Adapted and accessible

There’s an ideal image of a witches’ coven in ritual: A group in matching robes standing around an altar in the moonlight. The altar would be laid with a lovely cloth and be bright with candles with incense smoke curling around simple, beautiful, matching tools. The coven’s hands are held high and they are ready…

Adapted and accessible was originally published on We're Made of Mud and Magic

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

Never here. Never now.

It is a modern metaphysical puzzle of sorts: I’m never where or when I am.   At my day job, I start my day dealing with yesterday’s paperwork. Towards the end of the day, I work on tomorrow’s paperwork. In between, I send emails that put my words into some indeterminate future when the recipient…

Never here. Never now. 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