A Shoutout to My Pagan Friends on this Dark Solstice

A number of years ago, in the midst of deep struggle, I found myself having to reimagine the holidays. The standard Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Year’s movement was filled with painful memories and consequently a sense of trauma. The American Christian Christmas had become unrecognizable from the Christ’s Mass the word once meant, and the focus upon the nuclear family inherent to the advertising beast it had become left me only with the dynamics of loss and hyper-expectation.

It was in that year, I embraced – not for the first time, but more deeply than I had before – the Winter Solstice… Read full post on Patreon

 

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