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Religious Abuse: How to Leave

Leaving a religious abuse relationship is like leaving any other abusive relationship. Leaving a pagan religious/magical relationship has its own quirks, but many of the principles are the same. 1. Plan Ahead Unless you are actually living with the leader, … Continue reading

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Religious Abuse: How to See

For those of you that follow religious news, Warren Jeffs, the leader of the Mormon polygamist sect in Texas, was convicted of two counts of sexual assault on a child. As Huffington Post contributor Danielle Tumminio says,”… there is another aspect … 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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Are We Professionals?

One of the key questions in the matter of professionalism is whether having these discussions is even necessary. Are we actually acting in a professional capacity, one where we need to be talking about a professional ethics? For many people … Continue reading

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Dual Relationships and Ethics

This is a revised version of an essay that I have previously written. As members of a profession that takes clients we frequently run into one of the pitfalls of other such professions: having more than one kind of relationship … Continue reading

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Professionalism

This is a revised and expanded version of an essay I have written previously One thing that I believe we as Spirit Workers need to be discussing in more depth is the nature of working with clients in a modern … Continue reading

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Ethics in Divination: Health

In John Michael Greer’s The Art and Practice of Geomancy one of the topics is something that has deeply concerned me in the Neopagan community for quite some time. Many diviners get asked to do divinations for health. Raven Kaldera … Continue reading

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Ethics Part Two: What’s mine is mine, what’s yours is NOT MINE

“All improvements must start with me.” One of the perversities of human interaction is that it is much easier to see the causes of weal and woe in another person than it is to see in ourselves. But to be … Continue reading

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Ethics Part One: Virtues and Values

Parts of this I have posted elsewhere, but this is a more unified theory of values and virtues I will be posting more on this topic in the coming weeks. Seek the Truth- Courage, Truth, Discernment Courage-  Courage is not … Continue reading

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