Tag Archive for Essays


First, as part of my online ministry, I’m doing online “office hours” for those who would like to ask questions about multi-faith, Wiccan Christianity, Between the Worlds Church, or if you want to make appointments for spiritual direction, or ask about services. You can contact me via Skype (username: worthyadvisor), through email (worthyadvisor(at)gmail.com), or through […]

A little bragging:

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Proof is Irrelevant nor Required

I got into a bit of a thing on Facebook the other day. I know, I know, you’re not supposed to do such things as they usually are like talking to stones, but after my initial response, my verbal sparring partner asked: “Fair enough, now is there any sort of evidence for the existence of […]

What I Took With Me

(This is an excerpt from the paper I wrote about my time with the sisters of the Community of St. Francis in San Francisco in January. -G) The end of my time with the sisters was bittersweet. I was ready to go home to my life with my wife and school, but I knew that […]


I’ve been back from my week with the sisters for a couple of days now. They are an amazing group of women, and I learned a great deal from them. I feel like I have tons and tons I want to write and tons and tons to think about. It’s a bit weird not doing […]

4th Sunday of Advent: Love

So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. — Genesis 1:27 NIV Alone, awesome, complete within Herself, the Goddess, She whose name cannot be spoken, floated in the abyss of the outer darkness, before the beginning of all things. As She […]

3rd Sunday of Advent: Joy

7 Be patient, then, brothers and sisters, until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop, patiently waiting for the autumn and spring rains. 8 You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord’s coming is near. 9 Don’t grumble against one another, brothers and sisters, […]

1st Sunday of Advent: Hope

“For the sake of my relatives and friends I will say, “Peace be within you.” For the sake of the house of the Lord our God, I will seek your good.” — From Psalms 122:8-9, NRSV “There is always hope!” — Aragorn, from “The Lord of the Rings” (Movie Version) I decided a few weeks […]