Do I Have to Care for My Abusive Elderly Parent?

At Pan Society we often talk about elders in an idealized way, but we know life isn’t ideal. We don’t live in a perfect world. Life’s pretty messy. What happens when our elders are not nice people? Or maybe they are even toxic! So, what do you do when you have an abusive elderly parent? […]

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How to Make Dandelion Jelly

I am sure you know about all the many medicinal and magical uses for everybody’s favorite herb, dandelion. But did you know you can also make dandelion jelly? Yep! It tastes like honey, so you can use it as a honey replacer and get all the yummy benefits of dandelions in your diet. And it’s […]

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Love is the Foundation for Modern Animism

Oops! I made a mistake. I don’t think I’ve ever talked about love. For me, like Spirit. it’s silent. It goes without saying because it’s everywhere. It’s in everything. Love is the foundation for modern animism, so it’s easy to not talk about it because I take it for granted. I assume that it’s something […]

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What Are the Boundaries of Sovereignty?

I get a lot of questions like: My boyfriend takes a long time to text me back. How should I feel about that? My wife hates that I see a therapist. Should I stop? My best friend gets a lot of support from her family. I don’t. Should I expect her to pay when we […]

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Why Your Pollinator Garden Doesn’t Have Many Butterflies and Bees

Did you plant a pollinator garden only to find out that the butterflies and bees didn’t come? Nobody wants to go to the trouble of creating a buffet only to find that no one eats. So here’s some tips to figure out why your pollinator garden doesn’t have many butterflies and bees. Let’s make this […]

elderberry syrup

How to Make Elderberry Syrup

A couple years ago, few people knew what elderberry (Sambucus Nigra or Sambucus canadensis) syrup was. After a nasty flu season, I started to see it everywhere on mainstream grocery store shelves. Elderberry gummies, juice, teas, wine, capsules, jam, and lozenges are all the rage. Good news can’t be suppressed, so it’s no wonder the […]

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The Spiritual Purpose of the Corona Virus

Last night, to combat social isolation and give people peace of mind, Pan Society held a virtual intuitive practice session. Not surprisingly, all the questions revolved around the corona virus outbreak. While you might expect dire warnings of doom and gloom, the gathering was surprisingly heart-warming and inspiring. Here is what we learned about the […]

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Why Teamwork is the Key to Getting Through the Contagion and Life

Have you heard of the “Red or Black” game? It’s perfect for showing why teamwork is the key to getting through the corona virus contagion and life. It’s very simple. The objective is to finish the game with the most points. There are two teams and five rounds. All each team has to do is […]

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Faith in Animism

Science is a poor god. Spirituality is for times and places where science reaches its limits. It’s for when we have no answers. When we get there, we don’t need science. It does no good. We need faith. In life there are plenty of times when we reach the unknown, we have no control, or […]

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New Moon in Aries Solo Ritual

Does social distancing mean you will miss your regular moon circle? No worries. Here is a new moon in Aries solo ritual just for you! I suggest doing this in a dark space that is lit with a candle or candles within a day or two of the new moon. This will help you maximize […]