Tag Archives: musings

Introversion, Imbolc, and using internet powers for good; not evil.

I’m writing this post tucked up in bed between breaks in the last episode of breaking bad (I am going to marry Jesse and take him away from all that!!), sipping camomile tea with spearmint, yay! As I think I … Continue reading

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Illness (TW:Depression)

At the beginning of the year, I set myself goals. Realistic, attainable goals about where I would like to be by the end of the year in terms of my religious practice. I have achieved precisely one of them. Nor … Continue reading

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A different worldview

I just received a text from my boyfriend. He is your classic agnostic, nominally Christian British male, but his family are very devout Methodists. He is sitting in church as I type this (texting in a holy place during an Easter Sunday is not something I agree … Continue reading

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Fear cuts deeper than swords

-The immortal words of Syrio Forel, from George RR Martin’s ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ series. This is something I have been dwelling on quite a lot recently in the context of my spiritual path. The Witch of Forest … Continue reading

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Shutting my mouth

When I first received ‘permission’ to embark on a new aspect of my spiritual path, I consulted an oracle as to what my first step should be. The answer was simple enough, ‘shut your mouth’. This could mean one of … Continue reading

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Reflections on the year

On Tuesday, I packed up, moved out of my dorm; and came home after my first year of university. I wrapped all my sacred items in tissue paper for the journey home, gave thanks to any spirits that may reside in … Continue reading

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Checking in

This week I have done some much needed checking in with some of my gods. It’s been bitter-sweet though, and left me at a crossroad. I had asked for guidance. I got the answer that I knew was the right thing all … Continue reading

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30 days of paganism: 1. Beliefs – Why Paganism?

Revision has eaten me these last few weeks, and will probably continue to do so for several weeks longer. However, I have been wanted to start this series of posts for months now, and I think I finally have something … Continue reading

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Approaching life with new vigour

I needed last week. Whilst on holiday over easter, I walked down beaches and in woods; identifying the wild flowers as I went. I read lots and sat in the sun. Upon my return, I met with friends old and … Continue reading

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Delighting the senses

I am one of these people of the opinion that if it looks good, tastes good, sounds good or smells good then it is worthy of my gods. They delight in beauty. Therefore, every time I unpack my shrine items … Continue reading

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