Something happened the other night that brought to mind a topic I’ve been wanting to blog about for quite some time now. Saturday night, while the Trophy Wife was out celebrating Mabon with her friends (we’ve a mixed marriage, you see; she’s Pagan, and I’m Heathen), most of them happened to see a very peculiar… Continue reading It’s a Streetlight
My brother Lou has coined a term to describe the approach that Afstoll Thjod is taking towards our religious beliefs and practices; he calls it “experimental reconstructionism” (inspired by “experimental archaeology”). I think it’s a perfect descriptor, and would like to expand upon it briefly. Part of what makes it such a great term is… Continue reading Experimental Reconstructionism
A few weeks ago over at Witchvox.com, one “Field Faerie” posted an article entitled Where’s the “Community” in the Pagan Community? The gist of her complaint was that it was too difficult to find any fellow pagans in her neck of the woods; a small rural town in the Pacific Northwest. Field states, for example:… Continue reading The Irony, It Burns!