Stories by starhawk
On Halloween, the past and future live

Children play behind a pumpkin carved and lit for Halloween, on October 30, 2013 in Monterey Park, California. “What is … Continued

Summer Solstice, embracing change

(AP Photo/Dan Joling) Once again, the wheel of the year turns and brings us around to Solstice, the longest day … Continued

May Winter Solstice mark a shift in consciousness, a change in worldview

AP People soak up the sun after its rise at the ancient stone circle of Stonehenge, in southern England, as … Continued

Halloween in the wake of storms

EPA Siblings Rowin and Leticia are dressed as a vampire and a witch before they attend a Halloween party in … Continued

Summer Solstice: On the first day of summer, finding balance

View Photo Gallery: Wednesday marks the summer solstice for the northern hemisphere, the day with the longest period of sunlight, and … Continued

At Samhain, Halloween’s deeper promise

Mario Armas AP A cemetery filled with candles and flowers for Day of the Dead covers a hillside as people … Continued

Dancing on the Grave of the Enemy

Dancing on the grave of the enemy–a human impulse, perhaps, but not one that we want to encourage if our … Continued

Out of darkness, light: Solstice and the lunar eclipse

Winter Solstice–the shortest day and longest night of the year. For Pagans, Wiccans and Goddess worshippers, this is one of … Continued

The rich benefit from society and should give back

A deal President Obama struck with Republican leaders last week will extend tax cuts across the board including, controversially, to … Continued

Voting is a moral and spiritual act

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued