As Pagans we often act as if the mundane is irrelevant. Yet our survival is based on action in the mundane realm
For many years I've worked with Luna's energies, and Thoth, the Egyptian moon god has been a great teacher. The New and Full moons now wrack my mortal coil, for it is during these times that my immune system seems to fail me. Every flu and cold within miles knocks me on my ass during these times. This is how I learned of my cancer. For decades my body only succumbed to illness when I had time to be ill - usually over weekends and over the holidays; but beginning this summer, my body's…Continue
Azrael, the Angel of Death was my midwife. Like countless children born since humanity first looked to the heavens in awe, I should not have survived infancy. In these early days of the 21st century we have lost sight of the natural order of things, including infant mortality, which is one of Nature's ways of ensuring a healthy human populace; but I digress. I was born with a fatal birth defect of the heart (ask any of my Xes, it never healed), and should have passed Beyond the…Continue
Well we're two weeks into a new life cycle and still adjusting to all the new routines and new challenges. Old routines, like having 15 - 18 hours each day to manage according to our personal vision, desires and needs has been replaced by a routine that only allows 5-7 hours a day for personal vision, desires and needs during the week, so weekends are once again worth their weight in gold.
Though we won't see a paycheck for another seven weeks, we've already earned the equivalent of…Continue
"And so it is that mortal men know not their very nature and cower before the illusion of Death." ~ Shadow Priest, 7th Pillar of Sophia
"Every person is the creation of himself,the image of his own thinkig and believing. As individuals think and believe, so they are." ~ Claude M. Briston (1851-1951)
"Those who possess a strong inner light, need never fear exploring the dark." ~ Leila Raven, PaganSpace.net.
"Your vision will become clear only when you look into your…Continue