Signs – A New Restaurant in Toronto Hires Only Deaf Waiters

Ioanna Roumeliotis visits Signs, Canada's first restaurant staffed with deaf waiters. … [Read more...]

Margot Adler

Margot-adler-2004

In the mid 90s, while I was in college, I began to doubt my Christian background. I no longer believed in a jealous god, a being who demanded worship and would send non-believers to hell. But I didn’t know what religion to study. I spoke with my religion professor, Church of Christ minister Stephanie Curran, and told her about my views and how I saw God as something that flowed through all of nature. She gave me Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess Worshippers, and Other Pagans in A … [Read more...]

Body Issues

I struggle to love myself but I do.There are so many things about my body that could be considered flawed. For instance, I have morphia on my torso, thighs, and lower back. It’s scarring from an autoimmune reaction. I’m also pear shaped meaning my hips are wider then my waist and upper body. I’m only five feet tall and wear glasses. I have a mental illness and other physical illnesses.I understand that I am perfect the way I am. Then there is the “but” or “in theory” that creeps into my h … [Read more...]

The Need for a Deep Ecological Community

Editors’ Note: This article is part of the Public Square 2014 Summer Series: Conversations on Religious Trends. Read other perspectives from the Pagan community here.I suffer from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), which causes panic attacks, anxiety, and depression. Because of this I don’t write as often as I should. I get scared of the invisible crowd of angry critics. It isn’t that I don’t write well. It’s that I’m my own worst enemy when I let myself conjure up these people with n … [Read more...]

2014 St. Louis Pagan Picnic Interview

I was interviewed by Rev. Don Lewis of Witch School at the 2014 St. Louis Pagan Picnic. … [Read more...]

Google Self Driving Car

This technology could really benefit people with disabilities, especially blindness. … [Read more...]

St. Louis Pagan Picnic

I'll be in St. Louis for the Pagan Picnic on June 7th and 8th. Stop by my author's booth and say hello! Signed copies of Rooted in the Body Seeking the Soul will be available for sale. I'll also be conducting workshops. Saturday from 1-2 in the Water workshop area for the Beginning Meditation workshop. Sunday from 12-1 in the Air workshop area I'll be discussing the connection between scientist Lovelock and Gaian Neo-Paganism. … [Read more...]

Patheos Turns 5 and Staff of Asclepius’ Most Shared Post #‎Patheos5Yrs‬

Patheos has been around for five years and all of the bloggers are celebrating this achievement. I wanted to share one of the most famous posts on the blog.FaceofMoe recently posted to Reddit about Tyrion Lannister, a character in the book series A Song of Ice and Fire and HBO's Game of Thrones."A dwarf's perspective on Tyrion Lannister" by FaceofMoeTyrion is easily one of the best representations of the dwarf experience precisely because he acknowledges the roles others would … [Read more...]

What I’ve Learned from a Disabled Student

I’m a substitute teacher, which means I’m on call at the local elementary school. Mainly I work with children who are learning disabled. There is a young boy named William (I’ve changed his name) who was born with many problems, and the doctors didn’t know what to name his condition. William has medium control over his hands and arms, so he needs assistance writing. I hold his hand and make sure he is paying attention and moving the pencil on his own instead of letting me do it. He has cognitive … [Read more...]

Elemental Castings Interview is Available

I'm pleased to announce that you can listen to my interview with T. Thorn Coyle at Elemental Castings. … [Read more...]


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