I want to address the rampant cognitive dissonance and psychic trauma of our times. For, it seems, there is no way to bring our present state of political and ecological crisis into alignment. Most of us are aware of the climate crisis unfolding, along with the Sixth Mass Extinction already underway. To pagans, these are […]Read more "Alignment: Beyond the Surface"
When do we chose ourselves? When do we find “that quiet place still inside” us and ask how to continue the quest?Read more "Choosing Yourself"
When capitalism ends, what will you have left of your practice?Read more "Pagans, Answer This"
Our (oft pagan) ancestors knew how to return to death, to lift its veil of mystery, and reveal the bone-truth of Nature.Read more "What We Find in Death"
It is a broad brush I paint with here, so neatly sidestep the bristles if you find the color does not match you.Read more "Paganism Has Failed Us & We Have Failed the World"
Where and when are the roots of our mythic alienation from Nature and our impulse to colonize landscapes, peoples, and ourselves? A long while ago, I attempted something like a decolonization of the “Western mind” (with all the fallacies inherent in that) by way of healing ancestral trauma for European-descended folks. In those posts, I […]Read more "Seeking Origins"
More accurately than nomadic tribes in some long lost Stone Age, our more recent ancestral ways speak of village life, with all this entails. It is quite evident wherever the dream of building or creating a pagan settlement emerges, set aside for “just us” to deepen our practice and live together in harmony. But this […]Read more "Becoming Pagan Villagers"