Tag Archives: military

September 11th and shadows

I read Hecate’s excellent post on the dark moon and working with shadows last week, and while I had done a ritual to observe the dark/new moon, I thought to myself, “I wish I’d done that instead.” One of the … Continue reading

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Recognizing reality: women in combat

The only reasonable response to the fact that the armed forces are dropping their ban on women in combat positions is: It’s about damn time. Women have been exposed to combat in various ways for 20-odd years, depending on how … Continue reading

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Commissary accepts food stamps (link to DeCA site)

Does the commissary accept food stamps? Yes. In reviewing some of the statistics for my site, I’ve discovered that a surprisingly high number of people stumble across my site searching for this information. Since my original post about this over … Continue reading

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Friendly Fire

Before the recent community kerfuffle, I was talking about the Pagan blood libel and how that affects the experience of being Pagan and Wiccan today. I want to share a couple of my own experiences to try to convey just … Continue reading

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Nonsectarian is no substitute for tolerance

I’m a little late to the party celebrating the latest success of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, but I thought I’d add my two cents anyway. MRFF succeeded in getting some material removed from the Squadron Officers’ School curriculum – … Continue reading

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Why does the commissary take food stamps?

The Witches’ Pyramid is a saying about the steps to take action: to know, to will, to dare, and to be silent. I’ve said before that I believe this is a cycle, and that being silent means listening, paying attention … Continue reading

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Review: Lale, Asatru for Beginners

Lale, Erin. Asatru for Beginners. e-book second edition, 2009. 157 pages. Asatru for Beginners is by Erin Lale, an Asatruar who has run for office as a candidate for the Libertarian party. Lale moderated an MSN group for Asatruar for … Continue reading

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