Finding reasons to connect to our gratitude can be important to the process of spiritual connection. It is important to recognize that the liberties we often take for granted are the very ones that others have to do without.
Three years have passed since she died… three years and a couple of months. And every year the pain is easier to bear, but her presence is harder to feel. I think the more that time passes, I realize that one of the things I do have is the understanding of how much I really am my mother.
By Dava Greely “Just as knowledge of the principles of geometry enables a man to measure distant suns and other movements while seated in his observatory, so a knowledge of The Principle of Correspondence enables Man to reason intelligently from the known to the unknown. Studying the monad, he understands the archangel.” – The Kybalion ***WARNING: [...]
I have learned a lot about who I am as a person through the process of reclaiming my natural hair, and now I understand why my mother did this, too, at about the same age.
Pagan Coming Out day is a powerful day in so many ways. Not only does this day act as a type of religious diversity day, and a stance against religious discrimination for Pagans. It is also meant as a means of support for those who are able to be open with who they are spiritually as Pagans.
Respecting the culture of others does not mean that we have to agree, understand, or even integrate another understanding into our own. What cultural awareness is not, is proving that someone else’s cultural or personal understanding of the world is wrong.
When I am elderly, where will I go to get care and assistance with daily living? As a witch, as a pagan, as a lesbian, there are few places for me. For a witch of color, there are even fewer places.
I am an eclectic Wiccan priestess, a child of the sea and moon. My spirit moves with the tides of the ocean and my energy expands with the swell of the full moon. The warriorress lives inside of me, forever in a dance with the hunter who provides. I am the nurturer and the one who needs nurturing; I am of all and the all is within me.