Know better; do better

Once you’ve concluded that the pretty crystals and semi-precious stones aren’t actually necessary to magic or to healing or to divination… Or once you’ve heard about the environmental damage of some of the mining practices used in order to acquire something that is merely pretty… Or once you’ve realized the social and labour abuses of…

Know better; do better was originally published on We're Made of Mud and Magic

Well, why not both?

“Jön Upsal’s Garden” put out a challenging question:   “… anyone who identifies as a pagan atheist, or humanistic pagan, or religious humanism, or whatever the heck they call themselves. Why do you include the word “pagan” in your self-identification?”   The post was mostly directed at The Allergic Pagan, who responded quite eloquently here,…

Well, why not both? was originally published on We're Made of Mud and Magic

I survived VPPD 2015

The organizer must have said a dozen times on the FaceBook page in posts and comments: “Pagan Pride is on, rain or shine.”     The forecast wasn’t promising, but it is Vancouver, and you never know what’s going to happen.   I joked with the lady at the coffee shop that I need a…

I survived VPPD 2015 was originally published on We're Made of Mud and Magic