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Re: Recently Blogged
« Reply #630 on: October 09, 2019, 06:57:24 pm »
something is broken in the original link, it looks like the number changed in the date part of the address?  The Next Step this one should work!

I think that focusing on the daily stuff is a great next step.

Thanks Kylara.  My phone decided to put the post back into draft mode and I didn't realize it until today.  I love technology, really.  It just doesn't always love me.
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« Reply #631 on: October 09, 2019, 11:04:58 pm »
I've been seeing a lot, especially recently about not being witchy enough, and the idea of Witchpectations came into my head last night, so I wrote about not only witchy expectations (I do really like my made up word:  witchpectations) in general, but also some of my own...along with the reality that is my practice and life.

Loved this post and your new word. I often fail to live up to my own expectations as a witch, so there's much that I can relate to there.

The words are trickling slowly this week, but I managed to string enough of them together to create a post.  I've taken a look at a particularly crooked branch of my family tree and at the challenge of acknowledging the not-so-blessed dead during this season:  Remembering Their Sorrows.
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Re: Recently Blogged
« Reply #632 on: October 14, 2019, 01:52:28 pm »

Next in the weekly installments, week four. Two chapters in my fiction writing with serious magical content, some projects in progress, and if you like the sounds of Leigh Bardugo's Ninth House which just came out, she does some fascinating things with the magical stuff and I talk a little about that (no spoilers.)
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Re: Recently Blogged
« Reply #633 on: October 16, 2019, 04:51:16 pm »
Loved this post and your new word. I often fail to live up to my own expectations as a witch, so there's much that I can relate to there.

The words are trickling slowly this week, but I managed to string enough of them together to create a post.  I've taken a look at a particularly crooked branch of my family tree and at the challenge of acknowledging the not-so-blessed dead during this season:  Remembering Their Sorrows.

Thanks!  I love your term difficult dead, that is something that's come up in conversations before (about should you work with or honor ancestors who you knew did things that you find reprehensible), and I think the way you are handling it sounds really good.  It kind of reminds me a bit of why we study history (even the bad bits), to help serve as a reminder of what not to do.
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Re: Recently Blogged
« Reply #634 on: October 16, 2019, 04:53:18 pm »
Next in the weekly installments, week four. Two chapters in my fiction writing with serious magical content, some projects in progress, and if you like the sounds of Leigh Bardugo's Ninth House which just came out, she does some fascinating things with the magical stuff and I talk a little about that (no spoilers.)

Ninth house sounds interesting.  I tend to end up making up huge back history and content for my stories as well, your tarot sounds fascinating.

This week I ended up writing about Ethical Spirit Work, which started out being an ancestor worship topic, but sort of expanded in my head last night.
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« Reply #635 on: October 16, 2019, 10:31:11 pm »
Thanks!  I love your term difficult dead, that is something that's come up in conversations before (about should you work with or honor ancestors who you knew did things that you find reprehensible), and I think the way you are handling it sounds really good.  It kind of reminds me a bit of why we study history (even the bad bits), to help serve as a reminder of what not to do.

Thank you!  It's been a hard balance to strike, but I feel like it's the right approach for now. I want to write some of their stories in a more meaningful way as a fictional piece, but that's a project for later.   

After realizing that I'd accidentally deleted a good chunk of the post before that one, I've continued my thoughts here: A Next Next Step

I have a long weekend coming up and am going to catch up on my blog reading then.  Looking forward to reading your post on spirit work.
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