May, 2017

Stepping Away from the Screen

  I’ve got to get better at unplugging.   I realize the irony of sitting here typing this statement to be posted online. I recognize the irony of having four tabs (none of which have anything to do with the topic at hand) open on my browser as I write and that the TV is on for noise in the background; my phone right beside me in case someone calls or texts. I know I’m not the only one plugged in as much, and that there are people who are more addicted. There’s a couple of reasons why I’ve come to this realization. I’ve been reading The Voice of the Earth: […]

What Does It Mean To Be A Priest or Priestess?

  I’ve been planning on taking my 2nd Degree by the end of this year. Until recently, individuals that obtained their 2nd degrees didn’t go by priest or priestess, however there is now a precedent to do so.I’ve been reflecting on what those terms mean to me as I prepare to take this step. Mainly, my question is framed as, “What does being a priest or priestess mean? Which do you serve: the Gods or the Community? What does that role look like in public vs in private?” Starting with the Merriam Webster website definitions we get:       […]