Wiccan Rede: Do Your Own Thing, Without Judgment

Wiccan Rede: Do Your Own Thing, Without Judgment

New Age Religion, or alternative spiritual practices, or “not Judeo-Christian,” is all the rage these days, particularly European pagan traditions and Wicca. Eastern religious traditions are getting plenty of love as well, including meditation. While there are many lifetime practitioners who were never swayed by hot trends into the tradition, the number of Americans who claim beliefs that can be considered New Age has grown exponentially in recent years. Just float over to your local bookstore, you’ll find books about applying Buddhist mindfulness practices to Google’s business model as well as using…

The Way of the Spiral: An Introduction

The Way of the Spiral: An Introduction

In the journey of life, one needs a code, a credo, a compass to guide them along, so they do not find themselves lost or stranded along the way. Some find that in religion, some find it with a role model, some find it within a personal philosophy. Having a direction in life does not imply rigidity. There is still room to explore and find new paths. It is all too easy to find one’s self stuck when they lack a greater goal or some thought or idea challenging them…