Tag Archives: theaology

Beltane – Sacred Sex

I’m continuing to republish a series of articles. This one was originally written in 2012. In addition to the four Elements, on the cross-quarter days of the Wheel of the Year this year I’m going to explore four major themes … Continue reading

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Mabon: Jewels and Fruit

Grounding and centering. I breathe in, and out. I sink my roots down, deeper, deeper. Breathe. Sink. Breathe. Sink. When I am grounded, deep in the dark, I find the Mother. I spread my hands before her, and my tears … Continue reading

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Continuing Education for Pagan Clergy

As I crawl out from underneath the summer crud I caught last weekend, I’m starting to put together my continuing education plan for my priestess work. That leads me to ask: what do others’ plans or approaches look like? For … Continue reading

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Holy places

I visited the National Cathedral last week, and I was struck by how odd it seemed to me as a holy place. Don’t get me wrong; the cathedral is beautiful and well worth seeing and can be a pleasant place … Continue reading

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Tam Lin: a reunderstanding of desire

If you haven’t heard the Tricky Pixie recording of Tam Lin, go do that. I’ll wait. Really. (Eventually I’ll even edit in the right link, promise.) Tam Lin is a story and a song that can be told many ways. … Continue reading

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Is “gods” part of the problem?

No, I haven’t lost my grammar marbles. I’m wondering whether the using the term “gods” contributes to some of the problems people have with the idea of deities, powers, or what-have-you. When I was responding to M. J. Hall’s post, … Continue reading

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Rituals of change: Why women’s spirituality can really use Inanna’s story

Trigger Warning: Rape, power abuse within relationships, victim blaming One of the biggest changes I’ve gone through in my life is re-understanding parts of my relationship with a past partner as not just difficult but fundamentally wrong. As the relationship … Continue reading

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