Monthly Archives: January 2012

We Don’t Know Why

Every so often in various Pagan and magical communities I’ll see someone attempt to explain or rationalize their experiences with identity or magic in scientific terms. They’ll talk grandly about M-Theory or many-worlds interpretations of quantum as if they hold … Continue reading

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January Charity The Berkeley Colony

From my wonderful friend Laken Steeljaw, child of Hyena Mother. UC Berkeley is home to a unique research facility that houses a colony of captive Spotted Hyenas (Crocuta crocuta). Scientists at the facility have made many discoveries during their work, … Continue reading

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Spiritual Connection as Part of Energy Work

There are some days that despite my physical practice, mental practice and emotional awareness, the weight of anxiety and stress  is too heavy.  All my long learned, hard won coping skills just won’t lift it. Those are the days that … Continue reading

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Emotional Awareness as Part of Energy Work

When I chose therapy at 26, I had little knowledge of what my emotions were. I didn’t know how to cope with my strong emotions or manage my anger. I didn’t know how to increase positive emotions or use distraction, … Continue reading

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2012 US Election Year

We are now into the 2012 election season. This means that we are going to see a barrage of information and misinformation from all corners, most of it expressed with the intent to influence your vote. Possibly with true and … Continue reading

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SOPA Strike

As a method of protesting SOPA and PIPA a number of websites have decided to go on strike today. Some of these sites are blacking out text, putting up banners, or tweeting others are going dark entirely for a period … Continue reading

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Mental Practice As Part of Energy Work

I meditate at least once a day. Meditation is very hard for me. My mind is like a white water river, with thoughts flowing in and out without seeming rhyme or reason.  Taming it to something singular is very difficult. … Continue reading

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Physical Practice as Part of Energy Work

I practice yoga. I realize it’s not a very Nordic thing to do, but yoga has the advantages of being low impact, meditative and something that I can do alone. Yoga makes me aware of my energetic body. And as … Continue reading

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December Link Roundup

Dver over on A Forest Door has written two fascinating articles on Discernment and Discernment for God-Spouses. Also see Elizabeth Vongvisith’s response. POPVOX commemorated World AIDS Day with a list of bills related to HIV/AIDS Galina Krasskova has published a … Continue reading

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