Tag: ritual

How to Write an Initiation by Thenea Pantera

Want to help your friend with privilege understand what it’s like to not have it? Initiation. Need more communal gnosis? Initiation. Think you should be better at connecting with as planetary force, deity, or even the spiritual aspects of a profession? Initiation, initiation, initiation.

Casting Circles of Resistance: Air by autumnjoyful

By the Air that is their Breath Artist of the cyclone, the tornado, the rush of the storm, I have been battered by your winds. The gust of insight, of knowledge, I dare not to look away as you bat your wings like a great […]

On Pagan Writing Styles by critter

Why does most of my writing take the format of directions or how-to guides? My teacher once said that everyone experiences ritual differently. I’ve also seen this idea brought up in several books and essays. Everyone in a ritual can have wildly different relationships with […]

b-side: Born to Pun by eastling

You may notice that the promised post about my path’s version of Hekate and the related aspects of my practice has failed to materialize. It may have been eaten by the Maenad, and who knows where it is then? As it happens, I’ve had some […]

Earth-based faith without the Earth?

  I watched Alien Planet today. If you’ve never seen it, it’s a study in the hypothetical. A bunch of scientists, physicists, biologists, et, all, come together and discuss what different types of life could be like on a planet that may or may not […]

A MidSpring Ritual by Critter

Midspring is a month away, and planning teams are starting to get to work, so in hopes of reaching the ears of said teams, I would like to propose a differently structured ritual, a Wicca that is inclusive of trans people, same-sex relationships, and asexuals. […]