So Why Do I Keep Talking?/Othering

Pt 1: Communication

I spend a lot of time bemoaning my ability to get communication wrong. People usually respond with, “Oh, I understand you perfectly.” But often they just think they do, and I’m still left going “Hey… come back… you don’t understand yet…” while they wander off with the wrong idea.

And sometimes, my inability to communicate properly explodes in ways that remind me that I really don’t make any sense. Continue reading

Calendars

greenbgGiven that it’s still (sort of) the beginning of the year, we’ve been talking about calendars a lot over at the Cauldron forum.

For many Pagans, particularly of a Wiccan or Druid flavour, calendars are fairly straightforward. There are plenty of us, though, who do calendars differently – from Norse to Kemetic. Continue reading

Are We There Yet? Assessing the Road Ahead

This is my first post for the Cauldron Blog Project, for which the topic is ‘Resolutions, Habits and New Beginnings.’ It’s also my first ‘A’ post for the Pagan Blog Project 2014. (Yes, I’m doing that again! I might not manage two posts per letter, especially since I’m doing two blog projects at once, but we’ll see…)
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I’m very good at saying ‘It’s about the journey, not the destination’. In reality, I’m impatient. I want to get somewhere. I sometimes forget to stop, take stock, and remember that I always am somewhere. Continue reading