2018 has been a brutal year. The horrors that usually lurk and whisper are rising and raging, baiting fights and all-out war over that which should not be divisive: human rights and the health of our home planet. They have radicalized and weaponized compassion and cruelty, defining and bending them to their will and purpose…
This blog puts into words a lot of what I’ve been experiencing right now. At work, things have been heavy. In the congregation I minister to, there have been several deaths in the past year, and 5 more people have cancer (in two cases, terminally). There’s a real heavy feeling in the air.
In the last week, I’ve had parishioners yell at me for celebrating Halloween, for hosting a Fall Festival at the church, and for “celebrating the demonic.” Oh if they only knew.
Years ago, I decided to stop being controlled by a spirit of fear. I knew that the only way to stop being afraid of the darkness was to face it. There is a sense of liberation in witchcraft that is simply unmatched in the Evangelical flavor of Christianity. Once you’ve tasted it, the “freedom” peddled by most preachers seems like a pale imitation.
Anyways, enjoy another great post from the House of Twigs, by following the link above