5 Things To Do When the World Gets Weird

If it seems like the people around you are more volatile than usual, you’re not alone.  Over the past month I’ve stood on the sidelines as multiple relationships around me caught fire in various ways.  The stress of over a year’s worth of pandemic concerns and the whiplash of relief to restriction is applying pressure…

Magick and Mental Health

This time was serious. I’d been hauled into Top’s office first thing in the morning, and my Staff Sergeant’s face looked thunderous. My Master Sergeant, Top, was furious of course. But also, oddly, concerned. “Why are you always so angry? Do you even know?” Top loomed over me.  He was Nordic – tall and pale,…

Video Tutorial: Building a Sustainable Daily Spiritual Practice

I am currently developing some video offerings.  These classes are donation based and are free to all my Patreon supporters. Here’s the first class! Building a Sustainable Daily Spiritual Practice Balancing the needs of our schedules against our desire for greater spiritual connection can be challenging. Sometimes even finding 5 minutes to ourselves seems impossible….

On Anxiety ~ The Rustling of the Grasses

This sermon was for the September 13th streaming service for the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Frederick. I like to remind myself that I would have lived.  That several thousand years ago, I would have known that sometimes when the grasses rustle, it’s because there’s an apex predator behind them feeling a bit peckish.  I would…