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In case you haven't heard, Robin Williams died on Monday, August 11th.He was, and is, my favorite actor (Jim Carrey is tied).I have only cried a handful of times in my life over celebrity death: Jim Henson, Kurt Cobain, Mister Rogers, Michael Jackson... and Robin Williams.  Robin Williams's death hit me especially hard not just because I grew up watching Mork & Mindy (back in the 20th century, when dinosaurs roamed the earth and people had iStones), and have seen and very much en … [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...]

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...]

Guest on Prairie Land Pagan Radio

I am pleased to announce that I will be a guest on Prairie Land Pagan Radio this Sunday at 1 pm Central. Hope you'll tune in!T. Thorn Coyle interviewed me for her podcast Elemental Castings. It will be up sometime this month. … [Read more...]

Win a Free Copy of Rooted in the Body, Seeking the Soul

Rooted in the Body, Seeking the Soul

At goodreads.com you can register to win a free paperback copy of Rooted in the Body, Seeking the Soul: Magic Practitioners Living with Disabilities, Addiction, and Illness. Go on and give it a try! … [Read more...]

Rooted in the Body, Seeking the Soul: Magic Practitioners Living with Disabilites, Addiction, and Illness

The book is finally available for purchase from Megalithica books!This anthology explores magical, occult, and esoteric topics from the view points of practitioners who are disabled, part of the Deaf and blind communities, or have an illness or addiction. Though the voices collected here come from diverse social, magical, and national backgrounds, they don’t represent every individual’s story. The only way to understand the personal history and feelings of any one is to share in open dia … [Read more...]

Pagans, Disabilities, and 9/11

Yosemite: Disabled veterans to summit Half Dome, El Capitan on 9/11“Thirty disabled veterans plan to mark 9/11 by climbing to the summits of some of Yosemite National Park's highest and most iconic peaks on Wednesday. The climbing groups, accompanied by climbing pros as well as park rangers, set off Tuesday for the multi-day events.”Union County honors 9/11 victim, activist for the disabledColleen Fraser died on flight 93. She helped draft the Americans with Disabilities Act.The … [Read more...]

March on Washington

"Because they marched, America became more free and more fair -- not just for African Americans, but for women and Latinos, Asians and Native Americans; for Catholics, Jews, and Muslims; for gays, for Americans with a disability." - President ObamaWATCH: Highlights from the 50th anniversary of the March on WashingtonThe full speech. … [Read more...]

Community Linkage and Donations

The Staff of Asclepius has offered news, entertainment and posts for the Pagan community for over three years. It is a pleasure to have met so many wonderful people. If I could say my disability has given me any joy, it would be the readers and my writing of the Staff of Asclepius. It has grown from a simple post I wasn't sure anyone would read, to being a part of the Pagan group of bloggers at Patheos and the inspiration for an anthology. Today I offer almost daily community outreach through … [Read more...]

Community Linkage

Every week there are new press releases, articles, information, and videos popping up concerning Paganism, spirituality, health, or disabilities. Community Linkage is a collection of useful information and sometimes entertainment for you. You can stay informed by adding me to one of your social circles on Google+ or follow me on Twitter."Reddit Floods Hospital with Pizza After Young Resident Pleads for Pie" Gawker"Deaf New Yorkers Sue Starbucks for Repeated, Shocking Discrimination" … [Read more...]


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