On abundance, blessings, and ānanda

Arna chéadfhoilsiú ar wandering blackbird:
The cornucopia: blessings enough to feed not just oneself, but a family, a community. Photo by Brad West on Unsplash. Recently, I’ve been focusing on Gods traditionally associated with ideas of abundance, wealth, and prosperity, such as Fulla, Geofen and Ingui. For me this is a sphere that I’ve…

Community, Culture, and Identity in Western Polytheism — The Wind’s Eye

Heidi adds wonderfully to the musings of people like Marc from Of Axe & Plough and Craxantos at Buta Craxanti on identity and culture, making it all the more personal and relevant at an accessible and individual level as she does so. I believe in using the gifts of our ancestors – our familial, cultural,An chuid eile de “Community, Culture, and Identity in Western Polytheism — The Wind’s Eye”

Touching the Moon: Thinking About Magick, Wicca, and Being a Witch

Arna chéadfhoilsiú ar Heathen Field Guide:
As a Heathen polytheist first and witch second, I’ve found my relationship with the concepts of magick not as quickly and easily defined. For a long time, I chose not to even think much about magick at all, since I found that it was more important to my…

Magical Animals in European Lore: Horses

Arna chéadfhoilsiú ar The Wind's Eye:
I turnedStumbling in the fever of a dream, down towardsThe dark woods, from the kindling tops,And came to the horses.There, still they stood,But now steaming and glistening under the flow of light,Their draped stone manes, their tilted hind-hoovesStirring under a thaw while all around themThe frost showed…

Entering Intermediate Paganism: Building a Cohesive, Holistic, Personal Religion — On Wings of Summer

There are dozens of resources out there for new Pagans, possibly even in the low hundreds. I don’t think anyone has counted them all. Hell, I even wrote a few of them myself. But something I don’t ever see are resources for transitioning from entry-level to intermediate practice. And I specifically mean exoteric home practice […]An chuid eile de “Entering Intermediate Paganism: Building a Cohesive, Holistic, Personal Religion — On Wings of Summer”

Handmaidens Project Introduction

Arna chéadfhoilsiú ar wandering blackbird:
My process of working on this project: reading, writing and contemplation. Photo by freestocks on Unsplash Over the last weeks and months I have been working on (and will doubtless continue to work on over the coming weeks and months) a primer and devotional to the group of twelve Goddesses known sometimes…

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