Archive | November 2013

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Missed the Window

I wanted to post this poem when the ginko leaves were falling en masse…but I missed the window. Still: Brazen Nature by Amoret BriarRose The ginkgo trees let loose their leaves all at once, a shower of squash yellow sunshine dusting the somber asphalt as well as the sheepish corner park, both blushing at the […]

Delicious, Delicious Attachment

“When we hear the word poverty, poor people and poor living conditions leap to mind, maybe Mother Theresa ministering to the aged and infirm in Calcutta. But monastic poverty is not about that at all. At the root of the vow is surrendering ownership.” ~ Joseph Dispenza, “Take It or Leave It,” Spirituality & Health, […]

Musings about Deity

Working with a male God is decidedly different. One would think this would be obvious. I, as that one, was not prepared for how different. Granted some of that is particular to the God, but still. The energies come through differently. Power comes through differently, not more, not lesser, but threaded differently and carrying a […]

Alchemeet Summary – first of many (Nov. 5, 2013)

 “THE NECESSITY OF CUTTING OFF ONE’S LEGS IN SPIRITUAL WORK”  How much of yourself are you willing to give to achieve deep transformation? Are you willing to “cut off your legs”? I’ll explain my symbolic missing legs and what I’m willing to sacrifice for my deep work—and why!—and then I’d like to hear from you. […]

Alchemeet tomorrow at 8pm EST

What is Alchemeet? ALCHEMEET Alchemeet: /ˈalkəmēt/ noun. A meeting of minds in which base information comes together to create a more valuable whole, much in the way alchemists of old attempted to take base metals and turn them into gold. Alchemeet is a once-a-month pagan meeting-of-minds that takes place online and is available to anyone who would […]

Samhain Sabbat Contest Winner!

The randomly selected winner, sent in by Tim: ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ Samhain   Samhain used to be just Hallow’s Eve, When Mom would unwind Words from books and Sew them back together into skin For me to lash onto my own Pretending I was something else, The same as every day   But Samhain was the night […]