Originally published on paganliving.com, October 2000 I fall asleep And dream. The sun is streaming Through my window, Blinding me in it's radiance. It makes me wish For the darkness of night That is only a daydream And never real. I wake up in darkness, And am comforted, Knowing it was only A nightmare.
Originally published on paganliving.com, October 2000 Clothed in Darkness, Shrouded in Light, Moon skims the sky, Forever in flight. Cloked in Shadow, Exceedingly bright, Puts on a show, Glorious sight. Deep in the Darkness, Glowing and White, Moon travels slowly, Night after night. Hidden in shadow, Fallen from height, Leaves as a view, Morning sunlight.
I've explained before that I am a Modern American Polytheist. Here, in a nutshell, is what I think Modern American Polytheism means. Definitions First, Polytheism. Polytheists believe in more than one (and usually more than 2) deities. Whether you worship/honor more than one deity is irrelevant - obviously, no one could worship every God and… Continue reading The Philosophy of Modern American Polytheism
There are a lot of definitions of magick out there, but most revolve around somehow using energy to make changes in the physical world. The connotations of those definitions imply that it's mental energy at work. That other forms of energy (money, elbow grease, etc) aren't really magick. And I see how that follows the… Continue reading Magickal Thinking
A recent post on a local Pagan Yahoo group, and the feedback that came from it underlines a lot of the problems with Pagan organizations in general, and the community as a whole. The short story: One person suggests combining a bunch of different groups into a one-stop-shop website. People say yes, great idea. The… Continue reading Pagan Community Failures