Today while working on some coursework with The Irish Pagan School (which I highly recommend, by the by), I had my third recommendation to read Atomic Habits by James Clear. I ordered the damned book. The first recommendation came from one of my best and longest-termed friends, someone who knows me well and someone with … Continue reading Okay, okay, I get it! I’ll read the damned book!
In the Craft, we are often taught that names have power. We choose names to become or to represent who we are. And sometimes there is a big enough life change that names change too. In my case, I've had two names during my 30-ish years as a Witch. The first name I crafted was … Continue reading taking a new name
"By psychologizing the gods, we have contributed to the ongoing disenchantment of the world, which began with the Enlightenment. We have humanized the gods, but in doing so, we have sometimes lost the sense of the gods as gods." from The Archetypes are Gods: Re-godding the Archetypes I happened upon this article by accident today, … Continue reading Psychologizing the Gods
Intense pleasure at the forecast for cool, cloudy, and possibly rainy weather. The truly awesome expo, and being there with the person who inspired me to start this beautiful madness. The Max, packed with other marathoners, and feeling pride in the way Trimet assisted racers. Our first approach to the waterfront, and being amongst the … Continue reading Things I Want to Remember: Portland RnR Half Marathon 2013
Today I was tooling around after lunch, enjoying springtime in Illinois. The trees are blooming, the birds are singing, the worms are wiggling deep in the earth. The drumbeat of nature coming back to life is beating loudly today under a bright, springtime sun. I had the windows rolled down in the ol' minivan, scanning … Continue reading Middle of the Road