Out Into Nature

People with sensory or mobile disabilities often go to enjoy nature in parks. As Eric Scott points out in his essay, this doesn’t mean people who go to city parks are any less Pagan. [Read more…]

Rooted in the Body, Seeking the Soul at Amazon.com

I’m pleased — no, thrilled — to announce that Rooted in the Body, Seeking the Soul: Magic Practitioners Living with Disabilities, Addiction, and Illness is available at Amazon.com! [Read more…]

The Peace of Wild Things

A male Wood Duck at Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, Portland, Oregan, USA. Wiki Commons The Peace of Wild Things When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where [Read More…]

Gonzo’s Do-It Yourself Enlightenment

Gonzo, the guru, offers advice on how to reach nirvana on your own without the expense of new age programs. [Read more…]

Multimedia and live art performances exploring diversity.

Sue Austin is a multimedia, performance and instillation artist whose been wheelchair bound since 1996. She has incorporated it into her art to highlight the concepts of diversity and different. ‘Creating the Spectacle!’ is a ground breaking series of live art and film events that record an underwater wheelchair as it flies through the water [Read More…]

You’ll Survive if your Stem and Roots are Strong

This month I’ve been like the pumpkin vine I’ve nurtured from a seed. When a seed is grown indoors, it sprouts up into a life of luxury with ample water, light, and controlled temperature. Once it’s outside it has to survive bugs and spring time extremes of frost and heat. To help the plant “harden” [Read More…]

Staff of Asclepius Reader Survey

Writing the Staff of Asclepius blog is an amazing challenge. I get to interview people and research many different topics then share them with you. I hope you enjoy reading the Staff of Asclepius as much as I do writing it. I want to know more about my readers and what you want. Please click [Read More…]

Fun with Personalized ePostcards

IMAGE: On the right a man stands and a woman sits. Both dressed Victorian era style. He is in military dress. Text on the left reads: Of course you can’t tell I’m disabled just by looking at me. There’s power in secrets. If you know the handshake, I’ll invite you. Card made by Tara “Masery” [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. Coming up at the Staff of Asclepius: Interview with PaganFM! host and author Deirdre (Dee) Hebert about her new book The Pagan in [Read More…]


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