Month: November 2017

Progress Not Perfection

We aren’t meant to be perfect. We are meant to be whole. If you allow yourself, you can become stronger in the very places that you’ve been broken. ~Jane Fonda I’m not entirely sure where I got the idea—Family? Friends? Society in general?—that everything needs […]

Plastic Abyss

  Or the mythical confronts us climbing out of the sea.     To continue with my views of the contemporary world through a mythic lens (a bit delayed this time by a peak work mundane month)….     A recent study done by Newcastle […]

The Stories We Tell…

“I’m telling you, I saw Bigfoot!” “You’re so full of crap…” (One of my pictures from Cabela’s.) Hello again folks! It has already gotten pretty busy with the holidays here, so this post is a little later than I wanted it to be. I wanted […]

Letting go and Gratitude

      I’m looking outside my sliding glass door as I write today, thinking about the increasingly bare trees. The leaves swirling in the Great Plains wind are a reminder to me to let go. The leaves of a (deciduous) tree have a life […]

Preparing for Rebirth in a Time of Limbo

November is the in-between time. It’s not fall, not winter. It’s not the time of the dead, yet not the time of renewal. It’s a spot of limbo in my calendar year. The main days of Samhain season — the season of the dead, of […]

The Four-Letter Word We All Need Right Now

CW: Judgments, references to child abuse, politics, and the Keurig situation, naughty language There is a lot of messed up stuff going on right now. Case in point: I am now going to clarify, publicly, that I do not support grown men having sex with […]

Sexuality, Power, Victimhood

I’ve got a couple posts brewing.  One of them talks about using victimhood as a means to coerce people to do what you want.  Another is a practical guide for Pagan men, on how to behave at Pagan gatherings in a way that’s not creepy. […]

Hidden Assumptions: Feser and Polytheism

I had planned on continuing a philosophical look into reincarnation for this month’s blog post. However, philosopher Edward Feser took the time to engage a question of mine, and I believe that by responding, it may be possible for a polytheist-monotheist dialogue to open up. […]