As I mentioned in the last post, Husband led our Theophany ritual last week. It was an…interesting experience for me. When I’m in charge of a ritual, I write a set prayer, with lines for each of us to say, try and find some appropriate music, figure out a good offering, and then have an order in which we’re supposed to do everything. 302 more words
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I’ve been obsessed with all things Japanese since I was about 10, and Tokyo of course was at the forefront of that obsession. I remember when I got to visit New York a few years ago, and it was a little underwhelming, because at that point I hardly cared about America – I was still spending my time watching and reading about Japan. 1,054 more words
Perhaps you are still reeling from the results of the US presidential election. Or you’re just reeling from the cold. Maybe you’re feeling blue, you’re home sick and want to barricade yourself in your room and sip all the wine. 535 more words
So…wow. I did not mean to leave it so long before writing again. Sorry.
This has been a pretty rough year for us. We both got really ill, and a lot of things have changed in our lives – some things because we’ve been ill, and some things completely unrelated. 826 more words
1. Try to learn Dutch:
Dutch is notoriously difficult to grasp. Its grammar is complicated and its expressions are subtle. It has a unique beauty, but let’s face it, the language is unnecessary for the majority of your day to day interactions. 720 more words