How being a priestess is like being a fitness instructor

  How being a priestess for a public ritual is like being a group fitness leader:   Some people will follow your lead, even to their own detriment… witness the person who never does cardio doing every burpee you do, even though they can’t breath anymore, or the person who will make a vow in…

How being a priestess is like being a fitness instructor was originally published on We're Made of Mud and Magic

So let’s quote some Pagans

As in many things, Steven Posch is right about Pagans not quoting Pagans. I’ve just spent a couple of rainy weekend hours Googling variations of “Pagan quotes”, looking at “Pagan quotes” on Pinterest, and checking out the FaceBook feeds of a variety of Pagan groups. I found quotes from Eastern philosophies, from First Nations people*,…

So let’s quote some Pagans was originally published on We're Made of Mud and Magic

Thoughtful consumption

My new washing machine arrived today. It is a thing of beauty, and so quiet compared to my old one that I actually watched it for several minutes before I reluctantly came to believe that it was actually running correctly. The clothing came out free of soap residue without an extra rinse cycle and were…

Thoughtful consumption was originally published on We're Made of Mud and Magic