An Introductory Guide to Slavic Paganism

A friendly disclaimer . . . An Introduction to Slavic Paganism Recently, it was brought to my attention that one of our members was in need of some resources related to Slavic Paganism. My disclaimer here is, I’m no expert or practitioner of Slavic beliefs nor do I hold any cultural ties to it. IContinue reading “An Introductory Guide to Slavic Paganism”

7 Natural Ways to Raise Your Vibrations

There’s this invisible force in the universe which seems to have such an impact on the daily lives of Pagan folk. If you wander around the online Pagan communities, you’ll eventually hear about this unseen energy having a very real & direct impact on relationships, activities, & even mood. What is this nonsense? What’s causingContinue reading “7 Natural Ways to Raise Your Vibrations”

Do Pagans Need Salvation? – A look into the philosophy of Paganism and the Christian Church

Every morning and most afternoons, I find myself listening to the radio as I drive my kids to their school in Medford. The drive is some distance, so I try to find programs that I can focus on and learn from in the process. Now it might sound strange that a Pagan woman of 20+Continue reading “Do Pagans Need Salvation? – A look into the philosophy of Paganism and the Christian Church”

What the Scythe Reaps- The Harvest of the Human Condition

We can already feel the crisp, sugary chill begin to permeate the air and mark the end of the summer season. Lughnasadh is now past us and the Wheel of the Year reaches Her ultimate balance at the Autumn equinox. Poised in this liminal space like a cunning huntress, the Dark Goddess begins to callContinue reading “What the Scythe Reaps- The Harvest of the Human Condition”

Recognizing Authenticity in the Pagan Community

A small note before we begin. The topic of this article was kindly brought to my attention by one of our own – Karen Heyou on the Deeply Rooted Facebook community. I’d like to thank her for the writing prompt and acknowledge her contributions to our active little Tribe. Thanks, Karen for being muse, activist,Continue reading “Recognizing Authenticity in the Pagan Community”

The Eruption – Conflict resolution in the Pagan Community

Like a great volcano erupting suddenly and without warning, conflict in the Pagan community is a very real force with equally damaging effects. Over the next few articles, I’d like to talk about the pros and cons of being a Pagan in the modern world. I think it needs to be outlined for folks realisticallyContinue reading “The Eruption – Conflict resolution in the Pagan Community”

The Salesmen and the Choice – A letter to Humanity from Paganism

Once upon a time, there was a very desperate individual. A regular person with regular routines. Who they are and what their name really doesn’t matter for the purpose of this story. It just so happens that this individual had a regular old car that decided to take a dump one day. Yep, stuck onContinue reading “The Salesmen and the Choice – A letter to Humanity from Paganism”

Guarding the Roots – A Intentional Commmunity’s Plea to Humanity

Humanity is slowly walking, one step at a time, towards a new age. As Pagans, we have the benefit of being a diverse community of individuals with boundless beliefs and ideas. We are the quenching wellspring of the fiery Goddess Brigid, the savory mead in Odin’s horn, and the children of mischievous nature. No matterContinue reading “Guarding the Roots – A Intentional Commmunity’s Plea to Humanity”

Dear Jesus, I forgive you. – A letter to Christianity.

Dear Jesus, I am writing to you today to update you on my progress. It’s been a while and I believe that communication is the first step in opening doorways. Spring is upon us again at Deeply Rooted. Nothing could be more apparent as I walked the land and looked at the shrines, the trees,Continue reading “Dear Jesus, I forgive you. – A letter to Christianity.”

Sisterhood – Weaving Baskets with the Threads of Wyrd

Today, I want to talk about Sisterhood in the Pagan Community. The same sentiments and insights could be applied to any gender identity dynamic. At Deeply Rooted, and in the Pagan Community at large, we are blessed to have the opportunity of Sisterhood. While words like “Tribe” and “Community” are passed around like marshmallows atContinue reading “Sisterhood – Weaving Baskets with the Threads of Wyrd”