When we become seriously ill, we go to western medicine for treatment. The problem, however, with a lot of western medicine is that it relies almost completely on the body to “deliver” the treatment to the desired destination. We wrote…Read More
The idea of honoring Heroic Ancestors came to me a few years ago when my grove was working on a Lughnassadh ritual and we wanted to connect with our inner warriors. … I’ve always had a great deal of reverence for a number of modern heroes, including Harriet Tubman, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Martin Luther King Jr. The rite was a wonderful success, empowering each of us to strive to be more like those people who had come before.Read More
Got your house decorated yet? Samhain (the Fall Equitherm) is only a few weeks away! For many of us (including me), this is one of the most sacred times of the year – a time when I feel my Ancestors…Read More
Blasphemy laws are one of the most egregious and severe forms of religious privilege. It is the use of state-sponsored violence to attack someone for speaking in ways that religious leaders don’t like. Yet many countries, including the United States,…Read More
So I’m going to make a change. When I engage community and political leadership, I’m going to wear my Atheopagan lapel pin. If I’m asked about it, I will briefly describe what it means. If that means that my credibility drops, well, so be it. Maybe people like me have to be the thin edge of the wedge.
We have wise people in this community: people of heart and intellect and compassion and courage. Their voices should be heard by those who make decisions on behalf of all of us.Read More