My Review of “Paganism for Beginners” by Althaea Sebastiani

Paganism for Beginners: The Complete Guide to Nature-Based Spirituality for Every Seeker is a much-needed addition to Earth-based spiritual literature. While there are other books on this topic, prolific author Althaea Sebastiani has breathed new life into the genre of “Pagan 101.” Bright and colorful, the text is a joy to hold and see. IContinue reading “My Review of “Paganism for Beginners” by Althaea Sebastiani”

Three Things Thursday: Local Bookstores, Kitchen Magic, and my Sacred Porch

Each week, I share three things that have informed or inspired me. This week, I’m gushing over a local bookstore, a podcast episode, and creating ritual spaces in unlikely places. The Little Book Store When I moved to Northern NY a decade ago, Borders was still at the mall. Since they’ve closed, I’ve missed browsingContinue reading “Three Things Thursday: Local Bookstores, Kitchen Magic, and my Sacred Porch”

Several Things Saturday: Lugh, SRB Issue 4, and my Newsletter!

Each Thursday, I share three things that have informed or inspired me. You may notice I’m late this week. Yeah…Going back to work on top of editing novels is rough. So we’ll consider this “Several Things Saturday!” An Introduction to Lugh Irish Pagan School has another offering for you! This time, it’s a course aboutContinue reading “Several Things Saturday: Lugh, SRB Issue 4, and my Newsletter!”

Three Things Thursday: Sturgeon Lecture, African American Nature Poetry, and Animism in Avatar

Each week, I share three things that have informed or inspired me in the hopes that they will help someone else exploring nature-based spirituality. Sturgeon Lecture – Tonight! Later today, I’m going to attend an online lecture from local environmentalist organization the Indian River Lakes Conservancy. I’m super pumped to learn about one of myContinue reading “Three Things Thursday: Sturgeon Lecture, African American Nature Poetry, and Animism in Avatar”

Three Things Thursday: Courses and Workshops to Help You Become a Better Person and Pagan

Each Thursday, I share three tidbits with my readers. These could be books, movies, documentaries, podcasts, etc that have informed and inspired me. This week, I’m sharing three educational opportunities I benefited from. Maybe they’ll interest you? So You Want to Talk About Race – Google Talk Last month, I recommended the book “So WantContinue reading “Three Things Thursday: Courses and Workshops to Help You Become a Better Person and Pagan”

Three Things Thursday: Herbal Reparations, Ogham Pronunciation, and Never Date a Siren

I feel like I blinked and it’s Thursday again! Here’s my weekly roundup of interesting items that have informed and inspired me this week. I hope you find something to help you on your way! Herbal Reparations Herbal practitioner Regina Kankinza of In Her it Blooms added a way for people to make donations toContinue reading “Three Things Thursday: Herbal Reparations, Ogham Pronunciation, and Never Date a Siren”

Three Things Thursday: Uncomfortable Conversations, Black Witch Resources, and a Call for Submissions

It’s Thursday, which means I have three things to share with you. Three Things Thursday is becoming my way of highlighting people and causes in Druidry, Polytheism, and the overall Pagan community. I have some new content about my own life, spiritual practice, and writing to share with you next week, but I’m going toContinue reading “Three Things Thursday: Uncomfortable Conversations, Black Witch Resources, and a Call for Submissions”

Three Things Thursday: Support Black Members of the Magical, Animist, and Polytheistic Communities

I’ve realized I don’t know a lot about the Black Pagan, Witch, Polytheist, and yes – New Age communities. That is a personal failing of mine that I’m trying to rectify. In an attempt to learn more myself and elevate Black creators and authors, here are three great links. Don’t stop learning and supporting BlackContinue reading “Three Things Thursday: Support Black Members of the Magical, Animist, and Polytheistic Communities”

Three Things Thursday: Luis, These Witches Don’t Burn, and an Introverted Conference

Each week, I share three little things. This week, I’m contemplating luis, I’ve got a short book review for you, and I reflect on a writing conference I attended on Zoom. I recently started an in-depth reflection of the ogham with a friend and fellow polytheist. Each week, we focus on one symbol, or fid,Continue reading “Three Things Thursday: Luis, These Witches Don’t Burn, and an Introverted Conference”

Finding Pagans Within the Fiction Writing Community

A year ago, I decided to become more heavily involved in Twitter. I had distanced myself a bit for various reasons, but an agent at a writing conference convinced me that it was an easy way to network with authors and industry insiders. My Twitter started to feel very divided – most of the peopleContinue reading “Finding Pagans Within the Fiction Writing Community”