You may remember my points from a recent post about what's working me now. I'm working with a seminary that is unabashedly (and even beautifully) Wiccan. Whole-heartedly Wiccan, from the ritual style to theology to areas of interest (forms of healing humans, herbs, chakras, etc). I love them for being so Wiccan because nowadays it … Continue reading Witch or Druid?
For Beltaine, I had to write a short response to love and fertility deities and mythologies. In particular, I was supposed to contrast them with the Adonis myth. I was kind of surprised by what I came up with. Youth, lust, possession, lack of consent, immaturity, impatience… all things that seem to function in most … Continue reading Wuv… Twu Wuv…
For most of my adult life as a witch, I've claimed to be a fire woman (in fact, FireWoman was a magickal name for a time) or an air woman (Queen of Swords, anyone?). Occasionally I'd undertake some work with earth, which was really about connecting with my body in some way. Water though? Water … Continue reading Water, water everywhere
Time gets away if you let it. I've been meaning to get to this blog and post for about two months. In April I attended the Spring Mysteries Festival up in Washington. I've been officially admitted as a graduate student at Woolston Steen Theological Seminary and begin my graduate work in a few short weeks. … Continue reading two months? really?
For Imbolc, I set 12 goals, which I wrote in affirmation language. They were as follow: I care for my body by eating well and regular movement so that I have energy to accomplish my goals. I have a reasonable budget and plan for paying regularly on my student loan. I am at peace with … Continue reading On Ostara, Thinking Back to Imbolc
It's been about five weeks since I decided to take the plunge and check out Woolston-Steen Theological Seminary. And while I wasn't exactly working on a whim, I wasn't sure what to expect. Regular readers will know I was coming out of a period of intense questioning and feeling lost. And while I chose them … Continue reading Seminary and Community
Oh you guys. So much going on in my brain and my heart and the place between where emotions live, and also in the place above where divine things dance. When push comes to shove with the idea of attending a Christian church, I just ... can't. I can't. The likelihood of having to deal … Continue reading what up wit’ me? what up wit’ you?