These spiritual experiences are an astounding gift that can be powerful fuel for our actions – motivating us when other lights have gone out. How could I receive that gift, and not want to use it responsibly, to help empower me to make a better world?
I hope that moving forward, we are able to disagree respectfully, as friends, to recognize our common goals and community, and sometimes, to join in powerful and moving rituals, regardless of the fact that some of us see the underlying basis of those rituals differently. With that, we might be able to bring a life-centered Paganism to millions, who might fit better into this or that part of our wider Pagan community, with many of us working together to build a better future for the whole web of life.Read More
The total eclipse this August 21st will hold dozens of millions of people in awe (including both Americans and eclipse chasers), and will be the most photographed, selfied, live streamed, and documented moment in the history of the Universe up to now, as far as we know. What will I do during those 100 or so sacred seconds? Will I prepare a ritual? Just revel in it? Hug my kids? I have no idea yet. All religions have sacred times and sacred places. For many of us (and certainly me), this will be one of those most sacred times. What will those 90 seconds be like for you? I don’t think that can be predicted – we can’t decide when the sacred will touch us.Read More
I had no way of knowing that I would remember the next moment for my entire life.Read More
Godless Paganism has been named Book of the Year at Pagan Tama! This recognition is wonderful, especially after a tough year for many of us! Godless Paganism is available on Amazon, here. In case you haven’t read it, the anthology gathers together the voices of 40 atheistic, humanistic, and naturalistic Pagans, pantheists, Gaians, animists, and other non-theistic Pagans.Read More