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'Tis the Season: Celebrating Yule

‘Tis the Season: Celebrating Yule

Thanksgiving is over, so I can legitimately put on the holiday music, pull out the garlands and set a date for getting a tree. (This weekend. Because why wait?) Yule (Jul) is the most important holiday of the Heathen calendar. It’s multi-day celebration that can last up to twelve days (“On the first day of...
The Princesses and the Episcopalians

The Princesses and the Episcopalians

This Friday GG and I were invited by our dear friend Brad, i.e. Father Snort to talk about interfaith relations at an Episcopal conference for high school students.Father Snort’s intention was that instead of having other Christians talk about carrying on a dialog with non-Christians, he’d have non-Christians come in and tell it “from the horse’s...
Newt-G and I Agree On Something. Oh, And It's Snowing in Tartarus

Newt-G and I Agree On Something. Oh, And It’s Snowing in Tartarus

“The effort to create alternatives to marriage between a man and a woman are perfectly natural pagan behaviors…” – Newt Gingrich on Jan. 25, 2012 during a conference call with Jim Garlow (The full call can be found on his website) Wow, break out the trumpets! Newt-G said something I agree with. Of course, he...
Pagan Strong: A Response to My Governor's New Ad

Pagan Strong: A Response to My Governor’s New Ad

I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m a Pagan, but you don’t need to dance naked in the moonlight every 28 days* to know there’s something wrong in this country when the Pagan in my household is the one dragging the Christian out to buy a tree and sing carols around it. And with the...
Walpurgis Night - The Other Beltane

Walpurgis Night – The Other Beltane

Walpurgisnacht (Walburga’s Night / Walpurgis Night) is a popular Germanic holiday celebrated at the same time as Beltane... Now famous for the bonfires that light the hills of Sweden, the champagne toasts in Finland, and the pranks of southern Germany it has been known as both a witch’s holiday and the feast day of a...
Pagan Stories of Resurrection

Pagan Stories of Resurrection

Just as most cultures or religions have a creation myth, so do many have a story about resurrection. In fact, Carl Jung, along with other scholars, considered resurrection deities to be an archetype seated in our collective unconscious. Each of these stories provides a connection between humanity and the larger cycle of life, death and...