***I copied this from my FB where I originally posted it there in response to LGBT teen suicides and hatespeak towards the LGBT community. After reading Jennifer's forum post "Troubling Times," I felt it was appropriate to move here. These are my own sentiments towards my son, who is currently four.
Mommy loves you. I love you…
Posted on January 13, 2011 at 6:09pm — 26 Comments
Over the last few months, I have heard a lot of people both online and off making statements like, "I just want to move on. Can't you just forget about it?" OR "I want a fresh start. Why are you judging me on things from that past?" And honestly, I am confused by the logic behind such statements.
First, let me say that I am not a big believer in the idea that people really change, period. Not major changes anyways, not often. Usually when such changes take place they are…Continue
Posted on December 27, 2010 at 5:30pm — 19 Comments
Paganism is impregnated with myth, from greek to norse to egyptian. Almost every pagan you meet is at least familiar with one or two. However, I've noticed that a lot do not seem to know what to do with them. What is the point of mythology? Too often I see people taking mythology literally. Someone who believed that "orbs" were the souls of people who did not have the money to pay Charon for passage comes to mind.
One of my favorite quotes:
Posted on November 28, 2010 at 10:30pm — 9 Comments
I decided to write this blog after having a very good conversation today with a person very new to paganism. We started talking about the circumstances that lead us to our paths. Having both come from fundamentalist Christian backgrounds we began to also talk about our lives before paganism. We talked about how we had grown up thinking we just *were Christian.* We didn't even stop, for a long time, to think about the fact that we had a choice. From the time we were born, we had just *been…Continue
Posted on November 20, 2010 at 10:30am — 26 Comments