I Forgive But Won't Forget

Let me tell you a story. This happened while I was at work one day. A woman came through my check out line. She had her two grandchildren with her, one boy and one girl, and like many customers who shop at this particular store, was paying very little attention to them. The grandchildren, as […]

Satanic Principles

I compiled this list about a year ago. The two main Satanic groups in the US, The Church of Satan and The Satanic Temple, have their Eleven Satanic Rules and the Seven Tenets, respectively. Since Satanism is such an individualistic religion, I thought it would be beneficial to make a list of my own values […]

Voodoo In The Night

One of the many things I’m asked as a Satanist is, if I don’t believe in a literal Satan, why do I participate in ritual magick? Why perform a destruction ritual if you don’t believe anyone is going to be destroyed by it? What is Black Mass, if not devil worship? The thing is, ritual […]

A Small Taste of Your Afterlife

As a Satanist, I don’t believe in a Heaven or Hell. I don’t really believe in an afterlife, period. As far as I’m concerned, this is the only life I get. I don’t get a chance to do things differently in a different reincarnation. I will not be forgiven by a stern but caring deity […]

Getting Angry and Getting S**t Done

Besides being one of the so-called deadly sins, we as a society have a stigma against expressing, or even feeling, negative emotions, such as anger. We all want to be happy, or at least pretend to be happy, and we want the people around us to be happy (and specifically, we don’t want the people […]