The Healing Power of Gaming

Bare with me as I indulge in the glories of Geekdom. A new mega gamer has risen above thousands of players to practically beat a console game. Other players thought he was so good at Gears if War they accused him of meta gaming – finding a flaw in the programming that allowed him to exploit play or hack the game program. Aldo Cauvi who plays as Panconbasura, lost his hearing two years ago in an accident. Peru doesn’t offer… Read more

Controversial Opening Legislative Prayer in the Heart of Paganistan

On May 20th, a crowd gathered in front of the Minnesota legislature to protest an amendment declaring marriage as legal for one man and one woman only. Bradlee Dean, pastor of the Old Path Church of Minneapolis, delivered a rant disguised as an opening prayer. As a sign of respect for all religious traditions most guest clergy at a legislative assembly offer a non-denominational prayer. Dean makes it very obvious that he believes non-denominational means Christian sects only. VIDEO: Bradlee… Read more

Long Term Hospitalization: Part Two of an Interview with author Janet Callahan

Janet Callahan is a Pagan author, lecturer, and workshop leader. She’s published many articles and posts across the internet. She has an essay in the book Manifesting Prosperity: A Wealth Magic Anthology published by Immanion Press, and edited by Taylor Ellwood. She currently writes two blogs: janetcallahan.com and Our Little Acorn: A Pagan mama with a medically fragile kid, just trying to figure out how to make it one day at a time. ourlittleacorn.blogspot.com/ Janet is currently in the hospital… 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. Yahoo! News Canadian Press “Autistic children use iPad at Toronto school to reach out and communicate”ca.news.yahoo.com/autistic-children-ipad-toronto-school-reach-communicate-180035702.html Disabilityscoop “Special Education To Feel $44 Million Pinch” www.disabilityscoop.com/2011/05/20/sped-44-million/13130/ Did you know the White House holds a monthly public Disability Group conference call? To participate click here. The next call is May… Read more

Changes

I’m excited to announce that I am employed at a local library which tickles me pink. I work with incredibly kind and intelligent people. I got a high five for reading the Louis and Clark expedition journal and I’m told that interlibrary loan packages that arrive from the Library of Congress are treated with reverence. The employees gather around the package to see the label and watch it being opened. Take a moment to imagine my smile of shear happy… Read more

Struggling with the May Pole: Part One of an Interview with author Janet Callahan

Janet Callahan is a Pagan author, lecturer, and workshop leader. She’s published many articles and posts across the internet. She has an essay in the book Manifesting Prosperity: A Wealth Magic Anthology published by Immanion Press, and edited by Taylor Ellwood. She currently writes two blogs: janetcallahan.com and Our Little Acorn: A Pagan mama with a medically fragile kid, just trying to figure out how to make it one day at a time. ourlittleacorn.blogspot.com/ Masery: How did you discover Paganism… Read more

T. Thorn Coyle Further Explains "No sick mystics!"

In the post “Listening is the Key to Flowing with Your Life Path” I wrote briefly about T. Thorn Coyle’s workshop I attended in St. Louis. Click here for the post. One of many things she said which stuck with me was “No sick mystics.” IMAGE: “Spiral Galaxy Opens Mysterious ‘Arms'” Posted to Flickr. Some rights reserved by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. Thorn wrote a post fully explaining what she meant. “By “No Sick Mystics” I don’t mean that… 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. Pagan Pride Day Stepping Up to Inform Coordinators about Accessibility IMAGE: Pagan Pride Day logo. The earth is surrounded by various Pagan religious symbols. Earlier this month I emailed Brian Ewing, Pagan Pride Day Executive Director and National President about including accessibility information in the guide for local… Read more

Magicians on Stage and Off: Part 2 Luna Shimada

Click here for Part 1 Jeff McBride. Luna Shimada “Luna has been performing in top venues across four continents from Europe to Japan to America, and the showrooms of Las Vegas. Luna has also been featured in countless American network TV specials such as, the PBS series “Art of Magic” and “Mystery’s of Magic”, “Magic’s Greatest Illusions” on TLC and “Grand Illusions, The Story of Magic” for Discovery and most recently also featured in two new documentaries, “Women in Boxes”… Read more

Magicians on Stage and Off: Part 1 Jeff McBride

Jeff McBride His performances have garnered awards and recognition. He won The Magic Woods Award for Best Magician, in 2008. He’s earned recognition from the Academy of Magical Arts, the Society of American Magicians, and named “Magician of the Year” by the International Grand Prix of Magic. The Academy of Magical arts named him “Lecturer of the Year”. McBride holds several Guinness World Records. (Wikipedia) He and his wife, singer Abbi Spinner, teach within the Vegas Vortex Pagan community in… Read more