Update: Survey of Pagan Views About Health Care Legislation
Thank you to everyone who has participated in the survey and spread the word through the community. There is still time to voice your opinion on a this important issue. www.surveymonkey.com/s/CZFX8TR
The Staff of Asclepius shared the details of the original Associated Press Health Care Law Poll http://www.patheos.com/community/paganswithdisabilities/2011/01/25/associated-press-january-2011-american-health-care-poll/
In the coming weeks, look for new interviews at the Staff of Asclepius.
Alexandra Chauran is a second generation professional fortune-teller, owner of EarthShod, and a High Priestess of the Kingstone path of British Traditional Wicca. She is the author of “Pagan and Crazy”. A moving story of how having schizophrenia made it difficult to find a coven and formally study Paganism. www.patheos.com/community/paganswithdisabilities/2011/01/21/pagan-and-crazy/
Charlton Hall, MMFT, LMFT, therapist and Chief Druid of the Universal Order of Druids. Charlton is conducting a survey concerning Pagan perspectives on marriage. The UOD has a brand new Pagan Friendly Health Care Provider (PFHCP) directory and certification program. He will be a guest on the Pagan Centered Podcast on February 9, 2011. imbleedingprofusely.com/
Universal Order of Druids www.uodruids.org
Drake presented “Magic as Psychotherapy: Honoring the Frameworks of Contemporary Pagans” at the Cultural Impact Conference. He is also a facilitator of the Pagan Spirit Gathering and ordained as a Pagan minister through Circle Sanctuary and Earth Traditions.
Conference announcement about Drake’s presentation. ego.thechicagoschool.edu/s/843/index.aspx?sid=843&gid=65&pgid=3597
Share Your Story
The Staff of Asclepius is currently accepting essays from Pagans who have experienced major injuries due to an accident or are physically disabled. Are you a health care professional or member of the clergy? Please share your story about your experiences helping others in these situations. If you’d rather discuss your story through an email interview, I want to hear from you, too.
More information at the Submissions and Interviews page.