[Note: if you aren't Pagan, you may find this one a bit "out-there." Comments are moderated.] I like Lughnasadh a lot. The harvest festival reminds me that we are firmly in the waning half of the year, which is my soul's joy for many reasons (weather, at least eventually, definitely among them!). It heralds the … Continue reading Lughnasadh 2017: Burned Fields and a Waterfall
These are troubling times, friends, at least if you're American and not glued to 45's terrifyingly incompetent ass. Yesterday, he announced a ban on transgender men and women serving in the military in any capacity. He followed that up later with an all-caps statement that in this country, "We worship God!" (Wake up, non-Christians! He's … Continue reading It’s Time to Speak Out. Where are You?
It's 1:31am on December 21st, 2016, as I write this. Good Yule, y'all! Or, blessed Solstice! Hearing these words in person would be uncomfortable for many people. What did she say? Yule, seriously?? Must be a New Age wonk...smh. There are also those for whom hearing anything other than their own particular holiday greeting triggers … Continue reading Seeking Happy Holidays
Another hiatus happened (oops). I've been sorting through some of those pesky life questions and am still uncertain as to where this blog is going. (That's OK for now.) Years ago, someone hit me squarely between the eyes with a few simple words -- words that were echoed not long ago by someone else, who … Continue reading Use Your Magic
...when cool things happen and you want to share. This is a "Druidry thing" (you've been warned, heh): I've approached a point in my journey where I am called to work with a different animal for a while -- I mean, Wolf and Butterfly have always been (and may always be) my totems, but there's … Continue reading And Then There are the Days…
"And now that you don't have to be perfect, you can be good." --Steinbeck, in East of Eden (nod your head if you know where this is going) I was attacked online today in a private message. Apparently, God hates me. God can get in line. (Well, maybe.) <--agnostic joke I'm used to theological debates, … Continue reading God Hates Me (the Internet Told Me So)