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burying the significant wax

Ming and I did a ritual burying the significant wax.  The wax was from a candle I called the friendship candle. birthday One year I was very sad and hopeless.  Then this penpal I adore in the Pacific Northwest sent me a box of presents for my birthday.  It included lavender scented soap, lavender scented… Read More »

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religion

This is how I think of religion and spirituality. sacred beautiful holy connective passionate restorative healing creative earthy observant alive atuned transformative diy fun Ritual is one of the deepest kinds of fun I know.  It’s fun for my whole self, aligning all the aspects of me, and aligning with the cycles of nature also.… Read More »

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things I’ve learned lately

Would you like to know some things I’ve learned lately?  I would consider them conclusions.  I experience the world, have reactions, and sometimes it takes me a while to connect dots and decide meaning. These are things I’ve learned lately, the decisions. multiply worker time estimates times three When we were told the electrical work… Read More »

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divorce ritual

I facilitated a divorce ritual for my good friend.  Her divorce had been in progress for a long time–then one day, it was finally finalized.  She’d asked me to do a ritual with her when it was done.  I was happy to be there for my good friend.  That’s what community is about.  I love… Read More »

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protection ritual

I did a protection ritual.  Ming helped me–thank you, sweetheart!  Lately I’ve been working on boundaries, and I have a lot of new ideas. boundaries Just like no one is allowed to touch me who I don’t give consent to, no one is allowed to take my energy, time, love, support, or attention who I… Read More »

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fruit ritual

We did a fruit ritual.  Ming and I needed a ritual of forgiveness and connection the day after an intense argument.  I thought I would share the ritual with you, in case you need one too.  You can copy and paste the ritual to modify for your own needs. It went very well.  It spoke… Read More »

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releasing art

I was talking to my friend Ariel about releasing art.  When I work on something for a long time, it can feel hard to let it go.  Or I feel like I need to mark the occasion. It made me remember when I was a kid in a play.  It was a big deal, the… Read More »

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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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self-forgiveness ritual

Hey, I did a self-forgiveness ritual for Thanksgiving.  I don’t see relatives anymore, and we had a special feast with the Las Vegas Catholic Worker a few days early.  So we’re free to make holidays special however we want. I wrote this self-forgiveness ritual last year, but I don’t think I ever performed it.  So… Read More »

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amazing ritual

We did an amazing ritual the other night.  It was the night of the day we went to Gilcrease for pumpkin picking with UU friends.  I didn’t actually pick a pumpkin, but Ming did.  Here’s me holding his pumpkin by the car. I roamed the place by myself, for a satisfying morning walk.  Felt good… Read More »