Composting In The Ruins

(public essay) “Unless you’re incredibly rich, you better learn to compost, and to garden, to save water and to cook for yourself, to repair clothes and tend wounds, to preserve food and forage for it. And you should learn this soon.”

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There, the Dance Is

Before I left Seattle for my pilgrimage (and subsequent journeys, which I’m suspecting comprise even more of the pilgrimage than I’ve quite suspected), the one card which would show up repeatedly in my Tarot readings was The World. There are all the usual meanings of the card–completion, fulfillment, travel, the end of a cycle, etc., […]

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Utter Darkness and the Return

A rather dark period, but not an unhappy one.  You know what it’s like, certainly–those strange moments of tumult which you must pass through and, in the midst of them, forget that you know there is an end. Things seem always to weave together.  I’ve been thinking heavily upon the dead and death, and thought […]

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Abuse and the Will-to-Power

I’m about to finish my first year studying Druidry through OBOD.  One of the Gwersu (lessons) has a caveat in it, suggesting that so much stuff has been gone through, so many transformations and ritual workings, that it might be wise to consider a bit of a break, or at least a contemplation on what […]

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