Category Archives: Spirituality

Yard sale, thrift sale, clean out

I have been thinking lately about the meaning of used things. When we acquire them, when we love and use them, when we get rid of them, and what happens to them after we are gone. Here is my take … Continue reading

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And now for a little vanity

Priests and Priestesses all around the world and through the centuries have always faced a certain dilemma… What to wear? Namely, why is so hard to find a white dress that is NOT a wedding gown? Now, at a certain … Continue reading

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The Wheel of the Year Service Matrix

Last year around this time, MLK day,  I launched a venture called the Circle of Power and Compassion. Even though we only did one service opportunity, a day volunteering with It’s my Park! Day, I haven’t given up. Working on … Continue reading

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Death and Dying in a Pagan Context- Grief Rituals and Meditations

This was my homework for my recently completed class- on Death and Dying in a pagan context. I really should have come up with more ideas, though… so I am open to suggestions and thoughts on improvement, or other resources! … Continue reading

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Samhain Poem by Valerie

Cradled on the brink,  in a place of the earth’s own making, the leaves and the voices are rattling my soul, the darkness closes in, the candles are lighted, but they are with me, all that I treasure and will … Continue reading

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Strangers and Strange Worlds

A few weeks ago, I attended a discussion at Faith House Manhattan by Samir Selmanovic. The theme for this discussion, talk, and reading was the important spiritual role of the Stranger. Mr. Selmanovic used two biblical texts as the core … Continue reading

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