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What Will the Faith Response to Zika Be? by Katey Zeh

In the face of the Zika epidemic the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued new recommendations for individuals at risk of contracting the virus either through mosquito bites or through sexual contact with an infected person. 616 more words


The Tension of Opposites: Love, Chaos, & the Wild Vortex by Christy Croft

“Perhaps it shouldn’t be surprising that a high tolerance for ambiguity, ambivalence, and a tendency to think in opposites are characteristics researchers have found common among creative people in many different fields. 1,000 more words


After the Body, the Land by Kate Brunner

After we learn to let our bodies tell our stories, after we embrace somatic spirituality, after we become one with these bodies that move us to action, that power the physical acts that manifest our spiritual work as feminists, what next? 1,038 more words

Earth-based Spirituality

Reality Bites!

In metaphysical circles, teeth are often said to point to indecisiveness, indecision, taking on too much or holding on too long. The upper realm teeth deal with our hidden or inner actions. 824 more words

A Crone’s Life, an Embodied Experience by Deanne Quarrie 

In January of 2013, I wrote an article here for FAR called Embody the Sacred. In it I wrote,

“If we are to fully embrace living a magical life it is important to remember how to live in our bodies comfortably and safely. 942 more words


Fair and (Therefore) Lovely by Vibha Shetiya

According to the Great Indian Cultural Lexicon, being light-skinned or “fair” translates to being “lovely.” A look at commercials that promise a make-over, courtesy of Fair and Lovely skin lightening cream will attest to this. 1,202 more words


The Fruit of Holy Ground

When the LORD saw him coming over to look at it more closely,

God called out to him from the bush, “Moses! Moses!”
He answered, “Here I am.” 2,507 more words

Theology And Culture