December 26, 2018 Miscellany

Today is Boxing Day, officially called a “bank holiday” it was the day after Christmas when the servants of the rich were given their bonus and given time off to go visit their families. Though I am neither a servant in the strictest definition of the word, nor am I a tradesman, I am taking […]

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Reflections & Musings: Retrograde Redux

October 15, 2018 Life

I It’s been a long time since I’ve updated Inspiring Liberation. I’ve been struggling with a case of creative constipation and an allergy to feeling scrutinized. This was supposed to be fun, a hobby even. These past months it has felt more like a chore. Pretty dumb to have a blog then, huh? I’m sure you’ve […]

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Magic: Playing a Long Game, Part 1

June 25, 2018 Magic

This story begins on Winter Solstice of 2010. For the first time in almost 400 years (the last one in 1638), there was to be a total lunar eclipse on the same night as the solstice. At the time, every aspect of my life seemed to be in a funk. Depressed, unemployed, and with Canadian […]

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Practicing Polytheism: A 30-day Challenge Day 7

January 10, 2018 Magic

On her blog, A Forest Door, Dver has challenged Polytheists to write about their religious practices for the month of September. The blog post and the John Beckett’s post which is referenced, are both worth reading. It has been months since I last wrote a blog post, let alone a series of blog posts, but […]

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Little Essays On Being Vegan: A Day in the Life after Four Years

October 17, 2017 Pantry

October is my “veganiversary” month, so after four years of veganism, I find myself looking back on my decision and how it has been since. I am very lucky to have a mother who grew a variety of vegetables because there isn’t a fruit or vegetable I do not like. I’m also blessed to have […]

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