Religion in Schools

Religion in Schools

I was going to write a post about the Pledge of Allegiance this week, but some discussions lately have made me think that perhaps I should start with something a little more general. As a Pagan parent, I have run into some bumps in the road with my son at school....
A Ritual for Samhain

A Ritual for Samhain

I’ll be honest with you, except for the one time we celebrated Samhain with our Circle, I typically celebrate Samhain alone. Of course, we set up a family altar with bits of the season and any nature my child brought in to add. But when it comes to ritual,...
Dealing with Your Own Emotions as a Parent

Dealing with Your Own Emotions as a Parent

This isn’t about pagan parenting, in particular, but I’ve felt called to share this with you anyway. I think it’s so important for parents to share our both struggles and our victories. It has been a tough few months for me. A lot of emotional things...
Altars from Around the World

Altars from Around the World

I love altars. I always have. I remember, as a child, being fascinated by the altar of our Lutheran church. It wasn’t anything ornate or over the top, but there was just something special about it. It was a sacred space. And though I have never fully fallen in...
Mabon Ritual

Mabon Ritual

Mabon is my favorite sabbat. That is, if I had to choose one. I love the togetherness that it seems to evoke, the thankfulness and the overall feeling of satisfaction. Sure, many of us no longer are celebrating a literal harvest of our fields, but we can absolutely...