Acts of Devotion – do they compel us to spirituality?

So a good friend recently suggested that I add evening devotionals to my daily practice.  Before I go to bed I offer a toast to the gods and goddesses I am tied closely too (So for me, that’s currently two … Continue reading

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Conflict of Interest in Maryland’s state inspection laws

So today I took the Chevy Impala in for an inspection. It was way over due.

Maryland is one of the states that still has an inspection law, and honestly, I’ve concluded its kind of a scam. The standards published by the state are very long and fuzzy. As an example, one car I brought in had some rubber molding on a door seal that was cracking (not gone, but cracking) and the inspection station wanted me to replace it. I’ve concluded its really an opportunity for mechanics to nickel and dime someone who is bringing a car in from out of state (Inspection isn’t required if you buy from a dealer).

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Grief and Rememberance – A Heathen’s reaction to the death of a loved one

This has been a difficult year for many of us.  In addition to economic troubles being very common, it seems as though the death of comrades is becoming increasingly common.   That may just be a sign of this heathen … Continue reading

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On the theater of ritual and mysticism in heathenism

I was speaking with a good friend the other night, and she said that she really was missing the theater of ritual and mysticism in the heathen rituals.  While I have been to some very theatrical heathen rituals, and conducted … Continue reading

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