Why Your Emotions Are Not the Problem

I see a lot of memes and social media posts that blame other people’s negativity for their emotional instability. Other people’s behaviors and vibes are not the problem. Your emotions are not the problem. There are two things going on here. Your inability to manage emotions. Choosing situations that upset you. It might sounds strange […]

Seven Ways We Block Our Path to Oneness

Oneness is a natural state of being. Fear and social conditioning creates separation almost from the time we take our first breath. Knowing how we block our path to oneness can help us undo this programming and get back on track. Let’s look at the top seven ways we do this. Judgment Judgment always creates […]

Five Myths About Animism

Animism isn’t one thing. It changes based upon the culture and the person that embraces it. However, there are lots of misinformation and myths about animism that can make it appear scary to those who don’t understand it. Let’s take a look. We worship our ancestors Ancestor veneration is not the same as worship. It’s […]

Four Spring Equinox Altar Ideas

If you are a solo Pan practitioner who is just getting started, you may wish for some help creating your spring equinox altar. If so, this is just for you! Here are four spring equinox altar ideas. Set Your Intention Everything begins with an intention. Some themes of spring are things like renewal, birth, rebirth, […]

Working With the Universal Laws

Working With The Universal Laws to Create Harmony Lots of people use control as a means of staving off fear. We might get a degree to reduce the fear of poverty. Maybe we get married to avoid the fear of loneliness. We might verbally attack someone to avoid the fear of them hurting us. It’s […]

How to Naturally Deal With Pests

Warmer weather is coming and with comes bugs and other pests. If you are savvy, this won’t be a problem for you. You already know about natural pest control. For all the others, here are just a few of the safe ways to deal with unwanted critters. Praying Mantises Praying mantises are voracious carnivores that […]

Cultivate a No-Mow, Ecofriendly Landscape

Many homeowners are starting to catch no-mow fever. They understand that while lawns help with fire, rodent, and weed control, they also require toxic fertilizers and herbicides to  maintain them. Not to mention the labor and fuel invested in keeping them short and pretty. One source claims that 3 trillion gallons of water a year is […]

How to Engage in Hospitality as a Spiritual Practice

When I was little, we knew who our neighbors were. We had neighborhood block parties. If someone was having a barbeque, you could almost always be assured of someone offering you food if you were hungry. People sat outside on the porch on hot summer nights talking nonsense for hours. These days everyone is inside […]

Living an Ordinary Sacred Life

Animism is an ordinary sacred thing. There is no enlightenment or Heaven at the end. You don’t get status that elevates you above others. To have those things requires separateness. In a state of Oneness, nobody is any more enlightened than anyone else. No one is higher or lower. We just Are. Modern animism doesn’t […]

What You Want is Not for Sale

We live in a society where everything is a commodity. The belief is that everything can be bought for a price. Cars, homes, land, beauty, salvation, friendships, education, spirituality, happiness, and even love. In fact, we judge others by how well they are able to acquire the things they want. The truth is, what you want […]