Note: This is an ancient review, originally published 10 March 2001, that I’m just now converting to WordPress. Last night I took advantage of the quiet due to having two kids gone on a camping trip to read So Mote It Be, the first book of Isobel Bird’s Circle of Three series. I’d heard about […]
Plinky asked, “Do you consider yourself religious?” Not at all. I was always more spiritual than religious, but I was raised in a very religious family in which I was forced to participate in their Southern Baptist church. I started questioning the contradictions in the Bible at an early age and did my best to […]
Back when the Meisha Merlin warehouse was being cleaned out, Sam picked up a copy of The Sword and the Dragon, first volume of the Epic Tales of the Five by Diane Duane that MM put out. It contains The Door Into Fire and The Door Into Shadow. I’ve wanted my own copies of the […]
Is anybody celebrating that this year? I’m out of touch with the pagan crowd any more. I think the St. Patrick’s Day parade here in Atlanta was canceled because of the tornado Saturday. I was at home all day, so I didn’t bother wearing green or even thinking about it. One of the “daily quote” […]
Let us give thanks for chaos and logos and implicate order; for dark matter, bright galaxies, and nonlocal connections; for crystals and continents; for Lucy’s skull and Mary Leakey’s footprints in volcanic ash; for Thales’ water, Heraclitus’ fire, and Pythagorean forms; for the Indian zero, algebra, and algorithms; for the oscillations of the Yin and the Yang; for acupuncture, Su […]
I started this post on September 7, the day after the grand lady moved on to find out what’s next. I find myself certain that she wasn’t afraid, that she looked forward to a reunion with her husband Hugh and others who had gone before. And yet I, who never even met her in person, was too upset to finish the post or even look at it again for two months.
A historical article, written in 2001. In an introductory post to a newsgroup, I mentioned at one point that my partner and I have been active in starting a CUUPs (Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans) chapter in our area, and also that I had just started training to be a Girl Scout leader. The combination of […]
We did nothing, in this or any other life, to deserve illness. We aren’t being punished, nor are healthier people being rewarded. I’m all for finding out about the physical and biological bases of our conditions, as that information is often a key part of finding the right treatment and preventing relapse. Looking for a […]
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Brezsny’s words to Scorpios for this week: SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): “At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one’s lost self,” wrote Irish playwright Brendan Francis Behan. Let these words serve as your guiding light in the coming weeks, Scorpio. They should inspire you to be brave […]