Monthly Archives: March 2017

Book review: Nature Mystics

Beattie, Rebecca. Pagan Portals: Nature Mystics: the literary gateway to modern Paganism. Moon Books, 2014. This book, another title in the short Pagan Portals series from Moon Books, introduces the reader to a variety of modern (generally 19th and 20th … Continue reading

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Demon est Deus inversus

A star in the morning; night and day entwined In liminal afterglow, their passions spent. Lightbringer, your burden is eternal – to pour out Yourself on earth, ecstatic, theopoiesis in reverse. Light of Days, who burns with knowledge of life … Continue reading

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Spring Equinox

I’m so tempted to write a rant about the disastrous politics happening today, but no. I won’t. Rather, let me wish you all a very happy Spring Equinox, however you celebrate it. I spent the weekend in the garden, planting … Continue reading

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Paying for Paganism

Sometimes you hear, in the Pagan community, the assertion that you should never have to pay for Pagan teachings. While a lovely idea, in practice this is nonsense. People’s work, time and effort should be fairly recompensed, as should the … Continue reading

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Book review: Whispers from the Earth

Whispers from the Earth: Teaching stories from the ancestors, beautifully woven for today’s spiritual seekers. Taz Thornton, Moon Books, 2016. I have a confession to make. I picked this book up because of the cover. Also because I have been … Continue reading

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To keep silent?

Silence is traditionally part of some Pagan practices, and forms part of the guidance of some forms of Wicca and witchcraft, as part of the advice “To know, to dare, to will and to keep silent”. While there are many … Continue reading

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Pagan protest and feminism

Originally posted on The Green Hedge Druid:
I have been reflecting on recent discussions that have taken place on various pagan spaces, especially on Facebook, regarding the recent (and ongoing) pagan protests against Trump. I regret to report that most…

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