Everyday Spirituality, Rites, Rituals, and Practices

Growing Up when the Gods Strike Us Down

The oft repeated phrase "Everyone makes mistakes" is one of the most annoying and trite things to hear or say. I use it  several times a week with my kids, because every kid should grow up hearing it and master the eyeroll of disdain (ugh, Mom, you say that all the time!). Parents, you feel… Continue reading Growing Up when the Gods Strike Us Down

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Everyday Spirituality, Gods and Ungods, Parenting, Politics

My Prayer for Today

I'm not usually one to pray, other than during offering or rites times, but today I woke up with one on the brain. I generally don't sleep well (combination of kids crawling in bed and anxiety with no real coping skills), but I went to bed really early feeling like I might be coming down… Continue reading My Prayer for Today

Everyday Spirituality, Politics

8 (Better) Warning Signs to Look for in Pagan Groups

Yesterday, I noticed a link on my Facebook newsfeed to this article, 8 Warning Signs in a Pagan Group. As I was reading, my mind kept screaming " Well, duh! These are things you should watch out for in any group, secular or religious. Common sense, people!" And it left me wondering, why do we think… Continue reading 8 (Better) Warning Signs to Look for in Pagan Groups