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"
After a couple of days of teaching the science of climate change to my 6th graders, I found myself wistful for a different message. In between the sanitized lessons, it was impossible to hide my perspective, boiled down to a single idea: lost hope. They, more than I, will live in a mad world of […]Read more "Living in the Anthropocene"
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"