Beyond Earth Hour

"Around the world, Earth Hour was embraced by the global community, transcending race, culture, age and economics as individuals took leadership in their communities in the pursuit of a cleaner and safer planet. In 2011, Earth Hour asked the hundreds of millions of people taking part in the one hour switch-off to take the next step and go beyond the hour, using Earth Hour to commit to ongoing action for the planet.“The Beyond the Hour call to action has been unanimously answered by people w … [Read more...]

The Time Traveler's Wife

Update: Character's name corrected from Annette to Clare.All married couples struggle with issues of trust and caring for a partner who is ill for a short while. When a partner has a long term illness or disability, the couple must coop with more than the usual life difficulties. The Time Traveler's Wife is about how Clare and Henry DeTamble find ways to build and maintain a healthy and vibrant relationship.In a unique and fantastic sci-fi way, the story portrays what it's like for couples … [Read more...]

Earth Hour

Some friends are coming over this evening and I was just reminded that tonight is earth hour. They'll be treated to dinner and conversation by candlelight. Won't that be a surprise?At 8:30 pm your local time, light some candles. Unplug any nonessential electronics and enjoy an hour of peace. You'll be surprised at how much hum your TV, game console, and stereo creates. Tonight millions of people around the world will be doing the same to show how simple it is to save energy.Earth Hour is … [Read more...]

Community Linkage

Every week there are new press releases, articles, and videos popping up concerning Paganism, health, or disabilities. Community Linkage is a round up of useful information and sometimes entertainment for you.VIDEO: In this short interview, Jamal Mazrui discusses the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act. by YahooAccessibilityThere is more information at the Disability Rights Office section of FCC’s Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau web site. fcc.gov/cgb/dro/ Y … [Read more...]

March 22 is Diabetes Alert Day

Today, March 22nd, is “Diabetes Alert Day”. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) wants to remind people to ask their doctor for diabetes testing. 1 in 3 American Adults are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes especially if there is family history of the disease and a person is inactive. There is more to it then that, however. My diabetes was caused by a collapse in my endocrine system and I also have an aunt with diabetes. During my young life, I didn't have very knowledgeable doctors. Non … [Read more...]

Building A Magical Community

By MaseryFirst posted to the Witches Voice in 2008 under the Order of the Elodrym's profile which is no longer available. witchvox.comA yearning to belong is a natural drive to fulfill a need for understanding and security. Traditionally magickal and mystical groups gathered for the sole purpose of study of and initiation into the occult. The growing interest in magick and mysticism as a way of life is creating a need for a broader sense of community. In order to evolve as an esoteric … [Read more...]

What is your heart song?

Matthew J. T. Stepanek was born the youngest of four children, all who inherited Dysautonomic Mitochondrial Myopathy from their mother. She did not know about her condition until after they were born. Mattie began writing poetry when he was three and eventually had several books published. He traveled speaking for peace and tolerance and served as a National Goodwill Ambassador for MDA (Muscular Dystrophy Association). He died just before his fourteenth birthday in 2004. At TEDxTeen, his mother … [Read more...]

TED Presentation by physicist Janna Levin: The sound the universe makes

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. www.ted.com/VIDEO: Audio and Video of Saturn's Rings taken by NASA's Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn and Titan 2007. Uploaded by gregreese. … [Read more...]

Community Linkage

Pagan Fundraiser for Japan Disaster Relief Through Doctors Without BordersAt the time of this post, almost $16,000 of the $30,00 goal has been raised in just four days."Pagans from all over the country have donated and stepped forward to endorse the project. We received donations from individuals as well as organizations. To all those who stepped forward THANK YOU. We still have been unable to generate significant numbers of small donations. It continues to be the goal of this project to … [Read more...]

Ironically, stolen Pagan store sign is almost driven back.

This morning on Facebook I came across a status update from my friend, Marta. Her husband, Michael Correll also known as Freak Phil on Youtube and Santa Cruz Pirate Radio, is the owner of The Sacred Grove Pagan and metaphysical shop in Santa Cruz, California. At about 4 pm on March 15, a black SUV pulled up to the store front. A man got out and swiped their pentacle sign. A store volunteer wrote down the Oregon plates and called the police. The vehicle was easy to identify because it said "Jesus … [Read more...]


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