A question was posed to me by a good friend of mine the other day. He's Catholic, so his religion does not condone the use of divination, and he asked me how I resist the temptation to turn to divination constantly for answers.
I thought I would embark on a series of meditations on ritual purity. I'm going to run through the alphabet and choose a prompt for each letter, and write up my thoughts on those prompts. Ritual purity can be defined as the act of being clean and prepared enough to participate in or perform a … Continue reading A is for Asking.
After my last post, things perked up in my shrine life. I hit a good four-day stride leading up to the civil new year's day -- and then I woke up on January 1st with that unfortunate, familiar tickle in my throat. By evening, I had settled into a very sneezy cold. I had been … Continue reading No, really: don’t mind the little things.
W'ab Wednesday has been delayed once more (my backlog of posts has been eaten up during Back-to-School season, where I'm required to be at roughly 6 different meetings, plus class & therapist appointments). I have some thoughts sketched out that I will post in full tonight (I hope!) In the meantime, have a pic of … Continue reading Pennies and purity
Sometimes I am stubborn. I get set on doing something, and when it becomes apparent that perhaps my plans should change, I simply refuse to acknowledge it. I do this with shrine a lot. I will get focused on going to shrine on a particular evening, and then when something happens that would stop me … Continue reading When to Stay Out of Shrine…
For a large portion of my life as a pagan, I considered myself utterly unable to engage in divination. I didn’t believe that I had the capability to memorize enough information, and certainly didn’t believe that anyone would want to get a reading from someone who was messing with the book in the middle of … Continue reading Episode 27: Divination