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But first, a story. Let’s imagine that there is a dog who was rescued from an animal shelter somewhere in Quebec. Let’s call this dog GP, because he was a Great Pyraneese. Let’s say he was first taken to the … Continue reading
Wow, it’s been a long while since I posted a Question of the Week, hasn’t it? Sorry about that. It seems that Sunday is no longer the most convenient day of the week for me to be doing this. I’ve … Continue reading
A very merry and magical Midsummer to all of you! Yesterday was drizzly and miserable here in Elora (so I feel less bad about missing WiccanFest) but today is gloriously shiny and clear and warm and wonderful. I really ought … Continue reading
A short one this week, since I am in Elora, the village where I grew up, visiting my family for Easter sunday dinner. Since there may well be as many as 30 people visiting today (siblings, nieces, nephews, in-laws, and … Continue reading
And now, a slightly more lighthearted question, after the heavy and vigorously debated themes of the last few Q’s of the Week. I presume that everyone knows the story of Hansel and Gretel, from the Brothers Grimm? If not, here’s … Continue reading
A recent article on Witchvox.com asked, “Where have all the Gardners and Crowleys gone?” (Full article here, and author Juniper’s home page here.) The more general question that the author was asking, it seems to me, was: Where are all … Continue reading
Today is International Women’s Day. So, the question of the week, naturally, is, What (if anything) are you doing for it? In her often-quoted 1979 essay “Why Women Need the Goddess“, Carol Christ said: Religious symbol systems focused around the … Continue reading
The philosopher Paul Ricoeur wrote the following about temples, in a collection of essays entitled “Figuring the Sacred”: What is most remarkable about the phenomenology of the sacred is that it can be described as a manner of inhabiting space … Continue reading