Religion and Spirituality Archive

Worshipping familiar gods: Going beyond pop culture

By Donyae Coles
We can be called to honour deities from cultures other than our own. Even

African pantheons: A primer

By Donyae Coles
Learning more about African pantheons can seem difficult, here is a primer to build

Santeria: A personal introduction

By Saros
Santeria, also known as Regla de Ochá or Lucumi, was the synchronization of Yoruban

Litha: Enjoying a simple summer solstice

By Donyae Coles
The root of Litha is just joy and, in order to properly celebrate it,

Three ways to celebrate the Summer Solstice

By Spiral Nature
The summer solstice is upon us, and whether you celebrate Litha, Midsummer, or just

Beyond the gender binary in Pagan practice

By Donyae Coles
The gender binary in sacred space is used as a way to represent the

Summer activities for magical children

By Donyae Coles
It’s summer time, and for many families that means their young ones will be

How to make sacred spaces into safe spaces

By Donyae Coles
Sacred space presents itself differently. However, when we ignore intersectionality, we create sacred places

Creating your altar: A beginner’s guide

By Donyae Coles
An altar is s personal space that serves many functions in a spiritual practice.

Beltane: Creating altars to celebrate the blossoming earth

By Susan Starr
At Beltane, the witch in me envisions intertwined lovers laying on lush blankets of

Ancestor work: Not just for Samhain

By Donyae Coles
Working with ancestors can be a fulfilling part of any magick practice It is

Celebrating the vernal equinox: Beyond bunnies and eggs

By Donyae Coles
The vernal equinox is celebrated in the west as Ostara by many but this