Why we didn’t make it out to HPF 2016

2016 has been a year of hell. This blog is going to be rambling. It’s going to go back and forth in the time line and might be confusing. But this is why I didn’t go to Heartland Pagan Festival. First one I’ve missed since we didn’t have the money a few years back. Around 1600 on 7 April 2016, Continue Reading →

Mom and Dad’s obituary

RONALD L. “RON”, 81, AND MARLENE B. MONTGOMERY, 78 MANHATTAN Ronald L. “Ron” Montgomery, 81, and Marlene B. (Mattas) Montgomery, 78, passed away from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Marlene passed Thursday, April 7, 2016 in Topeka, KS. Ron passed Monday, April 11, 2016 in Topeka. Ron was born February 21, 1935 in Anthony, KS to James E. Montgomery Continue Reading →

The Relief of Considering Life a Journey Not a Test

© 1994 Michele Toomey, PhD It is a mistake to approach life as if it were a test, yet that is what most of us do. We have been taught to think of life as a test, and unfortunately, that is one lesson we usually learn. Everything we do becomes some measure of our worth and proving ourselves becomes our Continue Reading →

We Were Made for Times like These

(Letter written in 2003. Interesting how pertinent it has been and really IS right now today!) Do Not Lose Heart: A Letter To A Young Activist During Troubled Times by Clarissa Pinkola Estés • Colorado Mis estimados: Do not lose heart. We were made for these times. I have heard from so many recently who are deeply and properly bewildered. Continue Reading →

The Egg

Now, what I believe is close to this, especially when it comes to “past lives”, but until I read this, I hadn’t considered that we could be everyone. It opens the door for a lot of thought and really makes us consider the concept that we are all one. What are your thoughts? By: Andy Weir   You were on Continue Reading →

Hindu Types of Hell

Today I am honored to highlight a guest blogger. The following blog was written by Anuj Sehgal and he gave his permission for me to share it here. Thanks Anuj! *huggles* The names of many of hells is common in Hindu texts, however the nature of sinners tormented in particular hells varies from text to text. The summary of twenty-eight hells described Continue Reading →

In 1969, the year of my birth

http://whathappenedinmybirthyear.com/ In 1969, the world was a different place. There was no Google yet. Or Yahoo. Or Us-mg5.mail.yahoo, for that matter. In 1969, the year of your birth, the top selling movie was Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. People buying the popcorn in the cinema lobby had glazing eyes when looking at the poster. Remember, that was before there were Continue Reading →

Fandoms never die

There’s going to come a day when we’ve all grown up, had a career, maybe got married and had kids, when were all going about our daily routine. Maybe you’re driving to work with the car radio on, or you’re making dinner with the tv on in the lounge. Life as usual, and then we hear a name. It’s the Continue Reading →