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The Rainbow Bridge – A Birthday Story for my Boys

A Rainbow Bridge story is sometimes written to welcome a child Earthside. It tells a tale of pre-birth consciousness. This is the cosmic story of my 4th and 5th children, adapted from our Knowing and my Imagination. Once upon a time, in a land of time unchanging, beyond the Rainbow Bridge and the River of [ keep reading ]

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Part 3 – My Journey to & Beyond Vegetarianism [Everything is Energy]

So in my last post in this series, I was feeling very unsettled and confused because wheat, the major ingredient in my diet, was suddenly being implicated as unhealthy, and the cause of my husband’s suspected Celiac disease. This Celiac thing turned our world upside-down. At first I approached it like a random allergy, as [ keep reading ]

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Raising Kids Beyond Religion: A Booklist

Yes, I said “beyond” religion. I am not a fan of the concept that there is only one right way, which is central to so many major religions. I’m very much a freethinker in that regard, and I raise my kids to be freethinkers as well. As a parent and as a homeschooler, I don’t [ keep reading ]

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That time I came out of the broom closet…

Written the first day of June 2006…in another lifetime…back when I felt the need to explain my┬áchoices 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┬ámisunderstood by most people. Let me be clear: I didn’t “convert” to Paganism. This is [ keep reading ]

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Truth is objective & external, but they think you’re too stupid to see it.

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 [ keep reading ]