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Inside the Los Angeles Satanic Temple's biggest-ever 'black mass' with blood-letting, demonic cats and stand-up

The Satanic Temple (https://thesatanictemple.com/) are an extremely active and well directed group.  As opposed to any initiatory structure, the group has a focus upon the application of rationalised science towards the nature of Being.  909 more words

Daily Thought

On ritual, responsibility, and consecration

It’s been quiet around these parts for a good while, but it’s not for a lack of activity in my real life. Rather the opposite: I’ve been buried under a pile of responsibilities and activities both secular and religious, and writing that has no clear deadline or penalty (read: this blog) has gotten put to the wayside. 1,256 more words

Wiccans Stand in the Face of Fear and Uncertainty

“I don’t know what to do! I’m scared about what’s going to happen soon,” Jake said.

“Is it—?” I began.

“It’s this new administration. The new President and his buddies are going to take everything apart, and I’m going to get hurt. 1,065 more words

Moonwater Silverclaw

Night Hunting

ONCE UPON A TIME, I wrote more fiction than anything else. Film noir and surreal horror combined in a genre I thought of as “gothic noir” although publishers describe it as urban fantasy. 2,197 more words

Liberation Magic

Caturday Thoughts - New Year's Eve With Cats

No fireworks unless the neighbors have 4th of July leftovers. No Times Square crowds or glitzy, tacky hotel parties. No silly TV countdowns with talking head presenters. 439 more words


Making new traditions

For me, one of the great joys of modern Paganism is the scope we have to create new traditions. Not, I hope, with an eye to becoming the dogma for future generations, but in a playful and light-hearted way that enables us to let go of anything that doesn’t work. 350 more words


Winter Solstice 2016

Didn’t do anything fancy this year. I’m recovering from a csection and taking care of my four year old and my almost four week old. I did manage to get some cleaning done and make real dinner. 30 more words

Holy Days