June, 2017

Sun of the Son – Thoughts on the Solstice

I love summer, even more so now that I live in a place where the seasons are clearly delineated and you have to maximize your warm weather enjoyment when you can. Summer Solstice is the longest day of the year, opposite Winter Solstice as the longest night of the year, and is the official beginning of summer (nope, it doesn’t start on Memorial Day (US) when the pools open :-P). On the Solstice, whether Winter or Summer, we honor the sun that gives us warmth and life; in summer the sun is at the height of its power, reigning in […]

Red Hot & Holy – a review and my thoughts

A couple weeks ago, I mentioned that Sera Beak’s The Red Book was one of the most influential books in developing my spirituality. Recently, I picked up her second book, Red Hot & Holy: A Heretics Love Story, and put it on the top of my TBR list. Here are some of my thoughts on it.   First, thoughts when comparing two different works by the same author. If I had to choose, The Red Book has my vote, but I actually don’t think that comparisons are possible here. The first was written as more of a how-to and the […]