Autism Awareness: Pagan Perspectives

The fifth annual World Autism Awareness Day was on April 2, 2012 and was a prelude to April being Autism Awareness Month. I haven't written much recently that specifically relates to both Autism and Paganism together so I thought this month would be an appropriate time to try to rectify that. Life here at home … Continue reading Autism Awareness: Pagan Perspectives

A Plum Job

The Autumn Equinox/Mabon 'spoke' on the Wheel of the Year has rolled around once again and I've been busy washing, slicing, de-stoning, and stewing plums. The funny thing was, when my husband came home with a HUGE box of plums after visiting his parents and extended family on a farm in Goulburn, it didn't even … Continue reading A Plum Job

The Versatile Blogger Award

Recently I was given The Versatile Blogger Award by Suzanne, author of Autism Mom Rising. This is the first time I've ever received an award of any kind for my blog so I'm feeling very happy and honoured to receive it ...thank you Suzanne. 😀 The Versatile Blogger Award is a bit like a blogging … Continue reading The Versatile Blogger Award

Altared Evolution

When I first started exploring Witchcraft and Paganism in 2003 I created a very subtle and unobtrusive little altar, on a kitchen windowsill, which had meaning for me but would not be recognised as a pagan altar by my family or friends. I was very worried about "coming out of the broom closet" at the … Continue reading Altared Evolution

Cross-communications on Pagan Forums

Recent forum discussions within the pagan community here have again brought to my attention the  apparent differences in perception by aspies and neurotypicals (NTs) and the misunderstandings and cross-communications that can occur because of these basic differences, amplified by the difficulties often encountered in online discussions.  In general communication on forums is problematic as the … Continue reading Cross-communications on Pagan Forums

Spring Equinox & Ostara

Written for Axis Mundi, Spring 2008. The Spring Equinox and Ostara Ostara is a modern Neopagan festival. It is loosely based on several holidays which were celebrated around the spring equinox. The modern holiday does not have a strong relation to any known historical Pagan religious observation. In the northern hemisphere, the end of March … Continue reading Spring Equinox & Ostara