“We here highly resolve…that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” Happy Birthday, America.
We begin Lesson 1 of Timothy Snyder’s “On Tyranny” today. Because I believe this is why we are here, with our very unique skills, arts, and knowledge.
Today we celebrate the birthday of the United States of America. But despite the parties, celebrations, and business as usual, a shadow lies across the heart of our declaration that we are a government of, by, and for our actual people. The Goddess Libertas is our country’s birth mother, our source, and the heart of … Read more
This week, I am featuring a Goddess whose feast day Americans will be celebrating on Wednesday (whether they realize it or not). No one can explain Her better than one of Her most public, devoted Priestesses, Selena Fox. So today, I offer Selena’s own article, almost in its entirety — a loving homage to this … Read more
On Thursday, Sept. 24, using tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets, riot police attacked University of Pittsburgh students on their own campus. Most of the students were just hanging out, not demonstrating. But so what if they were demonstrating, since it was a peaceful assembly? Who decides if we aren’t “allowed” to exercise our … Read more
Honor Lady Liberty, the Mother Goddess of the United States of America. So Mote It Be. with special thanks to Her loyal son and devotee,my friend Copper Stewart, for pointing me to this video.
Some people thought that the witches were bad.Some people were scared of the power they had.But power to help and to heal and to careIsn’t something to fear, it’s a pleasure to share.— from The Witch Song, by Anne HillI am very late posting today, because I spent the morning with a friend who was … Read more
Dear Brother Obama, You have no idea, really, of how profound this moment is for us. Us being the black people of the Southern United States. You think you know, because you are thoughtful, and you have studied our history. But seeing you deliver the torch so many others before you carried, year after year, … Read more