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1. Short and Sweet Interview with a Short and Sassy Interviewee

M: So, tell me, do you consider yourself spiritual? A: No, but you knew that. M: Do you 'believe' in anything that can't be seen or scientifically proven? A: Yes M: So give me some detail on that. A: WTF, I knew that was coming. M: LOL, it is an interview dork A: With my … Continue reading 1. Short and Sweet Interview with a Short and Sassy Interviewee

Mercy

Today is one of the many feast days of the goddess Guanyin, she who perceives the sounds of the world, the sorrows, the cries, the anguish. I just happen to be having an emotionally and spiritually rough day. Part of it is my lovely menopause of course, and part is the socio-political climate of the … Continue reading Mercy

Persephone’s Descent

When I was pregnant with my daughter, I was obsessed with the story of Persephone and Demeter. Although I wasn't a mother yet, she wasn't born yet, I identified with Demeter, a mother who would destroy the world to get her daughter back. It actually took years before I saw the story in another way, … Continue reading Persephone’s Descent

They Sicken of The Calm

Today is the feast day of Dorothy Parker. I fucking love Dorothy Parker. There is something to say about her poem Fair Weather, because we do get bored, don't we? Whether soldiers who've returned from war, or working women becoming housewives, there are many who get bored when life becomes calm, when all of the … Continue reading They Sicken of The Calm

Original Sin / Original Occupation

At some point in my twenties, I got a job as a receptionist for a small escort service in the Midwest. I fucking loved that job, it was one of the many turning points in my spiritual life. Having been raised in a Southern Baptist household, adding in conservative parents, and I believed, completely, that … Continue reading Original Sin / Original Occupation

Sister Aimee

No matter how much I shit talk many of the spiritual advisors, teachers, leaders of the world, there are some that I just really love. One of my most beloved spiritual leaders from history happens to be Aimee Semple McPherson. The founder of the Foursquare Church, the creator of the Angelus Temple, and the subject … Continue reading Sister Aimee