How to Make Pagan Offerings: What to Say and What to Give in Ritual

We are finally on to the practical aspects of ritual! This is part three in a series of articles about Pagan offerings and ritual. Part 1 and Part 2 are focused on the reasoning behind why we do ritual. Now, we are looking at how we do ritual. Per previous parts of this series, thereContinue reading “How to Make Pagan Offerings: What to Say and What to Give in Ritual”

How to Make Pagan Offerings: Reciprocity and the Cosmos

Pagan ritual is not Christian ritual. And it’s not like any other Abrahamic rituals. To understand why we do what we do in ritual, we need to understand the larger context behind why we do ritual and how to think of ritual. This article will deal with some theoretical concepts. Not every Pagan will agreeContinue reading “How to Make Pagan Offerings: Reciprocity and the Cosmos”

What do Pagans Do?

I see people — including pagans — ask some form of this question regularly. So, if you’re a pagan…what are you supposed to DO? It’s easier if you are part of an organized religion. Most of us know someone who goes to church/temple/mosque. They know to pray at certain times of the day, to celebrateContinue reading “What do Pagans Do?”

How to Dispose of Offerings as an Urban Pagan

What do you do with old offerings when you live in a city? How do you dispose of offerings properly without littering? How do you make offerings in an apartment? I am a pagan in a city…New York City to be precise. I have a lot of buildings around me, a few trees surrounded byContinue reading “How to Dispose of Offerings as an Urban Pagan”