damaging programs

Three Damaging Programs That Keep Us From Being True Animists

Einstein said, ““Problems cannot be solved with the same mind set that created them.” If we want to make a deep switch to animism, we have to challenge some of the damaging programs we inherited. These damaging programs are hidden within us and operate without our conscious thoughts. They permeate our culture. If we want […]

ancestor veneration

Creating an Ancestor Veneration Practice

Modern people live in extreme disconnection from our ancestors. On the macro level, this extends to the plants, animals, and minerals. Many of us aren’t even aware of that detachment. But perhaps what makes an even bigger impact is the divorce of our own families. How many of us grew up without a father? How […]

ageism in spirituality

Ageism in Spirituality

It’s time to confront ageism in spirituality. To have true connection, we have to value our Elders and include them in our lives. Modern society marginalizes older people. “We don’t value you” and “We don’t want to be you” is hidden in our language, advertising, and behavior. Here is what I mean: Advertisers use the […]

modern animism

What’s Modern Animism?

The question “what’s modern animism” continues to come up. We’ve talked about it on the podcast, youtube channel, and on our facebook page a little. The more we share, the more questions come up that show there is more to clarify. So, here’s another stab at modern animism. Let us know what you think. Why […]

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Celebrating the Feast of Transformation

All Pan Society holy days are connected with the natural world – particularly the sun. The Feast of Transformation is an agricultural holy day that marks the beginning of the harvest season. It’s time to reap what we have sown. Indeed, the feast is a reaping of the hard work that went into planting this […]

ethics in divination

Ethics in Divination

If you engage in divination- either as the practitioner or client- you have to consider ethics. Ethics? In divination? Yes, ethics always play a role in every aspect of life. Before we can talk about that, let’s first define divination. For most people, divination means the practice of seeking information from supernatural means. For some […]

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How Can You Believe in a Vengeful God?

We ask for questions, we’ve got them! The most recent one comes from a Christian. He wants to know “How can you believe in a vengeful God?” He specifically talks about God sending people to burn in a pit of fire for eternity for either sinning or not believing in him. If you have this […]

awakening

Fourteen Signs That You’re Having an Awakening

What does awakening look like? Would you know if it happened to you? If you are feeling a little loopy and are not sure what’s going on, you could be in the midst of an awakening. If you are feeling a little loopy and are not sure what’s going on, you could be in the […]

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Is It Bullying or “Kids Will Be Kids”?

If we want to tackle the issue of bullying, asking “Is it bullying or ‘kids will be kids’?” is a good place to start. In animism we always look to Nature and/or the wheel of life for answers. So what does Nature have to say? I live on a farm. Chickens, goats, and dogs (and […]

draw down the moon

How To Draw Down the Moon

With the full moon lunar eclipse happening, you may be interested in learning how to draw down the moon. This is a full moon ritual that can be performed when you want to soak up the energy of the moon, send her gratitude, ask for her favor, or hear her wisdom. Since you are invoking […]