Friday Foraging 17

Another weekly snuffle through the undergrowth of the Pagan interwebs to bring forth the delights of Friday Foraging! This week: Julia Penelope at The Wandering Witch on Patheos discusses something that I have long found problematic but didn't quite have the words to express: the use of the term "Shaman" to mean any "indigenous" and/or... Continue Reading →

There is no perfect moment

"Don't you forget about dying, don't you forget about your friend Death, don't you forget that you will die." - Ghost, Pro Memoria. Today is Ash Wednesday in the Catholic tradition. While I have long since left that religion behind, I acknowledge its influence, for good and ill, on my perception. Ash Wednesday is one... Continue Reading →

Looking Back

As the summer draws to a thankful end, and Keats' "season of mists and mellow fruitfulness" approaches on the Western horizon, it seems a fitting time to look back as the year moves ahead. While Wrycrow is a new venture for me, my previous blog, Endless Erring, racked up some 200-plus posts. Some of these... Continue Reading →

My Paganism and Science

A religion...that stressed the magnificence of the universe as revealed by modern science, might be able to draw forth reserves of reverence and awe hardly tapped by the conventional faiths. Sooner or later, such a religion will emerge. - Carl Sagan. I am a modern Pagan. I live and move and have my being in... Continue Reading →

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