Month: March 2017

My Definition of Sacred By Thenea Pantera

I’ve decided today to explore my take on the sacred. What is sacred to me, how I decided what I found to be sacred, and to cast in relief those things which are definitely not at all sacred to me. The process of articulating what […]

The Gift Must Move By amoret

Potential Energy By Amoret BriarRose The seeds (sealed in a pocket squashed in a small pot with spongy, thirsty dirt and simple instructions for planting, a gesture, an idea of green) surprise themselves and sprout. Spring has come to Pittsburgh, and I think it is […]

Brigid Coloring Book Page By malcolmmaune

Malcolm is an artist.  This is a teaser image to their full page. Please click on the image to go to their blog.

track #1: Night by eastling

Before I do anything else, I should probably tell you what my path is. This poses a bit of a problem, as my mystic ways are unique to me: a form of heretical modern Judaism based on the idea that I am called to the […]

The Invisible Author That Lives in Your Home By Diana Rajchel

“Does it bother you?” The TV, on mute, flashed images from SyFy Channel – Beast Master? The low-frills hotel desk was converted into a mini bar to beat the Hilton brand. We sipped our cocktails as I slipped into gossip like awkward lingerie. He reminded me of an incident […]

A Couple Decades’ Worth of Yarn by Morag

It took me a long time to really articulate that I was raised pagan. I used to see the start of my pagan journey at the witch shop, after karate class, looking for books on hexes so I could deal with the bullies who’d followed […]

Spring Equinox Blessings By Datura Mandragora

In the Northern Hemisphere, 2017’s Spring Equinox was on March 20th. The promise of spring is in the air, and hope is renewed. Though I tend to gravitate toward the harvest Sabbats, there’s something to be said for this time of year. Where I live […]

Now Entering October Country by Jackson October

What I believe has always been an intensely personal thing for me. Growing up Catholic, I would pick the brains of my Sunday School teachers, read my way through my small-town library, and borrow the mythologies of TV shows, comics and Edith Hamilton’s Mythology before […]

Devotion – Developing Relationship with Deity by Phoenix

Devotion is defined as: religious fervor or piety, a religious exercise or practice, and also the act of dedicating something to a cause, enterprise, or activity. We can be devoted to our families, to our work in the world. We can be devoted to a […]

Welcome to the Poison Garden by David Salisbury

I have been fascinated with both magic and poison since childhood. They are both mysterious things that have long been maligned by authority, religion, and power-holders in general. Both are alluring, tempting us to taste forbidden nectar that will leave us forever changed. Both can […]