Creating a regular spiritual practice

I don’t know if I’ve ever mentioned this here, but New Year and New Year’s Eve are my favorite holidays.  I love hitting the reset button and creating myself anew every January.  It’s a chance to step back, see what worked, scrap what didn’t, and try to make some improvements.  Naturally, me being me, I’ve…

Pagan Blog Project Week 36- Regrouping and Redirecting my energy

I have a small problem with losing focus now and again. I get excited about new projects, and forget everything that I was already working on. I need something new and shiny to pique my interest, or I need to find a way to refresh my enthusiasm for projects already in progress. Dragon*Con is great…

Pagan Blog Project Week 26- Mantra (and Mammaries)

My Goddess wants me to be happy. *crosses legs, straightens spine, begins breathing deeply and mindfully* My Goddess wants me to be happy.  My Goddess wants me to be happy. *begins tensing and releasing muscle groups, starting at head and moving downward* My Goddess wants me to be happy.  My Goddess wants me to be…

Spirit Branch pt 2

So we dug through my ribbons, yarns, and beads, created something that was meaningful to each of us, and said a few words as we tied our first offerings on.  Then I lit a candle and some kyphi to enhance the atmosphere for some meditating I want to do later.  The spirit branch is sparse,…

Warmth

Today Bear and I are here at our local Korean sauna, doing the annual ‘I don’t celebrate my birthday anymore, but I still want to go to the sauna’ trip.  I’ve been looking forward to this for weeks. There are so many good things about this place.  Right now I’m sitting in the red clay…

Ways to be nicer to myself

Lately I’ve been feeling some pain.  I’m not sure exactly what it is, and I don’t have insurance so finding out will be tough.  I need to get to one of the community clinics here near home, but there are so many hoops to jump through, that the idea just stresses me out. And I…