Combinations of Difficult Questions #PinkOut

What if a woman’s voice is the tree falling in the forest? What if women’s voices come together to weave another forest? [Read more…]

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Wobbling, But Not Falling Off

Jason Mankey has a great post on “When Someone Leaves Paganism” and how to respond to this situation – both in supporting the person leaving, and processing the feelings about it that inevitably come up. But what about when someone has a crisis of faith, which may involve leaving the Pagan path temporarily, but where [Read More…]

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Why I am still a polytheist Wiccan

I am a Wiccan and a polytheist, and I do not believe that the gods are merely archetypes. I believe the gods are real and have agency. I am not sure if the gods are made of energy or consciousness or both, but I am sure that they are distinct identities. [Read more…]

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The Need for Story, Witness, Truth

What if we focused on healing the harm on every side, rather than punishing (or failing to punish) the perpetrators of violence? A personal reflection. [Read more…]

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A bubble of complacency

One of the things that enables me to function more-or-less effectively is the notion that bad things won’t happen to me. I call this “the bubble of complacency”. The bubble is a sense that all is well, life is generally benevolent, and other people do not actively wish one harm, and that the arc of [Read More…]

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Re-Imagining the Hero’s Journey

Not everyone wants to be king. Not everyone wants to end up married and live happily ever after. Let’s diversify the Journey. [Read more…]

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Woman with the Pen: Five Moments On My Way Back to Patheos

There are many radical and beloved and ferocious warriors whose voices I treasure above my own. That doesn’t absolve me from writing my truth. [Read more…]

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