Category Archives: Spirituality & Religion

The Path and the Deer

I set out to climb the hill. I should be able to reach my goal easily. At first it’s comfortable following the path. The grass is waving in the breeze and the trees spread branches overhead casting enough shade that I … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Church: Personal Lessons of Interfaith Experiences

Although most people have their own ideas about what the words interfaith and community mean, in broad terms, interfaith relationships stand on an idealized notion that people who believe in similar ideals desire to interact harmoniously. That is, whether they … Continue reading

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Gorsuch: Conservative is Not the Word I Would Use

When Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch to the US Supreme Court, he stated that he had picked him as someone who would be a conservative similar to former Justice Antonin Scalia. Scalia was considered a proponent of originalism. Unfortunately, that is … 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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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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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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The Limitlessness of the Divine

Desmond Tutu published a book called God Is Not a Christian: And Other Provocations. In that, he argued that we should have “our notion of God deepened and expanded.” He also stated: “Our God would be too small if he … 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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Rethinking the Sacred

If you and I walked into a public place and asked each individual there to define sacred,  we would get a different answer from every person. Yes, sacred does means many different things. On a simple level, sacred is often … Continue reading

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