Shall I tell you what the real evil is? To cringe to the things that are called evils, to surrender to them our freedom, in defiance of which we ought to face any suffering. ~ Seneca (Roman philosopher, mid-1st century C.E.) This is certainly not the card I would wish for this week. After a […]

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Now We are Six (and then some)

by Beth on July 21, 2015

When I was one I’d just begun, When I was two I was nearly new, When I was three I was hardly me, When I was four I was not much more, When I was five I was barely alive, But now I am six! As clever as clever! And I think I’ll stay six […]

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Deepest Dark Blessings to you and yours! It is the Eve of the Winter Solstice. This is the great celebration of Mother Night. As far as we know, our ancestors did not have atomic clocks or satellites to help them dissect Time to the nanosecond. Instead, they had to figure by their keen observation, by […]

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Sunday Ruminations Inspired by Parker Palmer

by Beth on October 27, 2013

Author, activist, and teacher extraordinaire, Parker Palmer, is one of my favorite inspirations, and his post today on Facebook seemed particularly poignant as we approach the Samhain holiday.  So many of us are hiding in “the broom closet,” afraid to be identified as Witches or Pagans because of the very real ignorance, prejudice, and even […]

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Join the Save the World Symphony

by Beth on May 3, 2013

What are our priorities?  What is the truth about “safe,” and what is the price of perpetuating the illusion of it? Most important, what is your unique gift, the instrument only you can play, that is needed for this symphony?  

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