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Compartmentalizing Politics

Man, has this been a fucked up couple of years in politics. I never thought I would see the day when I’m embarrassed to be an American. We still have much better lives than developing countries, sure, like clean water (except for Flint) and places […]

A type of practice: Why I play with my tarot deck (4 of 4)

This is the 4th and last in a 4 part series. I hope by the end of the series, you might understand some ways these games can add to your practices. I want to share my personal opinions and feelings about 3 different card game […]

MiT Practicum – Prison Ministry

I’ve been a Minister in Training with Circle Sanctuary for over a year now, and I’ve received my Practicum assignment! I am so excited to once again be going behind the wire to work as a volunteer chaplain in a prison. This is the work […]

A type of practice: Why I play with my tarot deck (3 of 4)

This is the 3rd in a 4 part series. I hope by the end of the series, you might understand some ways these games can add to your practices. Part 1 and Part 2 are here, respectively. I want to share my personal opinions and […]

Following the Path of Self-Discipline

Note:  In the first post in this series “Leadership Assets:  Discipline” I discussed what self-discipline is and why it is important for us not only in our leadership roles, but in our lives.  That post can be found here.   Today I’ll be exploring this topic […]

Soul Shine – PSG 2018

The theme of Pagan Spirit Gathering this year was Soul Shine. And man do I feel my soul shining! It’s a wonderful, intense, incredible experience… no one would argue. And yet… and yet I’m still so surprised at how deeply under my skin Tribe got […]

A type of practice: Why I play with my tarot deck (2 of 4)

This post has been sitting in draft this whole time, along with the two other related posts. I had been stuck on the second game write up, which felt inadequate and trivial against the realities of life right now. Even though I know there are […]

On Moira Greyland and the Dark Side of Avalon (Part 2) TRIGGER WARNING

First, apologies for how long it has taken to follow up with the second half of this article. Two things happened: Pagan con month, that period between February and April that can keep you on the road, and my partners asked me to back off […]

The Year of Showing Up: Part III

Note: In the first post in this three-part series, I wrote about my community’s theme for this year and what it means to show up for ourselves in our own lives.  In the second part, I focused on our collective responsibility in showing up. In this […]

Let’s Talk About Miasma

Actually, let’s not! Let’s seriously not, and let me tell you, in great detail, why not. One of the most surreal moments for me in the last decade was when a Wiccan asked for my commentary on a Heathen accusing a Hindu of “having miasma.” […]