A Tragedy Creates Potential for a National Pagan Discussion on Health

David Grega (1984 – 2012) was an important figure in Pagan mass media and he was only twenty-seven. He passed recently due to heart failure. He was part of the Pagan Centered Podcast and the Texas branch of the Pagan Newswire Collective. Peter Dybing, charity coordinator and Pagan blogger, wrote his concerns about the state [Read More…]

My Moral Dilemma with Medical Testing on Animals

I’m struggling with a moral dilemma. I strongly believe that all animals are independent living beings that deserve to be treated with compassion. Yet I rely on medications manufactured by pharmaceutical companies that test on animals. Even if I didn’t take manufactured drugs, I would have to ingest animal parts, such as pig and cow [Read More…]

Practical and Magical Wildfire Safety

I was listening to Modern Pagan Podcast’s (Correction: Pagan Weekly News) June 10th episode where RevKess and Zaracon discussed the Colorado wildfires. (Thank you for mentioning the anthology and blog!) Even in cities sixty miles away from the major blaze, there is thick smoke tainting the air with its acrid smell. The haze dims streetlights [Read More…]

Pagans with Disabilities or Developmental Differences Anthology Still Accepting Submissions

Please Distribute Call for Submissions/Writers: E-mail for inquiries and submissions: tara.miller21 (at) gmail.com; please put “Immanion Press Anthology Submission” in your subject line. The new submission date for rough drafts is August 31, 2012. Megalithica Books, an imprint of Immanion Press (Stafford, U.K./Portland, OR, U.S.A.) is seeking submissions for a magic anthology from the perspective [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. “Community for the [Read More…]

The Benefits of the Affordable Care Act

The Supreme Court of the United States upheld parts of the Affordable Care Act. Some citizens hope this is a step toward universal healthcare which most of the industrialized world all ready has. The Physicians for a National Health Program offer health statistics from many of the OECD ( Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) [Read More…]

Disabilities and Relationships Resources

Today my husband and I are celebrating our sixteenth anniversary. We both have disabilities so at times it’s been extremely difficult. Love and friendship is the glue that’s kept us together. Since we’ll be celebrating today, I’m keeping this post short. disaboom has many articles about dating and relationships. June has become national LGBT Pride [Read More…]

Zucchini A Super Food

Zucchini is in abundance this time of year. When a fruit or veggie is in season it’s much cheaper at the store or farmer’s market. My neighbor and another friend get a couple of new ones every few days. These green squash are the same color as their leaves so if you walk down the [Read More…]

Service Animals and Familiars

One of my best friends is only three years old. I’ve watched her grow from a small thing that couldn’t even climb up into bed. Rosie, is a Pyrenees and Jack Russel Terrier mix which means she’s a medium sized dog who thinks she’s a puppy. Her favorite place is on the coach with her [Read More…]

Blogging Against Disablism

Diary of a Goldfish blog hosted a Blogging Against Disablism Day. I’ve been reading through the blogs that participated and found that I can relate to many of the writer’s experiences. College and Disability blog “Why are so many people with disabilities unemployed?” The author notes that according to the US Department of Labor 15.2% [Read More…]


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