Yearly Archives: 2011

Finding a Therapist

Recently at the House Kheperu Gather there was a panel on Psychology and Magic. One of the questions put forth by the presenters and then discussed at the end of the presentation was I am a member of an alternative … Continue reading

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May Link Roundup

Some various links of interest: Therioshamanism has a great post up on Wolf and the Environment. On No Unsacred Place Junpier provides an interesting discussion about Bob Parsons’s killing of an elephant. Galina Krasskova has put up a rather interesting … Continue reading

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The Need for Regular Practice

One of the constant challenges in today’s world is finding the time and the space to engage in a regular practice. Yet there is very little–for our spiritual or magical development–that is more critical than finding that time and space. … Continue reading

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Healing Ethics and Relationships

This is a revised version of a previously written essay. I don’t believe that we can automatically emulate mental health or physical health professionals. I believe that model has much to teach us, but many of us don’t have the … Continue reading

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Dual Relationships: Romantic Relationships with Clients

This is a revised version of a previously written essay. Paying attention to other ethics codes and looking at the reasons why, the answer to the sex/romantic dual relationship with clients issue can be summarized with a single word: Don’t. … Continue reading

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American Culture and Reconstruction

But I am coming to see that contemporary America is very, very strange in one respect. It just may be the first society in which it is a major reflexive dogma that there must be no dogmas. Think about it. There’s … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a very difficult holiday for me. On one hand, I am a mother. I have a 19 year old son that I absolutely adore. He is smart and funny and talented and off to college to study … Continue reading

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Book Review: Soul Retrieval, Mending the Fragmented Self

This is a revised version of a previously written book review. Soul Retrieval: Mending the Fragmented Self by Sandra Ingerman (✭✭✭✭✬, 4.5/5) I decided to read this book after reading Lupa’s book review where she gave it “Five pawprints out … Continue reading

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Charity Criteria

Since in the past few months we’ve had a few different instances where we’ve posted charities on Weaving Wyrd with the tornados in the south and Japanese earthquake and tsunami, I figured I would take a moment to talk about … Continue reading

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Therioshamanism Links

Recently Lupa on Therioshamanism began posting again and in the past few weeks has produced a set of really high quality and thoughtful articles on white, middle-class, American Shamanism, cultural appropriation, and people’s conception of the Natural and the Artificial. … Continue reading

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