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Drawing Down the Sun – a review and my thoughts by Grace E

Drawing Down the Sun is a devotional guide for sun goddess worship, written by Stephanie Woodfield. Ms. Woodfield is a well known writer for SageWoman and The Portal and is also a founding member of Morrigu’s Daughters. Her website is www.stephanie-woodfield.com. I picked this book […]

track #5: Reason to Believe by eastling

Last year, in 2016, Mercury came out of retrograde the day after September 22nd. That’s my birthday. At the time, I was first exploring my spirituality, constructing myths and rituals of my own out of scraps and intuitions. This year, in spring of 2017, my […]

Calling My Yaya by Jackson October

Today is my Yaya’s birthday. She would have been 85 today. On the ancestor altar, she is represented by a tiny set of ceramic cats she let me have years ago.

Creativity, Obsession, and Religion by Celestine Nox

It’s been a strange month over here. I’m preparing for a huge move at the end of next month, starting grad school at a new school thousands of mile from home, trying to find a place to live, and trying to get in the headspace […]

Stay In Your Own Lane Monotheism by Steven

The condition in which we leave polytheism is the condition in which the next generation will find it. By comparison to the responsibilities and opportunities that we have to and with our traditions, answering objections to polytheism may not seem all that important. But, it is.

The Art of Being A God by Kiya

It’s interesting having one foot in reconstructionist religion and one foot in religious witchcraft, for a lot of reasons. One of the things that I’ve been thinking about lately is the shape of how the gods appear within the context of each system. This isn’t […]

Power by Karina Blackheart

“If you’re confused about power, remember love.” Victor Anderson. In response to current events, so many people are reporting feelings of powerless, helplessness and apathy. I want to remind you that you are not powerless! There is a false power–Starhawk called it power-over— that relies upon bullying, […]

O, Be Some Other Name! by Sam Jackson

I recently spent four days in the rain and sun at PSG, or Pagan Spirit Gathering, one of America’s oldest and largest Nature Spirituality festivals. This was my second year in attendance having attended it in 2016. Last year, as a PSG “virgin”, I was […]