The Spirituality of Play ~ Divine Silliness in Hard Times

Laughter and play are some of the most healing activities we can engage in. And as the saying goes, ‘it’s never too late to have a good childhood.’ But how do we get started? How do we free the Survivor from its death grip on our steering wheel? How do we access the Kid self when we’ve been serious for so long?

Ritual is a beautiful container for holding different experiences. Within ritual, we can embody different aspects of Self. Sometimes we are the Priestx, the Dedicant, the Spellcaster, or the Seer. What if we created a ritual space in which to be the Kid? The seeds of our paganism were present in us as children. The safe, protected space of ritual allows for experimentation. If we bring those threads together, we can use our magick and ritual skills to open us up to the sacred, healing energy of play. Read more…