Halloween – Sifting Historical Facts vs “Christian” Myths

Around this time of the year, I find a lot of Christians getting all hot under the collar about whether they should choose to celebrate Halloween, or not. Often the arguments boil down to the perceived association of the day with all that is evil, and that Christians should not put on the appearance of … More Halloween – Sifting Historical Facts vs “Christian” Myths

Christ, The Holy Fool – An April 1st Tarot Reflection

Note to Christians who have found this page and are “highly offended” by the very notion that I call Christ “The Holy Fool”, do please read this fantastic blog post on the concept of holy fools in the Bible, then if you’re able, do continue reading this particular post… Fool that I may appear, today, … More Christ, The Holy Fool – An April 1st Tarot Reflection

Imbolc, Candlemas & St Brigid – A Song of New Hope

The Winter is passing by, the dawn of a new Spring is upon us. Now is the time of the agricultural celebration of Imbolc, which means “in the belly”. Imbolc marks the start of Spring where the fecundity of life is about to be made manifest. As darkness ebbs and light once more flows into our land, Imbolc … More Imbolc, Candlemas & St Brigid – A Song of New Hope

The Christian Celebration of Halloween

Am I a Heretic? Before I go on, I know what a lot of you may be thinking at this time… “Christians celebrating Halloween? That’s so wrong! So very wrong!”, or worse, “You’re celebrating the Devil’s day? You can’t be a Christian – you’re an apostate / a ‘condescending horse’s rectum’!” Seriously, that last bit are the … More The Christian Celebration of Halloween

Pentecost – The Church’s Need for Cultural Tongues

Acts 2:6-12 (NLT) “When they heard the loud noise, everyone came running, and they were bewildered to hear their own languages being spoken by the believers. They were completely amazed. “How can this be?” they exclaimed. “These people are all from Galilee, and yet we hear them speaking in our own native languages! Here we are—Parthians, … More Pentecost – The Church’s Need for Cultural Tongues