Discussion, Life, Pagan, Paganism, Social Issues

Sorry for being quiet

Though, this is one of the few places I've been quiet. I've spent the past two months being extremely vocal and active in other places, including Twitter, which I've never used much before (except when on vacation). I've attended my local Women's March, and I'm hoping someone organizes a local Science March (I'll organize if… Continue reading Sorry for being quiet

Life, Social Issues

I’ve just spent the last two hours crying…

Later today, or at this point, fuck it, maybe even tomorrow, maybe I'll take all day today (it is 2:30am after all) to process what just happened in my country and try to decide what to do next... ... at some time later, I will begin to move forward. Not on, but forward. I already… Continue reading I’ve just spent the last two hours crying…

Deity, Religion

Polytheism is NOT a tradition

I’m just gonna leave this here.

Magick From Scratch

I’m going to keep this brief, because I have a life to live. But if someone tells you thatdiversity is “destroying polytheism” please show them this.

Dear Concerned Party,

You are being shown this blog post because you seem to think that diversity is contrary to Polytheism. You want to set up a Polytheist Community wherein only certain types of Polytheists count.

I’m just going to start by assuming that you have never taken an Anthropology 101 type course, and that your grasp of ancient human cultures is extremely limited. Forgive me. I can think of no other reason for your distress, or for your misguided notion that you can treat Polytheism like it is one community and one tradition.

I can think of no other reason why you would look at the ancient world, the Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Icelandic, German, Celtic, Slavic, Chinese, and Nigerian Polytheisms, and think that…

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Pagan, Pagan Institutions, Paganism, Social Issues

An Open Letter to Cherry Hill Seminary

Hi CHS. Celestine here. You probably don't know me; well, maybe you do, after the past couple of days. I haven't exactly been silent. For the record, I am addressing the individuals in charge over there at Cherry Hill Seminary. I know some of your names, and I don't know others. Just know that when… Continue reading An Open Letter to Cherry Hill Seminary

Discussion, Suggestions, The Promise

Upcoming Blog Posts

In accordance with the promise made in this post, I have been looking at my "Topics for Blog" folder, and deciding which ones I'm likely to write in the near future. So, here is a list of upcoming blogs from me: War Goddesses: Specifically, Athena and the Morrigan. I actually started writing this one a… Continue reading Upcoming Blog Posts