As I watch my sweet oldest boy turn more and more into what some might call an angsty teenager – I recall mySelf at his age. Not so long ago, I was his age….and not long after that, I was pregnant and giving birth to him. I was 18 the year he was born. The… Continue reading On Feeling Inadequate as a Parent
Written the first day of June 2006…in another lifetime…back when I felt the need to explain my choices to others. My spirituality is nothing to fear or worry about. It isn’t dangerous, or something to protect yourself from, and yet–it’s apparently very misunderstood by most people. Let me be clear: I didn’t “convert” to Paganism. This is… Continue reading That time I came out of the broom closet…
Back when I was still sorting out my feelings on mainstream religious beliefs, and just newly hatching a definition of this vague and elusive thing called CONSENT. from the dean of a Southern Baptist college: “The therapeutic and consumerist atmosphere leads evangelicals away from a view that sees Scripture as the external, objective standard of… Continue reading Truth is objective & external, but they think you’re too stupid to see it.
May 1 2006 – a long time ago in another reality… when nearly every person in my world was either abusive, or also being abused. Thinking Deep Thoughts again. Really not healthy to think rather than sleep.