Category Archives: General Musings

Dualism as a Force of Separation

Dualism as a Force of Separation Based on a Comparison of the Philosophies of Descartes and Heidegger Early in the Twentieth Century, Martin Heidegger[1] analyzed the concepts of previous Western philosophers and rejected their prevailing dualistic worldview. Based on Descartes[2] … Continue reading

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In Honor of Imbolc: Brighid from the Past

Brighid has also been known as Brigit, Lady Bride, Bridget, Brighde, Ffraid, Breda, Bree, Breeshey, Brigdu, Brigantia, and Braganca. Long ago, the culture we now call the Celts worshiped this goddess. In fact, history records the worship of her as … Continue reading

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US Presidential Impeachment

Lately social media posts have been bouncing around the idea of impeaching the new president. Petitions state various reasons ranging from Trump’s narcissism to his signing of unpopular executive orders (I’ll probably write more on that topic later). Unfortunately, by … Continue reading

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Hello World~!

Anyone who has been online, turned on a radio or TV (or left their house) knows that US citizens are divided over the presidential election. Disunity and emotional reactions have become the typical responses. I’ve been finding myself reading social … Continue reading

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Keep on Complaining

This is an open letter to those of you who are younger than me — and to my generation too. My generation was filled with complainers. Mirroring the Rolling Stones’ song, we weren’t satisfied. We complained about women not being … Continue reading

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Lillith ThreeFeather’s Ritual Bath for Solstice

Lillith ThreeFeather’s Ritual Bath for Solstice Pick from the following herbs — you probably have several of these in your kitchen: bay leaves, blessed thistle, chamomile, hyssop, juniper, rosemary. All of these herbs are associated with solar and/or solstice energy, … Continue reading

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Poverty in Ohio

Every year, my job sets up a “giving tree” to ask for gifts to deliver requested items to a local nursing home and a charity that works with neighboring poor families with children.  This year I noticed that several of … Continue reading

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Grey Box

My posts have been sporadic for a while, but I’m still writing. I thought I would offer a bit of explanation for the randomness of my blogs. Last Spring, I returned to full-time employment after a long medical leave. While … Continue reading

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A Bit More About Self-Censorship

I discovered a wonderful quote in agreement with my post about self-censorship (here’s that post).  Sue Monk Kidd wrote the following in The Dance of the Dissident Daughter,  and I hope she won’t mind me sharing it. “Women themselves condition … Continue reading

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Women’s Liberation, Part 2: Self-Censorship

Previously, I have written about the Women’s Movement and sexism, most recently here.  Now I’d like to focus a little attention on language, specifically on how words easily and unconsciously shape culture. As Marilyn Frye wrote (I believe in the … Continue reading

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