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When You’re Back To Where You Started

Five years ago, when I first began padding down the soft dirt of the pagan path, I remember that I made a different internet identity. It was, in many ways, my first official step into discovery. Separated from my name, I could write, discuss, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]