Tag Archives: Self Work

On Holding Space

Read This Article. Seriously. Read it. Read the whole thing. If you do any kind of counseling, or clergy work, or even just group work in a sensitive context, then, like me, Holding Space is a skill you need to … Continue reading

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Hurts So Good

“Have you ever loved somebody so much it hurts?” “Every time.” –Ember–

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What Frith Isn’t – A Rambling Rant

Frith is not just etiquette. It’s not about saying what people want to hear so they don’t get upset. It’s not about avoiding making too much noise. It’s not about keeping your head down and going along to get along. … Continue reading

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Beauty Beyond Size #ShowMeFreyja

Well this #BeyondBeauty campaign seems pretty compatible with my own goals: http://www.wearyourvoicemag.com/beyondbeauty/ (Sorry I’m not sure how to embed the site so the images show here if it’s not a video…) If you are a visual artist of some kind, … Continue reading

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‘m Not Dead Yet!

In case it’s not obvious from my general silence, I’ve gone to ground a bit.  Winter is a quieter time for me. In this case, though, a lot of my silence is because my writing time right now is focused … Continue reading

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In the Barrow

The seasons turn, the clock sets back, and I bleed. Our Lord – my Lord – Freyr, enters the mound, sacrificed a tithe to Hel, for the winter, and as He descends, so do I. The depression is a slow … Continue reading

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Beauty Beyond Gender #ShowMeFreyja

Lon came across this beautiful photograph taken by Shilo McCabe of genderqueer porn performer Jiz Lee draped in a feathered cloak: It reminded me very much of this image of Freyja by Maris Pai, which is one of my favorite portraits … Continue reading

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