Tag Archives: religion

Listen! To everyone!

When my Druid Grove prepared for the recent Beltane celebration, a discussion broke loose about the accessibility of sites where we typically hold or rituals. We, the Mystic River Grove of the Most Ancient Order of Bards, Ovates, and Druids … Continue reading

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The Most Pagan Thing I Do…

Defining paganism as a “thing” — I like the term “movement” — is quite difficult. You get easily caught in a vicious circle of needing a definition so you and other people know what you and they hold dear and have … Continue reading

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Happy Passov-east-ara!

For years now social media debates (to put it nicely) have flared up around the northern hemisphere’s Spring Equinox: What is Easter, who “stole” it from whom, and why be there bunnies? I admit, it is one of the less … Continue reading

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Do you believe in…?

Who hasn’t heard that question “Do you believe in … ?” I certainly have. It could be that proverbial couple that knocks on my door and asks if I believe in some demi-god from the Middle East, or the scientist friend wondering if I believe in … Continue reading

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Choosing My Religion

When reading through blogs and social media these days, I see a lot of posts in which people ask how they should go about choosing their faith. Particularly, folks seem to struggle with the choice of converting from one faith to another. … Continue reading

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Conservative, Progressive Pagans?

In the political environment in the United States, where I currently live, but also in my home country in the center of Europe, Austria, and her neighbors as far West as the United Kingdom, the chasm between the conservative and … Continue reading

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Craft Your Own Spell, Witch

People occasionally ask me if I cast spells, and my answer more often than not is, “Yes, but…”. It may be my answer because I’m a druid and you can’t expect a straight forward answer from a druid. But mostly … Continue reading

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