One of Many American Rituals, by Starstuff, Contemplating

What objects do you find sacred?  Being able to openly pledge based on what symbolizes the most high in our minds is a precious part of being free, and, it turns out, a moving statement about what is important. A…

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Cultivating small-p paganism

Sometimes friends see you more clearly than you see yourself. A few months ago, John Halstead wrote about my particular brand of small-p, backyard paganism in a post so flattering of my approach that I was embarrassed to read it. It was a profound gift, to have my practice reflected back to me. There’s precious […]

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Summer Solstice 2019

Sunflowers are blooming, dragonflies are hunting, and cicadas are droning where I live. Sunflowers blooming in my home garden Farmers’ markets are full to bursting with tomatoes and other early summer delights. WeatherBug lights my phone up with heat advisory warnings on the daily now. Ah, summer in Austin. When it’s still beautiful but beginning […]

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