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In This Time of Upheaval, Hold Together #SafetyPin

I wish to create safer space. If you too wish to create safer space, wear a simple, unadorned #SafetyPin on your person. Mine is pinned to my purse so that it is always with me wherever I go. –Ember– Advertisements

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There Is No Away

I’m ranting lately. It’s been a hard week in a hard month in a hard year, and I just want it all to go away. All the things I just can’t deal with, all the people who hurt me or … Continue reading

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Ember on Gifts of the Wyrd!

Several weeks ago Jan and Laine interviewed me for their podcast Gifts of the Wyrd. We talked about Vanatru, and what makes RedWood Vanatru what it is. My interview is up now! Go listen! [Edit] For anyone having trouble with … Continue reading

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On Closed Traditions

(Edited to Add Note: This is not an essay about the history of Christianity and Judaism. They are merely familiar examples of traditions which people recognise as generally open and closed, respectively. There is no way I could possibly summarize … Continue reading

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For Orlando

Originally posted on Drinking From the Cup of Life:
Awake, you ancestors and mighty dead! Awake, throw open the doors to your halls! New souls come to join you Souls who died in lead and blood There are new ancestors…

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A Skald’s Ears

A skald is given an agile tongue, to sing stories for the entertainment and education of all, this you know. A skald is also given ears, to listen, or where will the stories come from? When a person raises their … Continue reading

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