Category: Paganism

  • Lessons


    Today’s Sunday service at the UU church was the Coming of Age ceremony, and it was entirely run by the kids in the program. It was a beautiful service, and I was already on my second tissue when they began to do the meditation. I was unprepared for what came next.

  • Beltane Meditation

    Beltane Meditation

    This is when we again take that baton of life from past generations and hand it forward to the next. This is how we touch the past and fuel the future. This is a celebration of life, of living, of moving along that part of the wheel where we celebrate the miracle of regeneration.

  • What is Paganism

    What is Paganism

    The modern development of paganism, and the current state of the faith.

  • Meditation: Veils and Worlds

    Meditation: Veils and Worlds

    This is traditionally the time when we anticipate the “opening of the veil”: which is a time when we can better share our energies with our friends and family who have passed to that “other world”. While this explanation serves the many who celebrate this type of ritual, there are rationalists who find all this…

  • Beltane at Church

    Beltane at Church

    Sunday completely blew away my already inflated expectations. I’m not sure where to begin, but I can start by saying that it reinforced for me that I’m doing the right things in the right place.  If you’re not already familiar with Unitarian Universalism, I encourage you to look it up and then see if there’s…

  • Balance


    A complex understanding of faith was modeled for me at a young age, and I imitated that model for most of my life. The model for me was an encounter when I was very young, maybe as old as ten, with an elder Anglican priest. I was confused about all the conflict over evolution. I…

  • Testimony


    A celebration of a life lived as a pagan, and the salvation I gained from the goddess who freed me.

  • Giant


    I’ve been doing a thing at church where we have regular observances for the new and full moon. The theme for new moons is to introduce a different tree from the area and talk about traditional and mythological associations. Then we do a guided meditation where we talk to the tree of the month and…