Tag Archive for Paganism

The Root of all Christianity?

This past Sunday at Grace North Church, Rev. John Maybry mentioned in his sermon that the Messiah was a “proprietary” part of Judaism. This is one of the reasons why it was so odd that the Gentiles were proclaiming Jesus of Nazareth to be the Messiah. Why would those who were not Jews be so […]

Looking Back at 2015

It’s Sunday, 3 January, and I’m looking back at the previous year. A lot has happened this past year. In January, I got down on one knee in a dog park in San Mateo to present Anne with a “ring” of beads on elastic string, asking her to marry me. The following month, the two […]

Reblogging: Bona Dea 2015

In memory of Jennifer Laude Sancta, the Filipina trans woman murdered by an American military serviceman who received a very light sentence. Bona Dea 2015 Hail Jennifer Laude Sancta! Hail Panpsyche, the MTF of the Tetrad++! Hail Antinoüs, Lord of the Beloved Dead!

Earning vs. Deserving Respect

Shortly before the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), I shared an article by my friend and mentor, Rev. Gina Pond, on Facebook about who should be considered elders in the Pagan community, which I prefaced with the following comment: Age is not entirely relevant here.” AMEN! Elders do not deserve respect simply because they are […]

The Liminal Space Within the TDoR

It’s a little before 9:00 PM, Pacific Time, and I’m listening to music at my computer using YouTube. I’d thought of doing some more work on the third draft of my second novel, when the enormity of the Transgender Day of Remembrance suddenly hit me. I feel so fucking powerless in this world where the […]