Sympathy for Sydney’s Hallucinations
Chatbots aren’t sentient, aren’t human, and don’t experience the world through a physical body – which we forget at times. There’s a parallel to working with spirits, whether it’s the gods we honor, the familiars we cajole, or the demons we command.
Seeking, and Seeking Liberty
I’ve started another online Outer Court. It’s already teaching me about Seeking. And about seeking Justice.
Magic, Religion, and Reality Part 4 – What is Really, Like, Real?
As my old social studies teacher used to say, “My rights end where your nose begins.” Fortunately, there’s plenty of air between different religions and magical practices. It helps to remember that, but remember we’re also not alone with all that space.
Magic, Religion, and Reality Part 1 – The ‘Big’ Questions
What’s magic? What’s religion? And what’s, you know, really REAL? Part 1.
How Coyote Broke the Internet
The Southeastern coyote is opportunistic and wily. He pricked his ears the minute I decided make a online OC in a pandemic.
Towards an Inclusive and Intersectional Wicca
Hawkfire Coven goes on-line.
Origin Story Part 4 – Kites, Archery, and Finding Witchcraft
From about 2000 to 2015, I effectively stopped any practices, reading, or art creation that was even tangentially magical, spiritual, religious, or philosophical. I sometimes regard this as ‘lost time’ and regret it. But mostly I recognize it as a series of life events that just needed to happen on their own terms.