Just a list that people might find interesting. 1. There are audio versions of the testaments everywhere, but very few Pagan books. 2. I hate stoves. Accidents always seem to happen no matter what I’m doing. Usually involving hot water. Guess I’m brewing the herbs in the microwave. Or the coffee maker. 3. When the weather sucks, who wants to stand at the bus stop? And begging rides is depending on someone else, which makes us feel like burdens. And… Read more

In this post, Masery writes about how if we are going to be thankful for something we need to be responsible and care for it. Read more

Patrick Otema, 15 was born profoundly deaf. In the remote area of Uganda where he lives there are no schools for deaf children, and he has never had a conversation. Raymond Okkelo, a sign language teacher, hopes to change all this and offer Patrick a way out of the fearful silence he has known his whole life. Read more

Recently I was talking to a friend and offhand mentioned that I might not have the spoons for an activity later that night. He asked what I and a few others meant by this ‘spoon’ talk. “Is ‘spoons’ a west coast thing?” Not everyone has read The Spoon Theory, a personal essay on how people with chronic illnesses and conditions have to budget their energy throughout the day because they have a limited amount of it to spend. I linked him to it. His response: “Normal people don’t think like that? They don’t have to meticulously plan everything?” Read more

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