Category Archives: Ritual

Rev. Gina Pond and Sarah Thompson #ShowMeGoddess

Beautiful new pictures of Rev. Gina Pond as an alternative depiction of a Goddess (which one? We’re not sure yet!) taken by her wife Sarah Thompson: If this isn’t right up the #ShowMeFreyja alley, I don’t know what is! –Ember–

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On Holding Space

Read This Article. Seriously. Read it. Read the whole thing. If you do any kind of counseling, or clergy work, or even just group work in a sensitive context, then, like me, Holding Space is a skill you need to … Continue reading

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PCon Crash

PantheaCon went well, by and large. Never without incident, of course – there’s waaaaaay too many people there for that to ever be the case. But far more good than bad. Being me, and hypercritical, and moody in February, I … Continue reading

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PCon Prep

PREPARE ALL THE THINGS! WAAAAAAAAAAAUGH! That is all. –Ember–

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PantheaCon 2016 – See You There!

I’m running or helping run three rituals this year at PantheaCon, which is being held once again at the San Jose DoubleTree hotel on Presidents’ Day weekend, February 12-15th. There are WAY too many amazing things on the program this … Continue reading

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In the Barrow

The seasons turn, the clock sets back, and I bleed. Our Lord – my Lord – Freyr, enters the mound, sacrificed a tithe to Hel, for the winter, and as He descends, so do I. The depression is a slow … Continue reading

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Many Gods West – Closing and Aftermath

The closing ritual was every bit as wonderful as the opening ritual. I had the opportunity I was sure I needed, to acquire some of the collected dirt to take home. And that was it, we were done. Many Gods … Continue reading

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