A Black preacher on Twitter reminded me it’s Epiphany today. Really apropos considering how important this day is to the culture that is my heritage. I’m sure it came late, but still. It’s a public holiday where my family is from. Kids go from house to house dressed as the three wise men and carol,Continue reading “Day 300 take two”
OhGodsIt’sAnEndOfYrPost So here we are. It’s that time. First off, I am so, so sorry for those of you who have been particularly smacked down by this year. I know so, SO many people who are in crisis, who have been in crisis, who can’t get OUT of crisis. All I can say is KEEPContinue reading “Day 294, the last day of 2020”
I’m in a weird state of disability right now, in which I have a foot with four different conditions that doesn’t want to heal, and a back that has decided it’s going to stab me with burning cold stilettos if I move even a centimeter the wrong way. Even better, while sleeping helps the former,Continue reading “Transitional Phases”
Happy New Year, all, and may everyone receive all the support they need not only to survive, but to thrive. Love to you all.
Welcome Welcome July – you beautiful 2nd half of the Gregorian year incoming. Have a seat. I’ll make some tea. Let’s talk about how wonderful you can be.
I never used to do a word of the year. It seemed kind of reductionist to me, like how can you fit a whole year’s worth of intentions into a single word? I would do other things instead, like spells* or tarot spreads* or wishes or resolutions … which to me all boil down toContinue reading “Choosing A Word Of The Year For 2018”
And really, what can one say other than “Oh thank fucking god 2017 is over!” Tomorrow I’ll have a bit of entering-the-Julian-year/Janus moment meandering, but for today, just…. yeah. thank fuck it’s over.
Yesterday, the first wildlife I saw was a butterfly! Hurray, this means this is finally a butterfly year! “What in the world are you talking about, Risa?” you might be asking. (Particularly those of you who didn’t know me in college.) Since I was 25, my relationship with my spirituality has been more than aContinue reading “My Butterfly Year”