I met the new god a quarter-century after his apotheosis, when I was trapped in the underworld. Before that, I had known his name for a long time, and I had heard his voice now and then. I had seen, sometimes, vaguely, the vivid outlines […]
Month: May 2017
So to Bel, I would say that you’re not really an armchair Pagan. You’re authentic, you have a practice, you’re just stepping back. It is totally normal to step back and take a break from the Spirit and Unseen world now and again. In fact, […]
I grew up going to church, I remember multiple times when “demons were exorcised” and illness was prayed away. I remember my demon being prayed away… or so they thought. The problem with growing up in a Pentecostal church was being told that everything was […]
If I was on my own, I’d probably just enjoy the quiet day off a national holiday offers. However, holidays are important to my spouse, and I want my kid to grow up enjoying them if possible, so I continue to think about it.
In this season passing between Beltane and Midsummer, the phrase All acts of love and pleasure are my rituals emerges often. As the earth heats up, so do we, and certain Pagans move into the sacred season of sexuality – and all the hot, sweaty […]
A serpent rests within each one of us, deep down. Coiled. A primordial spiral of energy that is ready to rise, ready to strike! She resides in the dark, her eyes bright. Glimmering, even as she sleeps. And she is poised and patient, she will […]