Release Flinthills Pagans

Let Slip The Past, Free The Now: The Alchemy of Samhaine Author: Sitara Haye http://www.witchvox.com/va/dt_va.html?a=ustn&c=holidays&id=13609 This is a time of year when we look to the past. We flip through the memory book of our mind and note the faces of those that have come before us. With some, we share the genetic material of the physical body. With others, Continue Reading →

A theological discussion

tidrion: sup Em: beautiful weather!! you? tidrion: um I don’t see any storms tornados Em: no, but it’s not hot!!! ;) tidrion: how can you call that beautiful okay fair enough Em: grin Sent at 9:29 AM on Monday tidrion: hey there Em: ;) tidrion: was curious what you walked away with from that movie Em: LOL in 10 words Continue Reading →

In other news….

In other news, an update I sent to some old friends of mine last weekend: Samo Samo My son started 4th grade.. Tons of homework and he hasn’t even had a full week yet! LOL It’s gonna be an exciting year. Going to a railroad festival today. Should be fun! ;) Since I missed the Heartland Pagan Festival this year, Continue Reading →

Parental love – If I go see a shrink, will you love me again?

http://em.flinthillspagans.org/2008/09/it-is-never-too-late-to-provide-ourselves-with-what-we-need-to-awaken-this-inner-being/ I must refuse “to be beholden to someone else’s expectations” any longer. It’s time to let go and be my own adult. So, these shoes. Did I mention the shoes already? *sigh* I guess it all stemmed from the shoes. My parents bought my son shoes that lit up. A lot. He’s 9 years old, btw. So, when I saw Continue Reading →

Your Life, Simplified — From zenhabits

http://zenhabits.net/2009/08/your-life-simplified/ Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on Twitter. A lot of people seem to connect with my message of simplicity, and yearn to find a simpler life in this world of ever-increasing complexity, of overwhelming technology. We want to take the good things in our lives, the benefits of technology, but simplify things, get rid of the complexities. Continue Reading →

A great evening

Last night not one but two old friends showed up. It was Lughnasadh and although we didn’t celebrate it with a ritual, there was something culminative about this particular holiday.  Lughnasadh also known as Lammas is a harvest festival, where you reap what you have sown. You celebrate everything that you have grown. Our friendships have grown and we have Continue Reading →