As a third-degree Gardnerian High Priestess and a former wife of celebrated Druid Isaac Bonewits, Deborah Lipp’s life story is far from ordinary. But Merry Meet Again is more than just a memoir—it is a tribute to modern Paganism and a testament to one woman’s persistence and strength. With deep reverence for the past, Lipp explores her spiritual path and describes her unique relationships with family, teachers, lovers, and friends, including icons such as Scott Cunningham and Timothy Leary. She details the ups and downs of Pagan parenting, and delves into the politics and personalities, the joys and sorrows that are found in Pagan gatherings around the world. Simple instructions and quick tips for rituals, spells, and magic are included throughout.
Living in the Midwest, Ostara comes for us at one of those "in between" times. It falls in between the frigid cold of winter and the scorching, oppressive heat of summer. It's the calm both before and after the storm. But it is also a real blah time of year. The weather is often still downright chilly, and snow is still quite a possibility. (In... read this article