Faced with a hostile modern world, women are finding strength in ancient traditions.
For five days members of the most diverse religions not only co-existed, but created community together. How was this possible? There was no proselytizing. And the conversation was intentionally inclusive.
"Under our first amendment, no one should be forced to participate in any religious exercise against their conscience," said
Ostara may be a contemporary revival of ancient spring festivals. Some pagan authors say Ostara derives from ancient Celtic
7. Imbolc observes the waning of winter and approach of spring. Pagans often use fire and other forms of light to encourage
On the cusp of 2015, Goddess worship is moving into a new generation of leaders who are striving to evolve beyond individual teachers, isolated communities and occasional communal rituals and bring the Goddess into the mainstream. Call it Goddess 2.0.
10. Some celebrate Samhain with a ritual to guide the dead home by opening a western-facing door or window and placing a
“Born-to-it pagans just are who we are,” said Angela Roberts Reeder, 43, whose parents were involved in ceremonial magic
A priestess of the pagan Church of All Worlds, Morning Glory is considered by many to be a backbone of the pagan and Wiccan
Some pagan authors say Ostara derives from ancient Celtic and Saxon spring holidays, later Christianized into the Easter
For many in the U.S., the only 'religious' event taking place this weekend is the Super Bowl. But for pagans and Wiccans
4. It is one of the four Gaelic seasonal festivals along with Imbolc, Beltane, and Lughnasadh. 7. Samhain is one of the original