It’s been a slam-bang few weeks. Work has been getting increasingly interesting in the last couple of weeks, with the emphasis added to underline the British definition of the word.  Organizational changes as well as departures/evacuations of various seats in the department overall have brought things into question that I was hoping not to have brought […]

I seated myself at the back of the congregation, silent before the proclamations and condemnations, the fire-and-brimstone treatment burning into my skin, my mind instantly reeling from the declarations of lust and sin. I could not comprehend how I was the butt-end of this joke, my mental vision filling with smoke, the cries and lies […]

So, after listening to a recording of a panel from PantheaCon this past week with a topic revolving around “queer” paganism, deities, myths, legends, and the like I began wondering aloud to myself about how gender, gender identity and sexuality have played-out in my life and why my experiences and behavior have been starkly different […]

Today is one of those days that surprises you when you least expect it.  Today contains one of those surprisingly rare gems of wisdom that can be harnessed by anyone, anywhere.  Today, it struck me as to how lucky I am to be alive at this time, in this place, and in this space.  Our […]

We live in a very “fake” world.  Fake people, fake smiles, fake goals, fake dreams… hell, we even falsify things to ourselves to make ourselves feel better (or worse).  Many people with low self-esteem cannot, for the life of them, figure out other people, figure out how they can get into the swim of things, […]

“The Power Of Vulnerability” (Speaker: Brene Brown, TEDxHouston 2010) This is one of the most prescient talks I have seen out of any of the TED Talks I have watched so far.  It focuses on a specific issue that was spawned from a particular post titled “Feeling Unworthy?  Finding Your Way To Freedom” that dropped […]

I want to be remembered for the things I did, the person I was, and the people whose lives I made an impact on in some way. I want to be remembered for the things that I did.  The poetry that was written in dark lounges and bright halls every day, and the words that […]