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 […]
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.
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 […]
“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, […]
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 […]
These are some of the lessons I’ve learned since joining a coven in 2011. It’s probably not complete, and I know I’ve got a lot to learn, but I figured I’d share what I’ve learned thus far. Inclusivity is key.
Ritual can even be as simple as honoring an altar in the morning or repeating a mantra before falling asleep. It certainly doesn’t have to be elaborate. But for the new and adept practitioner alike, the meaning of ritual can be confusing. It’s easy to […]
Listen to me. I am The Empress. The Mother. The Anima and I have come to talk with you about my work. And the work of others like me. I have come to dispel the false myth I have fought against for so long. One […]
The #bindtrump movement harkens to the stories about the witches of Great Britain using magic to keep Hitler off their island. They, unlike those of us in the US, were pro-active – a significant advantage when working magic for home and country.