Around the Cauldron · For the Gods · The Forest Path · The Wild Hunt

Finding yourself after death

These last two-three years have brought immense changes for me. I came out as non-binary, left my husband, changed my name, found my soul mate, shed a bunch of weight after surgery that I have likened to Herne’s accident with the stag. I have shed so much of my old self, through the shedding of… Continue reading Finding yourself after death

Around the Cauldron · Celebrating the Sabbats · For the Gods · The Wild Hunt

To the Sabbat I will Ride

Brightest Blessings of the Solstice to you all. I’ve always loved the Winter Solstice. I’ve always loved being cold, knowing I could rug up. I love the sound of rain on the metal roof, the freshness in the air, the greening of the hills and how the eucalyptus leaves get this different haze as the… Continue reading To the Sabbat I will Ride

Around the Cauldron · For the Gods · The Wild Hunt

How “coming out” strengthened my relationship with the Gods

Recently this image has been recirculating on FB. It is a capture of a tweet by Sir Ian McKellen expressing how he’s never met a person who regretted coming out [as LGBTQIA]. When a friend posted it, I commented how I’m one of those people. I came out of the closet as non-binary in May… Continue reading How “coming out” strengthened my relationship with the Gods

Around the Cauldron · For the Gods · The Pagan Experience 2015 · The Wild Hunt

Embracing Masculine Energy within Femininity

We’re a species that love to label things, and through Paganism most of us find harmony with giving things a title of “masculine” or “feminine”. For example, the athame is masculine as it represents the phallus, while the chalice is feminine as it represents the womb. I never realised that what I practise and the… Continue reading Embracing Masculine Energy within Femininity

For the Gods · The Pagan Experience 2015 · The Wild Hunt

Sacrifice and the Gods (The Pagan Experience)

I don’t remember ever feeling mercury in retrograde so powerfully before. I’m not sure if it’s because I always put this feeling of brain mush, incoherence and the desire to be a hermit down to my depression, or PMDD, but I’ve never attributed it to MiR. This time it’s been featuring questioning every recent decision,… Continue reading Sacrifice and the Gods (The Pagan Experience)