Maturing in spirit and mind, perhaps strength and resolve lies not in the fragile Self, but in the Eternal Whole of our communities.Read more "Not For Consumption"
Setting down a new spiritual root in the Land We Are connects us to a powerful current of the present moment. The soil, air, and waters nourish the spirit into new growth and health. One begins to move in step with the local environment and finally notice the little miracles of bird song, atmosphere, plants and fauna. Each become invitations to participate in the unfolding rebirth of life around you.Read more "The Goddess Here"
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"
I had another blog post planned, but then I stumbled upon this amazing interview in the always fabulous The Dark Mountain Project, where Richard Powers explains more of his “awakening” leading to the writing of The Overstory… I had to stop for my own realization to take shape and unfold all its meaning to me, […]Read more "Protecting Sacred Inspiration"
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"
The Land speaks to and through us, but do we listen?Read more "Whispers of the Ancient Mothers"
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"
I hope you get this book and read it, because it is an extremely important text, not just for for the pagan religions thriving in the world today, but for future generations as well. This succinct book was by Mathew Sydney and subtitled, “A Workbook for Developing a Pagan Spiritual Ecology.” (Full Disclosure: Mathew is a […]Read more "Reviewing: Sacred Land"
During it’s slow climb to becoming the state religion of the Roman Empire, Christianity was forced to step into many of the roles abandoned by a collapsing imperial system. It gave shelter, food, and care to the destitute; it offered a gospel of redemption and salvation to citizens overwhelmed with the existential threat of a […]Read more "Gaining Relevance"