Connecting to the Land and Learning the Land

I read an article today that captured the spirit and concern of one of my recent posts.  It relates to Britain specifically, but I see a similar disconnect between people and nature in the United States.  It amazes me how many adults (who have lived in Upstate NY all their lives) don’t know the difference betweenContinue reading “Connecting to the Land and Learning the Land”

Pregnant Pagan: The Question of Raising Children in a Pagan Home

A figurine from my mother and baby’s first photo on our family altar.  Photo by Grey Catsidhe, 2012 I can’t remember the first time I considered raising a future child Pagan.  When I started down the polytheistic path, I was still quite young and wasn’t even sure I wanted to have kids.  I have memoriesContinue reading “Pregnant Pagan: The Question of Raising Children in a Pagan Home”

Earthdance: Introduce Your Children to Guided Meditation

Earthdance: Joanne Ryder,Norman Gorbaty: 9780805062311: Amazon.com: Books. I recently came across Earthdance by Joanne Ryder, illustrated by Norman Gorbaty.  As soon as I started to read, it sounded familiar.  It begins with a dark semicircle.  In the distance there is blue space and shining stars.  One of the stars seems to send down a beam ofContinue reading “Earthdance: Introduce Your Children to Guided Meditation”

A Great Time at the Homesteading Fair in Lowville, NY

Yesterday I went to a Mother Earth News Homesteading Fair in Lowville, NY.  It was located at the Maple Ridge Center, kind of a hybrid farm, winter recreation retreat, and Christian education facility.    Thankfully, the event was secular in nature and thus very accessible.  The cost was only $10 for a whole day ($15Continue reading “A Great Time at the Homesteading Fair in Lowville, NY”