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.
Before I met Merlin Stone I was blind. It took her a little time; she gave me a strong dose of love, and from then on I could see—see the world as a feminist, that is. Merlin converted me, so if you haven't yet read her work, be prepared to bring the Goddess into your own life as well.
I'm Lenny Schneir. Shortly after meeting Merlin in 1976,... read this article