Author Archives: Melissa ra Karit

About Melissa ra Karit

I'm a queer, poly, genderqueer Witch. I'm a sex-positive feminist, an activist, and a writer. I believe that when we attend to our individual good, we approach the world with good in our hearts and change the world for the better. Opinions expressed here are solely my personal opinions, and do not represent the views of any organization with which I am affiliated.

Stumbling Blocks on the Path to Joy

Joy is overblown, a little voice whispers in the back of our heads. Who needs joy? Can’t you just be happy? Or content? And besides, terrible things are happening in the world! How can we feel joy in the face of … Continue reading

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3 Questions on Joy 2017

It’s May! The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, spring and joy have come to the land. I invite you to reflect on these questions as a way of engaging the joy in your life.

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One Pagan’s Ethics & Forgiveness

Forgiveness requires a certain breaking open of the heart. It requires an openness, a release. Compassion is a doorway to forgiveness.

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Myths About Compassion

Many times,the biggest thing that stops us for being compassionate is ourselves. We tell ourselves little stories, reasons about why we’re not or cant be compassionate. By bringing them to your conscious attention, I hope to give you some space … Continue reading

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Compassion Questions

Some thoughts to mull over on the nature of compassion and your experiences with it… Where have you made extraordinary efforts to be compassionate? What has resulted from your compassion? Who do you find it hard to be compassionate toward? … Continue reading

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Overcoming Fear of Travel, Part 2

Part Two I’ll get lost. Yes, yes you will.

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Overcoming Fears of Travel, Part 1

Travel is one of the first things people think of when they think of adventures. There’s plenty of excitement to befriending traveling, but many people never do out of fear. Here’s some of the fears I had about traveling, and … Continue reading

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Adventure Questions

1. What fears do you have about having an adventure? 2. How have adventures changes your life? 3. What adventure would you like to take a child on?

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Beautifully Genderqueer

Beauty is a loaded word for me sometimes.

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Beauty Standards

Whose beauty standards are you measuring by?

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