Making Sense of 2016 (Now that it’s Finally Over

Considering the fact that we may well be fast approaching the end of civilization, if not the world, we deserve a whole hell of a lot more celebration and mirth-making than we’re getting. Collectively, we grasp for this in large part without any conscious awareness of the fact. There’s this kind of foggy block justContinue reading “Making Sense of 2016 (Now that it’s Finally Over”

Happy Winter Solstice – Love, Your Wizard

New year’s day might be a week and a half away, but the blessed sun cares nothing for our petty calendars. To the sun, the new year just started – just now. Happy 2016, everybody. Happy solstice. May your year to come be filled with blessings, May what curses come bring with them learning, May your joyContinue reading “Happy Winter Solstice – Love, Your Wizard”

Welcome to the year of the sheep

“Bleating and babbling, we fell on his neck with a scream, Wave upon wave of demented avengers March cheerfully out of obscurity into the dream.” -Roger Waters, “Sheep” If you hear a bell tolling this year, no one will blame you for reacting poorly. You know it’s for you, I know it’s for me –Continue reading “Welcome to the year of the sheep”

2013: Just a Box of Rain?

“We all got up to dance, Oh, but we never got the chance, For as the players tried to take the field, The marching band refused to yield. […] And in the streets, the children screamed, The lovers cried, and the poets dreamed, But not a word was spoken; The church bells all were broken.”Continue reading “2013: Just a Box of Rain?”

2013: Clap, Everyone – it’s Over!

“I can’t help but think I won’t still be at this job at the end of the year – which probably means I will be fired, because I’m not gonna quit unless something really crazy happens. It will probably suck, and this probably isn’t gonna be the easiest year, but it’s probably necessary in termsContinue reading “2013: Clap, Everyone – it’s Over!”

Tuesday Blessing: Bright Moon, Long Nights

The light of our full moon is bright as it sets this morning. We’ve watched it grow, and now that growth is complete. May we understand those aspects of our own lives that have grown with it. The light of our sun, our blessed life-giver, It is at its lowest this week, and we’ve longContinue reading “Tuesday Blessing: Bright Moon, Long Nights”

2013: Year of Liberation? (A Cosmic Forecast for the New Year)

As our days of never-ending festival draw sadly to a close, it seems a good time to take a quick peek at the cosmic forecast and what the indicated outlook for the year might be. It seems, my friends, that it could be the year in which we taste true freedom, if only we areContinue reading “2013: Year of Liberation? (A Cosmic Forecast for the New Year)”

Revolution Starts at Home: Introducing the WEEKLY WAKE-UP CHALLENGE

The most interesting and unique thing about the Weekly Wake-Up Challenge of 2013 is that it consists entirely of things we should be doing every day, all the time. That’s it. Are you up for that? Dare you accept the challenge to stand up and do what you’re supposed to be doing anyway? What ifContinue reading “Revolution Starts at Home: Introducing the WEEKLY WAKE-UP CHALLENGE”