Monthly Archives: January 2015

Seekers and Guides: A Ritual to Re-Enchant Your Tools at Imbolc

Newly published article!  Imbolc falls quite close to the full moon this year. Regardless of tradition we have a chance to take advantage of both energies to give our tools a magical “power-up.” Read more at Between the Shadows.

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Seekers and Guides: The Merits and Flaws of Self-Guiding

Reprinted from the Seekers and Guides column at the Agora blog on the Patheos Pagan channel, originally published April 22, 2013: Most Witches are trailblazers.  There aren’t a lot of us, so in our eagerness (some might say “obsession”) to

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Gods of the Seas and Waters

As a professional scuba diver and small vessel operator, I can say, without much doubt, that the gods of the seas and waterways have played a larger part in my life than they do for many Heathens. In my personal

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Unnecessary Dichotomy

Narratives are the stories that we tell ourselves to make sense of the world, how it works, our place in it, and the places of others in it. Narratives are very powerful, and often make up the underpinnings of cultures

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Seekers and Guides: Covening for Beginners

Reprinted from the Seekers and Guides column at the Agora blog on the Patheos Pagan channel, originally published March 18, 2013: According to the Pagan Census, most of us start out as solitary practitioners.  Deciding to join a coven is

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