3 Pagans and a Cat

3 Pagans and a Cat

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Three Paths, One Journey, New Cat


070: Hats (with Amabran)
Dec 9 • 70 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode are joined by Amabran to discuss hats, identity, authority, and responsibility in pagan spaces.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat Podcast | Patreon3 Pagans and a Cat | Discord3 Pagans and a Cat | Patheos3 Pagans and a…
069: Our Community: Astrea Taylor
Dec 5 • 10 min
Car, Gwyn and Ode chat with Astrea Taylor about Intuitive Witchcraft during Pagan Fires Pagan Festival 2019. Astrea Taylor Starlight Witch - Astrea's Patheos BlogSupport 3 Pagans and a Cat
068: Cursing
Dec 2 • 75 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss the ethics of cursing (and magic generally), the nature of harm, and how curses differ from other spells. Support 3 Pagans and a Cat
067: Working With Ancestors
Nov 25 • 70 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode talk about what an ancestor altar can look like, what its purpose is, what you can do to connect with your ancestors, and what working with your ancestors actually entails— including, sometimes, deciding not to. Reviewed: True Magic by…
066: First Steps: Sigils
Nov 18 • 58 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss sigils: historical context, how they work and why to use them, and how specifically to make some.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat Podcast | Patreon3 Pagans and a Cat | Discord3 Pagans and a Cat | Patheos3…
065: Barrows: Ancestor Traditions
Nov 11 • 67 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss ancestor veneration, how you might classify various ancestors if that's a thing you're into, and whether the Lincoln Memorial counts as a very big altar.Support 3 Pagans and a Cat
064: Spooky Stories
Oct 28 • 83 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode recount some of their favourite spooky stories for spooky season, including the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The Monkey's Paw, and The Tell-Tale Heart.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat Podcast | Patreon3 Pagans and a Cat |…
063: Working With Spirits
Oct 21 • 61 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode talk about discernment, the things you can do to communicate with spirits, and the things you should avoid when communicating with spirits.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat Podcast | Patreon3 Pagans and a Cat | Discord3…
062: Fire Festivals: Samhain
Oct 14 • 48 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode hang out in a spooky house to discuss Samhain, including the need for safe grief and anger processing, all the weird supersititions people have about spooky stuff, and how to make a temporary gargoyle.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3…
061: Open Q & A
Oct 1 • 54 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode answer questions from the Pride, as well as dealing with some of Gwyn's baggage from her Christian Retrograde and opening up this year's Yuleing!Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat Podcast | Patreon3 Pagans and a Cat |…
060: Anima: Spirits and Others
Sep 16 • 91 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss frameworks for understanding spiritual interactions, types of spirit beings you might encounter, spirits with job descriptions, and the incomprehensible moral systems of nonhuman beings.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans…
059: Our Community: MeKailia Nimue
Sep 9 • 10 min
Gwyn and Ode sit down for a quick chat at Michigan Pagan Festival with MeKailia to discuss the creation of scrying mirrors in her family's traditional style, her early exposure to various kinds of magic, and Witches Night Out, hosted at Crazy Wisdom…
058: Solar Festivals: Mabon
Sep 2 • 60 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss Mabon and the autumn equinox, on their quest to find a good reason to celebrate harvest for a second time in a row, featuring: finding balance, Marie Kondoing people out of your life, apple cider and plain cake donuts, and an…
057: Our Community: Corvis Nocturnum and Starr Morgayne
Aug 26 • 9 min
Car sits down for a quick chat at Michigan Pagan Festival with Corvis and Starr to discuss Dark Moon Press, upcoming releases and events, and the de-spookifying of the Church of Satan.Support 3 Pagans and a Cat
056: First Steps: Herbalism
Aug 19 • 77 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode talk about plants. Like, a lot.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat Podcast | Patreon3 Pagans and a Cat | Discord3 Pagans and a Cat | Facebook3 Pagans and a Cat (@3_Pagans) | Twitter
055: Working With Gods
Aug 5 • 77 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss their experiences with deities. Links from Detroit Pagan Pride Products Review Cantrips and Crows Divine Sanctuary Lake WitchSupport 3 Pagans and a Cat
054: Our Community: Meditation Room
Jul 29 • 6 min
Gwyn sits down for a quick chat at Michigan Pagan Festival Amy and Jen to discuss their Meditation Room project in Traverse City. Visit The Meditation Room on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/themeditationroomTC/Support 3 Pagans and a Cat
053: Fire Festivals: Lughnasadh
Jul 22 • 68 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss Lughnasadh and harvest festivals, including whether or not harvesting wheat really counts as killing it, how much hard work is actually involved in the process, how to contribute your own First Fruits to your communities and why…
052: Our Community: Wolf Run Wildlife and Spiritual Sanctuary
Jul 15 • 5 min
Car and Ode sit down for a conversation at Michigan Pagan Festival with Stan Newcombe to discuss Wolf Run Sanctuary and escaping the limitations of city life. (It's short, but sweet.)Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:Wolf Run Sanctuary | Harvest Festival…
051: First Steps: Energy
Jul 8 • 89 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss the hows and whys of cleansing, charging, consecrating, and tuning.Support 3 Pagans and a Cat
050: Our Community: Lady Dame Wilburn
Jul 1 • 36 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode sit down for a conversation at Convocation with Lady Dame to discuss storytelling, family, and feasts.Support 3 Pagans and a Cat
049: Storytelling: Apocalypse
Jun 25 • 75 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode sit around the mic to tell each other stories from their respective mythological backgrounds, including: Flood Myth 2.0, Thor: Ragnarok (And Friends), The History of The End of the World, Vishnu Cleans House, Heat Death of the Universe,…
048: Our Community: Kenn Day
Jun 17 • 39 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode sit down for a conversation at Convocation with Kenn Day to discuss post-tribal shamanism— the practice, the fad, and the function— as well as his books.Support 3 Pagans and a Cat
047: Solar Festivals: Litha
Jun 10 • 74 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss the context of Litha celebrations, including why you should worship the sun more, the most solar alcohol, and whether or not Ragnarok is about to start. Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat Podcast | Patreon3…
046: Our Community: Enafae Moore-Sweet
Jun 3 • 16 min
Car sits down for a solo conversation at Convocation with Enafae Moore-Sweet to discuss… Convocation, the Magical Education Council, and Oz the Great and Powerful.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:ConVocationMagical Education Council
045: Theism and Nontheism - Beliefs in the Divine
May 27 • 81 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss various theistic and non-theistic belief systems, how one might transition through them during one's life, and what actually even is a god, really?Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat Podcast | Patreon3 Pagans and…
044: Our Community: Kenya Coviak
May 20 • 46 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode sit down for a conversation at Convocation with Kenya Coviak to discuss what makes rootwork, Detroit-flavour magic, and the Black Moon tradition.Support 3 Pagans and a Cat
043: First Steps: Candle Magic
May 14 • 91 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss the reasons for practicing candle magic, the basic concepts behind it, the types of candles available, the various states of dress candles can be found in, and divining your predicted results by candlesign.Support 3 Pagans and a…
042: Our Community: Ivo Domingeuz Jr.
May 6 • 45 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode sit down for a conversation at Convocation with Ivo Domingeuz Jr. discussing the Assembly of the Sacred Wheel tradition, structuring a coven to avoid Standard Coven Fail-States, the symbolic language of astrology, and how to become a…
041: Storytelling: Creation Myths
Apr 29 • 91 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode sit around the mic to tell each other stories from their respective mythological backgrounds, including: Vishnu's Lotus, Ymir Gets Got, The Original Uppity Woman, Izanami's Psychotic Breakdown, Indistinguishable Greek Father Figures,…
040: Our Community: Amabran
Apr 22 • 33 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode sit down for a conversation at Convocation with Amabran, discussing Path of Light, service traditions, covens (and whether they're for you), and how to find other pagans.Support 3 Pagans and a Cat
039: Fire Festivals: Beltane
Apr 15 • 77 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss the various layers of Beltane celebrations, including fire, protection, fire, mediation, fire, gender dynamics and inclusion, fire, getting in on the ground floor of religious tradition, and also fire. Wonderful Body Company…
038: Our Community: Jacki Smith
Apr 8 • 30 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode sit down for a conversation at Convocation with Jacki Smith, discussing candles, witch scouts, and mindful magic.Support 3 Pagans and a Cat
037: Spoons: Self Care in Paganism
Apr 1 • 94 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss chronic conditions, mental health, and self care as they relate to paganism, including their own struggles with these issues. Be a holistic witch!Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat Podcast | Patreon3 Pagans and a…
036: Fool’s Gold
Apr 1 • 21 min
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035: Our Community: Jason Mankey
Mar 25 • 47 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode sit down for a conversation at Convocation with Jason Mankey, discussing his recent book, future books, witchcraft history, and designing inclusive rituals.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat Podcast | Patreon3 Pagans and…
034: 3 Pagans Around Grandfather Fire
Mar 18 • 98 min
Car, Gwyn, Ode, James, and Sarenth discuss podcasting, death, the Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, local spirits, the commodification of shamanism, and the world's most sacred bottlecap. It's a wild ride, ya'll.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:Around…
033: Our Community: Witchdoctor Utu
Mar 11 • 48 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode sit down for a conversation at Convocation with Witchdoctor Utu, discussing his book, the Underground Railroad, North American Conjure, and a little bit of pagan drama that, honestly, wasn't a great look on anybody.Support 3 Pagans and…
032: Solar Festivals: Ostara
Mar 4 • 73 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode talk about solar vs. fertility focuses, transformative spring, finding your own joy instead of waiting for it, and rabbits. Also, the cat throws a bell around the house in the background. Talk about finding your own joy.Support 3 Pagans…
031: First Steps : Shadow Work
Feb 18 • 83 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss the psychological concept of the Shadow, how it is born and manifests, what Shadow Work is, why you might want to do it, and how to go about the process.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat | GoFundMe3 Pagans and a…
030: Storytelling - Shenanigans
Feb 4 • 71 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode sit around the mic to tell each other stories from their respective mythological backgrounds, including: The Murder Harp, Finn McCool Eats a Fish, Why You Shouldn't Swan and Chill, Pan Pipes Are Forensic Evidence, That One Time Thor…
029: Liminal 2: Electric Boogaloo
Jan 28 • 80 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode are back for another round of discussion and strong opinions about the role of gender and sexuality in paganism, including a discussion of queer deities, fertility outside heteronormativity, and the deliberateness of inclusion.Sponsored…
028: Fire Festivals: Imbolc
Jan 21 • 64 min
You thought Car, Gwyn, and Ode had said all they had to say on the subject of holidays, but lo: they're back for another year of talking at each other about the deeper significance of fire festivals and cross quarters, starting with Imbolc. Are there…
027: One Year Anniversary
Dec 24, 2018 • 88 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode sit down with various forms of alcohol to celebrate a whole year of podcasting, answer questions from listeners live in the Discord server, and briefly touch on the things they'd like to get up to moving forward.Sponsored By:Grand…
026: Wheel of the Year - Yule
Dec 10, 2018 • 79 min
In the eighth of a series of Pagan Holiday Specials, Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss the origins of Christmas, alcoholic wassail, and who really is this Santa Claus guy, anyway?Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat | Facebook3 Pagans and a Cat…
025: Liminal: Gender and Sexuality
Nov 26, 2018 • 62 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode talk about gender identity, heteronormativity, and the intersections of sex, gender, sexuality, and paganism.Sponsored By:Grand Rapids Kimono Club: Join the Grand Rapids Kimono Club on FacebookSupport 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans…
024: Embracing Dissonance
Nov 12, 2018 • 87 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss the damage they're still trying to cast off from Christianity, some basic criteria for exploring your pagan options, and how to do the research that brings it all together.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat |…
023: A Wood of Many Ways
Oct 29, 2018 • 74 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss their respective journeys from Christianity into their various paths and traditions. Also, Car introduces a new segment.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat | Facebook3 Pagans and a Cat (@3_Pagans) | Twitter3…
022: Wheel of the Year - Samhain
Oct 15, 2018 • 81 min
In the seventh of a series of Pagan Holiday Specials, Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss Third Harvest, communion with the dead, and Jack of the Lantern.Sponsored By:Grand Rapids Kimono Club: Join the Grand Rapids Kimono Club on FacebookSupport 3 Pagans and a…
021: First Steps -Sacred Spaces
Oct 8, 2018 • 79 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss sacred and liminal spaces: where they can be found, what they can look like, how to establish them, and why they might be useful.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat | Facebook3 Pagans and a Cat (@3_Pagans) |…
020: First Steps: Grounding, Centering and Shielding
Sep 17, 2018 • 66 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss what grounding, centering, and shielding are and describe what those processes looks like for them.Sponsored By:Grand Rapids Kimono Club: Join the Grand Rapids Kimono Club on FacebookSupport 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and…
019: Wheel of the Year - Mabon
Sep 3, 2018 • 71 min
In the sixth of a series of Pagan Holiday Specials, Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss Second Harvest and the recovery of Mabon ap Modron.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat | Facebook3 Pagans and a Cat (@3_Pagans) | Twitter3 Pagans and a Cat…
018: Our Community - Bill Ehle
Aug 21, 2018 • 70 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss social justice and activism in the pagan community, culminating in an interview with Pagans In Need director Bill Ehle.Special Guest: Bill Ehle.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat | Facebook3 Pagans and a Cat…
017: Building Your Book - Ritual and Spellcraft
Aug 6, 2018 • 74 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode finish up the Building Your Book series by talking about the structure of ritual and spellcraft.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat | Facebook3 Pagans and a Cat (@3_Pagans) | Twitter3 Pagans and a Cat Podcast | Patreon3…
016: Wheel of the Year - Lughnasadh
Jul 23, 2018 • 64 min
In the fifth of a series of Pagan Holiday Specials, Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss First Fruits and necessary sacrifice.Support 3 Pagans and a Cat
015: Building Your Book - Tools of the Trade & Calendar
Jul 9, 2018 • 60 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode continue the Building Your Book series by talking about magical tools and calendar systems.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat | Facebook3 Pagans and a Cat (@3_Pagans) | Twitter3 Pagans and a Cat | Patreon3 Pagans and a…
014: Special Episode: Michigan Pagan Fest 2018
Jul 1, 2018 • 62 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode made it out to Michigan Pagan Fest for three days, and on their return discuss the classes they attended, the people they met, the things they bought, and the problems they ran into.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat |…
013: Wheel of the Year - Litha
Jun 11, 2018 • 60 min
In the fourth of a series of Pagan Holiday Specials, Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss the many names of Litha, and summer solar celebrations around the world.Support 3 Pagans and a Cat
012: Building Your Book - Recipes and Herbalism
May 28, 2018 • 58 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode continue the Building Your Book series by talking about recipes: what a recipe technically is, why you should be keeping track of them, and how to go about safely using them.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat | Facebook3…
011: Speaking with Symbols
May 21, 2018 • 72 min
Car, Gwyn and Ode discuss the basics of divination, their personal methods of divining, and The Ravioli Situation.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat - Facebook3 Pagans and a Cat (@3_Pagans) | Twitter3 Pagans and a Cat Podcast | Patreon3…
010: Building Your Book - Correspondences
Apr 29, 2018 • 75 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode continue the Building Your Book series by talking about correspondences: what they are, how they work, and ways in which you might include them in your book.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat - Home3 Pagans and a Cat…
009: Wheel of the Year - Beltaine
Apr 17, 2018 • 72 min
In the third of a series of Pagan Holiday Specials, Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss Beltane, various kinds of fire, and maypoles (which is only a little bit innuendo)!Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat - Home3 Pagans and a Cat (@3_Pagans) |…
008: Building Your Book - Dedication
Mar 26, 2018 • 63 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode continue the Building Your Book series by talking about dedicating your book (and yourself), cleansing (or not cleansing) your book, and magical methods for protecting your book from prying eyes. Reviews Magnus Liber SigilorumSupport 3…
007: Wheel of the Year - Ostara
Mar 10, 2018 • 59 min
In the second of a series of Pagan Holiday Specials, Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss Ostara, the limits of historical Eostre, and the practices of modern celebration.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat - Home3 Pagans and a Cat (@3_Pagans) |…
006: Special Episode - Convocation 2018
Feb 27, 2018 • 76 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode made it out to ConVocation on February 24, 2018, and on their return discuss the classes they attended, the people they met, the things they bought, and the problems they ran into.Sponsored By:Audible: Audible is the publisher and…
005: Building Your Book - Overview
Feb 17, 2018 • 62 min
Car, Gwyn, and Ode launch the Building Your Book series by talking about some historical grimoires, discussing their own magical books, and covering the general principles and contents of a Book of Shadows. Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a…
004: Monikers and Metaphorical Spaces
Feb 1, 2018 • 65 min
Car, Gwyn and Ode discuss the pros and cons of hiding one's faith or practice, the steps one can take to leave the Broom Closet, and the use (and selection) of names.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat - Facebook
003: Wheel of the Year - Imbolc
Jan 21, 2018 • 49 min
In the first of a series of Pagan Holiday Specials, Car, Gwyn, and Ode discuss Imbolc, Brigid, and alternatives for celebrating along the Wheel when your religion doesn't specifically accommodate it.Support 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat -…
002: Special Episode - Neo-Paganism and Sexual Abuse
Jan 14, 2018 • 47 min
Car, Gwynn, and Ode discuss recent accusations of sexual abuse by ADF founder Isaac Bonewits, as well as dealing with sexual misconduct in the pagan community generally. This episode contains upsetting, potentially triggering content, and listener…
001: A Day Without Trees
Dec 30, 2017 • 41 min
Car, Gwynn, and Ode talk about themselves as well as the January super moonsSupport 3 Pagans and a CatLinks:3 Pagans and a Cat - Facebook