Life Teachers

The saying goes, when the student is ready the teacher will appear.

I say, when the teacher is ready the student will appear.

I think we get caught up in the idea that as we move through life, and especially as we discover who we are on our Pagan path, that teachers will be like the school teachers of our childhood. Show up to class, sit quietly and absorb what is being taught, maybe take a test to prove we’ve got it down, graduate and get a nice diploma to show for our work.

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Book Review: To Walk a Pagan Path

To Walk a Pagan Path: Practical Spirituality for Every Day by Alaric Albertsson

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Like many Pagans, there are times when I struggle with ways of bringing a daily spiritual practice into my life. Sabbats give me something to focus on eight days in the year, and Esbats give me something to focus on another 13 days, but what about the rest of the year?

How can I create a spiritual practice for the remaining days?

I’ve looked at various books, both Pagan and non-Pagan, to see how others do it. One that has stood out for me, and given ideas that I can easily adapt to fit into my own life is this book by Alaric Albertsson, To Walk a Pagan Path: Practical Spirituality for Every Day.

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