All right, so I’ve been more than a little overwhelmed since my last post – lots of job-related stuff keeping me busy, and limiting the amount of energy I have to write or focus when I get home. (And what’s left has been going into work with the coven and with other commitments, not writing about them.)
I do want to do a “One year later” post, though, so even though it’s a little late, here we are!
We’re still here!
First things first – we still exist! And, at this point, seem pretty likely to keep doing so, assuming that other factors (jobs, etc.) don’t force a change in physical location. We’re very happy with that.
We’re still small (two people, and in the process of considering a prospective member), but my covenmate has also been working privately with a student outside the coven context. Given our other … Continue reading
A poorly designed advertisment for an event got me thinking about how to do it better: think about your audience, think about the practical issues, and give people enough information to decide if it’s worth more time checking it out. How? Read on. Continue reading
A conversation about online gossip and harassment at work got me thinking about the issues of both gossip and social information sharing in the Pagan community. Gossip has risks – but I don’t think it’s always bad. Continue reading
What does religious pluralism really mean? And if we think it’s a good idea, how do we make it happen without watering down our own practices or beliefs, or letting others control the shared conversation? Continue reading
All communities have an internal culture – at least if they’ve been going for more than a month or two. Some of this culture may be obvious – but some of it often isn’t. There are many nuances, and it’s often assumed that people will pick up the details as they go along. This isn’t hard – but a lot of people don’t seem to do it, or don’t seem conscious of how to. Here’s help in learning how. Continue reading