheleid, a devotional work about the Greek goddess Hera and a retelling of the Greek myths around Hera set in the modern day. Read more

August 29, 2019

It’s not just a matter of saving the earth, it’s a matter of saving ourselves. And we may be too late. Regardless, what can we do about climate change? Read more

August 27, 2019

We can’t do anything about Facebook’s policies–and too many of them have been terrible for too long. We have no leverage with FB, and our only option is to vote with our feet unfortunately. And I highly recommend doing so. Read more

July 22, 2019

In all seriousness the LBRP (Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram) is the most foundational ritual in much of ceremonial magic and has also had a major influence on much of modern pagan ritual and philosophy. Parts of it go as far back as ancient Greece and there’s a lot of layers to this rite. Read more

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