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What’s Up for 2019

It’s exciting to be blogging again after being on hiatus for a few months. Being on internship has required me to start learning an entirely new language as well as a new job. Learning not only who to ask questions of, but what to ask at all has been a delightful challenge for me. There aren’t as many people actively…

Samhain 2017: Thoughts & Suggestions

Long ago I relinquished the fear-based religion that taught me that everything outside literal, inerrant Bible interpretations was to be avoided and branded as evil. Everything was a threat: culture, music, dancing, other religions, LGBTQ+ people. And Halloween. To be honest, I have my own reasons to abstain from 21st century North American’s Halloween: our sheer consumption of fabric, sugar,…

“Fluidity” (from BiRevGal Blog)

Fluidity is beautiful. I remember the first time I came into contact with this word. In fact, I remember the exact day. I had purchased a copy of a book. “Sexual Fluidity, Understanding Women’s Love and Desire.” I saw in a bookstore in 2010. I cracked it open in a coffee shop, and I dared […] via Fluid. — BiRevGal Blog

Listening Without Needing To Be Heard

I wrote a blog post for The Boost Collaborative Breakfast Club on the need to mentor youth in the spiritual discipline of deeper listening. By helping kids to want to create safer spaces and to want to listen to the people around them, we can support their efforts in navigating a increasingly polarized world filled with rhetoric. Check it out……

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Everything You Wanted To Know About Lammas, But Were Afraid To Ask…

Originally posted on Tadhg Talks…:
..with apologies to Woody Allen for  nearly using a movie title in which he had a small part to play [pun intended]. Yes, it’s nearly that time, again. I can’t wait for the ancient Celtic and Druid festival of Lammas, also called Lammas-Day or the season,  Lammastide. It traditionally starts on August 1st, and it…