The philosophy of boycotting Lughnasadh

I didn’t do particularly well in university philosophy, so on the scale of depth, this will be closer to a stoner’s “what if this is all just someone’s dream, man” than to a real treatise…   The Allergic Pagan has a brilliant post called “Why I’m Boycotting Lughnasadh“. Reading the comments section, the response post…

The philosophy of boycotting Lughnasadh was originally published on We're Made of Mud and Magic

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Mushrooms for Mabon?

  There seem to be mushrooms popping up all around me right now. The photo above is of a mushroom growing in my front yard. There are several other patches of different mushrooms on my walk to work, my work is selling two different kinds of mushrooms next week, and my in-box contains an invitation…

Mushrooms for Mabon? was originally published on We're Made of Mud and Magic

One sows while another reaps

  Yesterday, a member of my Circle ran a sweet little Lammas ritual on the theme of “as you sow, so you shall reap”. That got me thinking about Pagans, the wheel of the year, and its relationship to nature.   One of the wheel of the year stories we can tell through Pagan rituals…

One sows while another reaps was originally published on We're Made of Mud and Magic

The beauty and tragedy of a beating heart

It is raining again in Vancouver. Cherry blossoms are being washed down the streets, and the temperature is back to autumn. This is quite the change from the gorgeous sunshine and early summer weather that so recently blessed us; I think we all have a kind of spiritual whiplash from the back-and-forth.   Despite the…

The beauty and tragedy of a beating heart was originally published on We're Made of Mud and Magic