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. Interviewed by Pagan [Read More…]

The Anthology Rooted in the Body, Seeking the Soul: Magic Practitioners Living with Disabilities, Addiction, and Illness

One purpose of this anthology is to help those struggling with a disability, injury, illness, or addiction find comfort in the fact that they are not alone. Some of the authors, like myself, turned to a magical practice as a way to find healing and the anthology included rituals and stories about healing. Covens, circles, temples or any other type of magical group can use it as a resource toward understanding members or potential members with disabilities. [Read more…]

When Disabilities Take on Symbolic Shapes

It isn’t uncommon for those of us with disabilities to dream about them. They take on a symbolic shape that expresses how they make us feel. My husband had a dream last night where he was sitting at a large conference table. He was in every seat. In each of those seats was himself at [Read More…]

Hestia at Home and Work

None of us would be alive without food. It isn’t surprising then that the Greeks included a goddess of the hearth and eating at home and at public gatherings. She was so important to them that a portion of each Deity’s offerings at the temples went to her first. [Read more…]

Online Rituals as One Means Toward Solidarity

I attended my first Unitarian Universalist Church of the Larger Fellowship on-line worship service yesterday. Today I woke up smiling and motivated. I was out of a two week funk. [Read more…]

Good News Thanksgiving Community Linkage Special

Since superstorm Sandy hit the eastern seaboard in October, parts of Freemont, NY are still without power and many people are in shelters. Mercy Chef, a faith based nonprofit, is preparing their mobile unit and will be serving a full Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings to over 1000 people at lunch and dinner in [Read More…]

My Inner Flame was Restored by a Caring Human Voice

A volunteer at a crisis line restored my connection to the Divine that dwells within and flows through everything. Last week I was once again reminded why it’s important for me to practice my anxiety coping skills daily. When a person learns a martial art, they do the moves over and over so the mind [Read More…]

Explanation: A mother talks to her autistic child about 9/11.

The is a guest post which first appeared on Facebook from my long time friend Jennifer Gibbs who lives in the St. Louis area with her husband and three children. Her words to her daughter reminded me to see the tragedy in my life with a new point of view. I hope it inspires you [Read More…]

The tricky mind and body connection.

I recently had a scary incident where my antibiotics interfered with my medication and I spiraled into a unhealthy mental state. Even though I had sever bronchitis I was feeling great. I was so happy to be alive and in love with my husband and pets. The little girl I had dreamed of a year [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. Resources for the [Read More…]