Why Mystery Schools are Secret

Have you ever wondered why mystery schools are secret? Isn’t God for everyone? Isn’t wisdom best when it is shared? People who keep information and practices secret must be in a cult, right? Well, not really. There really is a good reason why mystery schools are secret. I didn’t understand it until confronted with what […]

Engaging in Love Speak

Did you know that your inside is reflected on the outside every moment? I am not talking about body. I am saying that what you think of yourself and the world around you is reflected in the light around you. If you step back and examine your language, you will see what’s inside. If you […]

The Power of Walking in Nature

How familiar are you with the sound of the morning dew dripping onto the forest floor? Have you delighted in the smell of aspen as you come upon a grove? Have you ever stopped to admire the way the sunlight tenaciously peeks through a canopy of trees lighting up random spots on fallen leaves? Did […]

Life Takes Time. Let it Unfold.

In a world of instantaneous satisfaction, it can be hard to wait for things to ripen. Real life takes time. Let it unfold. We all have options. You can have a microwaved pizza ready to eat five minutes from the time you thought, “Hey, I’m hungry.” Or you can have a meal of real, healthy, […]

Aging in an Animist World

I was at a family function recently when a child said to me with the typical unfiltered honesty that only a child can muster, “I don’t like your grey hair. It makes you look old.” Ooh, snap! I could have taken this as an opportunity to be hurt or offended or to teach him about […]

Is Sacred Plant Medicine Ceremony for You?

I’ve been creating content recently for our YouTube channel that includes information about sacred plants. While all plants and animals have healing energy, those that work quickly on a spiritual level are being sought at an all time high. That means it’s a good time to talk about is sacred plant medicine ceremony for you. […]

Intro to Spirit Animals

Many animist cultures believe that humans are accompanied by spirit animals. They are here to help you on your life journey. Spirit animals teach you their lessons through sharing its wisdom, skills, protection, guidance, or power. Whether you use them or not is up to you. If you are aware of your animal and call […]

We Have a New Mascot – the River Otter

I was having a conversation about spirit animals and how they help us when it occurred to me that Pan Society, LTD doesn’t have a mascot! We had to remedy that. So, I set to work on looking around at animals to see which one might fit the bill. We chose the river otter. Here […]

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Reclaim the Power of Menstrual Blood

We live in a society where menstruating is shameful, hidden, and “dirty.” Menstrual blood is polluted. We ought to hide away from others while we are bleeding, and our blood is so contaminated that it will draw power from a person. These ideas come from stories like these that many believe: “‘When a woman has […]

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The Moon as Your Personal Self Care Guide

Your natal moon (the position of the moon when you were born) can tell you the best way for you to do self care. Yep, your Moon tells a lot about how you were nurtured as a child, how you nurture others, and most importantly, the things to do to make sure you give yourself […]