What is Ancestor Healing?

Ancestor Healing is deifying, and working with your own ancestors instead of chasing the gods, spirits, and ancestors of others. It is deifying your national ancestors and your blood ancestors before you do anything with the ancestors and spirits of others. In the...

What is my Spiritual Court?

As ATRs (African Traditional Religions) and the various forms of Neo-Pagan Reconstructionism (Astaru, etc) have gotten more and more popular in the US, more and more people find themselves praying to, or doing rituals with, the ancient gods of many different cultures....

Embracing the Shadow & the Power of Self-Knowledge

As you begin the process of digging deeper and deeper into your family tree, a paradox emerges – you may find out things you didn’t want to know, and may even feel you cannot bear. Not every ancestor or family spirit is light and cheerful; some indeed are...

American Gods & the Immigrant Experience

As Americans, we have more in common with each other than we do with the citizens of any other country on this planet, believe it not; because whether our ancestors came here on the Mayflower, or in a slave ship, we all have in common the immigrant experience –...

Ancestral Energies and Folk Magic Traditions

Every human culture has its own folk magic tradition, its own system of healing, divination and “getting things done,” whether that be the “sedir” of the ancient Vikings or modern Afro-Caribbean religions. Even the “big three”...