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"
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"
I have written and rewritten this post well over five times already, not to mention the tweaks and modifications made in my mind before ever putting into writing. It was the fever pitch of the 2018 Midterm Elections, and on the night of, when I thought inspiration was on my side, the crushing news for […]Read more "Deserving to Live"
Quite often I hear of impassioned pleas to transcend or improve upon the current ways of thinking that have trapped us into a nightmare world of ecological devastation and human suffering. However, seldom do I hear folks address some of the root causes, and far, far too often there is that impassioned argument against a problem […]Read more "Escaping Dualism"
Part Three: The Why This post continues and perhaps finishes the argument raised in Part One: The What and Part Two: The How. There have been two interludes since, Disclaimed and ReDisclaimed that further explain and clarify my point of view. And it is, indeed, my point if view. It is clear now that […]Read more "Finding Pagan Culture, Part Three"
First, an update, in case you are among the handful of interested readers waiting for the next installment (sorry): I have been incredibly busy in the past few weeks since the last post. I attended Stone & Stang 2018 in the Santa Cruz Mountains with my Unnamed Path brothers and other beautiful MWLM* folks, and then […]Read more "Finding Pagan Culture, ReDisclaimed"
PART TWO: THE HOW This post continues and elaborates the arguments started in Part One: The What and the clarifications made in the Disclaimed interlude. I hope that it can stand on its own, however, if you already sense the problem and are seeking possible solutions. As stated before, these are personal views and […]Read more "Finding Pagan Culture, Part Two"