Advice to those new on the paths

I never met a magical practitioner worth a damn who spent 90% of their time talking about how great they were; why they were favored by the gods or ancestors; or how their initiations/traditions were the only pure or true Continue reading Advice to those new on the paths

Why are events for Pagan families so hard to staff?

children holding hands running through a grassy field

Recently, I got introduced to some other Pagan parents who were looking for…well, mentoring might be a good word. They were interested in writing for Pagan parents and Pagan kids, and we got to talking about events that have programming Continue reading Why are events for Pagan families so hard to staff?

Is That A Real Dream Catcher?

large dreamcatcher, backlit by sunlight on the horizon, with smaller dream catchers at the sides and bottom, and feathers and beads hanging from each

At a recent festival, as I walked through vendor row, I was somewhat startled at the number of vendors – probably at least half of them – who had dream catchers hanging from their tents. I didn’t stop to ask Continue reading Is That A Real Dream Catcher?

Festival and Event planing notes: Lessons from a beginner

Planning Events: Learn from My mistakes We are currently right in the middle of festival season.  There are indoor and outdoor events of all sorts all across the country.  Some are religious and spiritual and others are regional specialty fairs Continue reading Festival and Event planing notes: Lessons from a beginner

Pagan Clergy: Tips and Tricks for the Newly Ordained

Handfastings, Priesthood, Clergy, and Ordination, Oh My! The Story! A while back I was ordained, legally, to be recognized by the state. It’s an interesting thing, being ordained. According to most Pagan faiths, particularly in initiatory traditions, you become a Continue reading Pagan Clergy: Tips and Tricks for the Newly Ordained