Before you call someone a “non-practicing Pagan,” consider that their practice may just look different from yours, or consider that, even though you have very different beliefs, their practice may actually look quite a bit like yours.Read more
What Do Gods And Mascots Have In Common? by Megan Manson
Through the awesome power that symbols evoke in the human mind, gods and mascots can bring very real wealth and healing to our lives.Read more
Naturalistic Paganism’s Spectral Challenge – Part Four: A Ritual of Encounter by Émile Wayne
All Specters + Reps: [Joyfully] The way forward is open! The future awaits us, and this night is full of promise! Follow us!Read more
Happy Spring Equitherm!
Celebrations Life! We celebrate life today, especially life’s growth and evolutionary diversification. John Halstead, John Beckett, and others have posted on their blogs about how Paganism is evolving and changing. Along those lines, we’ll have a special announcement later…Read more
Spring Tonic for the Spirit by Renee Lehnen
A trail following the creek leads to an Aboriginal sweat lodge. In addition, I found a “living” shelter woven from willow, hidden in a copse. Inside was a log pew for the weary spiritual seeker. Posted throughout the property are small signs bearing quotations from ecologists, First Nations leaders, and theologians such as Thomas Berry. There is much for a Pagan to explore.Read more
The May Cross-Quarter (Vernal Equitherm or Beltane) is just two weeks away!
The Vernal Equitherm (Beltane) is coming! It is the midpoint between the spring equinox and the summer solstice. For those in the Northern Hemisphere, spring is well and truly coming and summer is around the corner. Flora is bursting to life even in the northern climes, and fauna frolicks in the verdure. Those in the Southern Hemisphere experience the opposite, as autumn passes into winter.Read more
[Starsuff, Contemplating] This Summer’s Eclipse will be Beyond Words!
The total eclipse this August 21st will hold dozens of millions of people in awe (including both Americans and eclipse chasers), and will be the most photographed, selfied, live streamed, and documented moment in the history of the Universe up to now, …Read more
Getting inked on a monthly basis has caused me to understand the world of tattooing better than I ever thought existed, by just conversing with these artists and getting to know them. Once, I had the opportunity to watch my artist get tattooed by his f…Read more
Happy Spring Equinox!
Happy Spring Equinox, or Ostara! Of course, our spherical planet also gives us the beautiful symmetry of the Fall Equinox (& Mabon) being celebrated now by our Southern Hemisphere friends. The moment of the Equinox is right now. That’s 9:25…Read more