3 Big Questions on Inspiration

In a time when many in this nation are experiencing fear and despair, you may be thinking- inspiration? How can we possibly feel inspired at a time like this? But I say- how can we not hold on to what makes life important at a time like this? So I invite you to contemplate the following:

  1. What areas of your life leave you feeling drained of inspiration? Why?
  2. What needs to change to allow more inspiration into your life?
  3. What connections inspire you?

 

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Next Stop

Next Stop

racing past

The world outside the train windows

Falls away Continue reading

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Women’s March

To my sisters in the streets

(and to my brothers and sibling that march with them):

May your voices rise like a clarion call

Strong and clear, rallying the world to our defense

May your words pierce the heart with truth

As sharp as Eros’ arrow and as sure

May your footsteps shake the foundations

Cracking the world that needs to be destroyed,

Revealing the world that must come into being

Like Kali’s wild dance: an end and a beginning

May the warmth of companionship,

born amidst the fire

Keep you safe

Goddess bless you all

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Inspiration & Poetry

To Spring

O, first fledgling flower

Pushing up through the softened dirt

Rains droop your head

I watch

your softness bending to the earth

your bright-faced beauty shining in the glimmer of raindrops

What is this beauty that reaches up

even as it lies low?

What do you teach,

o simplicity, on this dim morning?

I watch

and I wonder.

 

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3 Questions About Beauty

  1. How do you cultivate beauty in your life?
  2. How can you bring beauty into one area of your life that lacks it?
  3. How do you feel when you think about your own and other’s beauty? Why?
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Questions to Relax By

In this merry and busy time of year, we sometimes forget to take some time for ourselves. Remember to rest and relax.

  1. How do you value letting go?
  2. When are you planning to rest this season?
  3. Who takes care of you?
  4. What act of self-care nurtures you?
  5. How can you spread a sense of peace?
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One Pagan’s Ethics and War

On the one hand there is this: our fierce, bloody warriors. Battle paint, sacrifices, divination, blades blessed to strike true, protection marked on the skin, sacred drinks quaffed. Continue reading

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Reverence to the Goddess Isis-Aset

The Egyptian goddess Isis-Aset, to whom I am dedicated, was honored at a ritual this past summer. Here is a glimpse…

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If You Thought I Was Nasty Before

A post-election poem for those of us about to get nastier

If you thought I was nasty before

You haven’t seen anything yet

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Reverence Questions 2016

  1. What do you hold sacred?
  2. What area of your life do you struggle to have reverence in? Why?
  3. How does your view of what is sacred effect the ways you interact with others?
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