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proud of you

Dear sacred inner life luminous searching self.  I am so proud of you for looking for safety. Sometimes I see you as a sweet little doggie, tail wagging, investigating new forest paths and sniffing out the truth.  It’s amazing, to see how you try, with such a good attitude, accepting defeat like a champ. Yes,… Read More »

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my problem with relationship anarchy

Hello, how are you doing?  I was thinking about my problem with relationship anarchy and wanted to explain. You’d think I would like it.  I love relationships, and I’m an anarchist.  But no–I am not a relationship anarchist.  I’ve had friends who do relationship anarchy, and I read a manifesto some years ago. freedom Freedom… Read More »

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imbolc ritual

Hello, how are you doing?  You know, it was really time to bury the hair.  We did an imbolc ritual in the yard. Imbolc is my favorite holiday.  I love the stirring of the baby lamb in the sheep parent.  I used to think spring was ridiculous–so dramatic and without nuance.  Flower riot!  Everyone loves… Read More »

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hermitage

“That’s it,” I said.  “I can’t live among people any more.  I’m leaving for my hermitage.  There, no one will incorrectly wash my rice pot.” We were in bed in the morning, and I was complaining that the rice pot was dirty when I went downstairs to start amaranth cooking.  There was some gooey, gelatinous… Read More »

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girlfriend

Hello–how are you doing?  I was thinking about what a girlfriend is.  I realized I have some intense connotation for that word–maybe it’s a loaded word. So I decided to try unpacking my associations.  In my journal I listed them. The left column is more positive, with words like close, honored, and tender.  The right… Read More »

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affirmation

My friend asked my how I feel affirmation.  What a good question.  I wrote them an email about it, and I thought I would expand my answer to tell you also, dear reader.  Maybe you would like to know how I feel affirmation too. Affirmation feels like validation.  Yeah, I need validation from everywhere.  Ming,… Read More »

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how I wind down

Hello–how are you doing?  I led a skillshare for my house about disability justice and fat liberation.  It was emotional, vulnerable, a big deal, and at my worst time for energy–after dinner.  To complete the task, I needed to get wound up.  Afterward my friend asked me over txt how I wind down. Txting is… Read More »

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speaking at the Friends meeting

Hello–how are you doing?   Speaking at the Friends meeting is something I never thought I would do.  We’ve been going since November.  God gave me a message, and I didn’t feel much choice but to speak it.  The message was something like this. message You know at the doctor, there can be a pain scale. … Read More »

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witch bingo

Hello, how are you doing?  I made this witch bingo.  It’s an art, sort of a meme–just a trifle.  I thought you might find it amusing, insightful, or what have you.  It could have been a poem or taken other forms.  Bingo card suits me, lately. Spoiler alert: the witch of witch bingo is me,… Read More »

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realistic

Being real and realistic about who I am and what I want is some of the hardest work I do every day. I like to take it another layer.  It’s fun to think I found the real truth, then find a deeper truth. how I get more realistic It’s mostly about getting more and more… Read More »