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praying for those who migrate

Please consider praying for those who migrate, and consider supporting in more physical ways too.  A lot of my friends like No More Deaths. Respect and dignity are not optional.  I think borders are mostly ridiculous.  I’m an anarchist.  I want to be a butterfly flying over a wall.  If we had a functional culture… Read More »

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happy Diwali

We went to this free event put on by the South-Asian Women’s Alliance of Nevada.  It was called Festival of Lights, and I thought it would be a bunch of middle aged Indian women doing Diwali.  Happy Diwali. But I was wrong.  The women were mostly younger, and it was way more than Indian people. … Read More »

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Ya Devi

Gmorning.  A friend asked about the translation of Ya Devi.  I sang it in the video in yesterday’s post.  This site has the words of Ya Devi translated. https://www.artofliving.org/navratri/ya-devi-sarva-bhutessu There’s a video with someone singing it to a different tune than the one we used at the ashram near Sacramento.  Sounds cool too. amazing The… Read More »

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witch

A friend asked what it means that I’m a witch.  Thanks for asking!  I’ve described myself as a trikewitch, garden witch, pagan, pantheist Earth-worshiper, and goddess worshiper.  All are true. I was pagan as a teenager and young adult, happy to find a religion that made sense to me.  I’d been worshiping the moon for… Read More »

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music and magic

I don’t usually use the word magic, but the talk was named by someone else, so I’m going with it.  Please see this video of me talking about music and magic, my practice run for the presentation I’m giving for the local UU pagan group. I might say something’s magical, like the magical parking lot. … Read More »