Pagan and Crazy

Author: Alexandra Originally posted at The Witches' Voice April 22, 2007 Reposted with the author's permission.I remember meeting my first prospective High Priestess and High Priest in a coffee shop. I arrived agonizingly early, purchased a chai tea and seated myself facing the door, scrutinizing everyone who entered. Finally a man and woman fitting the description arrived to greet me. We sat and chatted. I was charmed by them and eager to learn more about their group and their practice; … [Read more...]

Drake Spaeth presenting "Magic as Psychotherapy: Honoring the Frameworks of Contemporary Pagans" at the Cultural Impact Conference

Drake Spaeth, PsyD is a licensed clinical psychologist and faculty member at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. I had the privilege of taking his ecopsychology class at Cherry Hill Seminary www.cherryhillseminary.org/ several years ago. I learned a lot about the deep psychological need humans have to participate in natural surroundings. The books and class discussions motivated me to be fully conscious of my relationship with the earth. This week, he is presenting "Magic as … [Read more...]

Disabled American's Walking a Tightrope – Politicians Have the Saw

Before the Affordable Care Act, I could only receive health insurance through an employer or government health program based on disability (Medicare) or income (Medicaid). I am diabetic and have many other medical concerns. When you call to learn more about insurance or sign up the first thing they ask is: Do you have cancer? Are you diabetic? Are you HIV positive? The ACA prevents insurance companies from denying citizens due to pre-existing conditions or later dropping them when diagnosed with … [Read more...]

Interview with Kimberly Hendrick, PhD about the groundbreaking Pagan Health Survey

by MaseryKimberly Hendrick is one of the founders of the TriWinds Institute triwindsinstitute.org for social and environmental research and outreach in Forest Falls, CA. She is a cultural anthropologist, Pagan, and Druid who spent several years interviewing Pagans and conducting a survey to further understand their health care views and needs. The overall costs including fees for attending and presenting at the American Public Health Association (APHA) www.apha.org/meetings annual meeting was … [Read more...]

Internet Campaign For Disability Access July 26th, 2011

Here is something I'll be involved in and I hope you will, too, by posting on your page or sharing your access ideas and experience or those of friends and family with Pagans with Disabilities. The Independent Living Resource Center of San Francisco /www.ilrcsf.org/blogforaccess/blogforaccess.htm is asking people on July 26th, 2011 to devote their blog entries, Twitter streams, social networking pages, email or Youtube uploads to Disability Access.From the ILRCSF site: "Write, Tweet, or post … [Read more...]

Survey of Pagan Views on Marriage

Charlton Hall, MMFT, LMFT, therapist saludacounseling.com/AboutCBH.htm and member of the Universal Order of Druids www.uodruids.org is conducting a survey concerning Pagan perspectives on marriage. You can participate here. Here is the full link to share with other members of the community. www.surveymonkey.com/s/67JKXMGThanks to Jason at the Wild Hunt Blog for posting this information. … [Read more...]


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