Category Archives: Commentary on Religion

A Simpler Heart

Spring and Kate’s Yahrzeit Moon Sunday gratefuls: Pesach. Chag Sameach. Easter. Ramadan. All together now. A time of high Winds. High Fire danger. Liberation. Resurrection. Revelation. Spring. Nowruz. Ostara. Beltane. The birth of Lambs. The Greening of Grasses and Trees. … Continue reading

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Tradition a longer conversation summarized

Lughnasa and the Michaelmas Moon Tarot: Nine of Stones in the Wildwood Deck Meaning (according to the Wildwood Tarot book-WTB): Reverence for past wisdom and sacrifice. The ability to relate to ancient knowledge and pass on the lessons of ancestral … Continue reading

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An Ordinary Pagan

Lughnasa and the Michaelmas Moon Monday gratefuls: My sisters: Mary, BJ, Sarah, Anne. My brother: Mark. My ancient brothers: Tom, Paul, William, Mario. Family. It is both what you make it and part of what made you. Three-hole punch. Internet … Continue reading

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Shadow Mountain Hermitage

Lughnasa and the Michaelmas Moon Tuesday gratefuls: Bailey. Bailey Patchworkers. Sewing, quilting. Kate, feisty and adorable. From so many cards I got yesterday. Drawing the Death Card. Gratitude. Gabe. Ruth. Jon. Kep and Rigel. Rain yesterday. Kitchen remodeling. Greg Lell, … Continue reading

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Let go (Note: correction below)

Lughnasa and the Michaelmas Moon Monday gratefuls: Tara. The Ancient Ones, holding space for my eventful life. Peregrenatio. Rigel, lying down with me last night. A long night asleep. Orgovyx. Exhaustion. Hot flashes. Cousin Riley, his wife. Diane and Mary … Continue reading

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