Month: June 2017

In Search of Islands by Bryan Hewitt

Under a star that is almost lost within the vast darkness I voyage into the unknown. Along my journey I see the uncertain outlines of many small lands in danger of being swallowed up by the rising waters. They are beautiful and I love them […]

Cooperative Disagreement: A Tip for Apologetics by Steven

Whether it’s on the interwebs, over the phone or in person, chances are that at some point you’ll come across the opportunity to discuss religion with a monotheist. It could be with family, friends, co-workers or even complete strangers: monotheism tends toward proselytism as it […]

My Thoughts on Pagan and Heathen Community by Molly Khan

Heathenry: the religion of conservative, straight white guys who’d rather read an academic journal than join in a ritual; plus there’s a good chance they’re secretly Nazis. Paganism: where all the shiny parts of the worlds’ religions are brought together by aging hippies and teen […]

The Welsh Origins of King Arthur – Part 2 by Jhenah Telyndru

Although it may be impossible to plot a direct evolutionary line in the development of the Arthurian legend from his earliest appearance as a semi-historical solider figure, to the imperial presence found in the later romances, there are certainly stages of tradition which can be […]

Developing PRIDE: The Attendance of Gender and Sexual Diversity in Pagan Game Designers

We’re twenty days into June, which means that, for twenty days, my Facebook and Tumblr dashboards have consistently presented me an excess of rainbow flags, companions and couples and companies kissing for cameras, and the gender nonconforming and non-white reality of the Stonewall Riots. It […]

A Hymn To Life

I give thanks To the sun that travels By wheels unseen Burning its arc Through the lives it touches Bringing gentle warmth And clearing light To the stone At the center of the ring   I give thanks To the sky’s dome Where blues and […]

New Story: The Webs of Creation by Laine Mardollsdottir

The beginning was not the First Thing.  It’s just the first thing that matters in this story.

A Healthy Form of Tribalism by DC McBride

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the concept of “tribe” in a modern Pagan context. The impetus for this has been the presence in my life of an amazing community that I’ve been blessed to be a part of, a group of Morrígan devotees […]

June is Pagan Values Month! by Diana Rajchel

It’s the 9th Annual Pagan Values month. While most Pagan writers, bloggers, etc. write about Pagan Values on a daily basis, we invite you to go a little deeper on topics dear to your heart. How do you express your values in your daily life? […]

The Limits of Language by Kimberly Kirner

I sat in the crowded, small auditorium as Gregory Cajete, a Tewa author and professor at University of New Mexico, tried to help us understand a reconciliation between Western science and indigenous integrated science-religion.  In the question and answer session following, a number of academics […]