Initiation is the process of being accepted into a tradition of spiritual/magickal philosophy. Many traditions have this “gatekeeer” to keep out less than serious folks. It’s acts as a shield or opportunity to show/swear loyalty. All of which I think is more about the community ego than anything else. What I think is more important…more
General articles, political rants, and assorted information which didn’t fit elsewhere.
You can stop flooding my inbox with emails asking for me to comment on this issue now, I’m doing it, alright? I guess I’m known as a rather opinionated Pagan who isn’t afraid to speak his mind. So why haven’t I blogged about this issue until now? What’s the point? Plenty of Pagans/Wiccans with larger…more
I was never raised within a particular faith, and I count that as a blessing because I feel as though it means I’ve had to “unlearn” a bit less to get to my spiritual path. When I first participated in a ritual, back in the early 1990′s I had already read as much information as…more
There is a conversation topic getting a much-needed dust-off in recent days thanks to both the inaugural speech by US President Obama and a recent blog post by Sierra Club Executive Director, Michael Brune; environmental activism. I’ve written about how I feel an undeniable stewardship of the planet because of my religious views, which include…more
Just over a week into the new year and that means it’s time to put some plans into action, and look at the year ahead. One of which is steering this blog’s content in a more useful direction by providing practical information on how I bring “my” Paganism into my everyday life as well as…more