Alison Leigh Lilly

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Tag Archives: polytheism

Can Clowns Save Our Souls?

It is only when we stop insisting that the clown be just one thing that he is free to become the multiplicity of being that he really is.

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October 28, 2016

Participating in Enchantment: Redefining Magic

Magic is not something you do. Magic is participatory consciousness: a consciousness of enchantment.

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August 24, 2016

Romancing the Flower Maid: or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Anima

These days our society is moving further and further from the simple conception of gender as a binary: male or female, man or woman. We are beginning to recognize that gender is complex.

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July 12, 2016

New Moon, Forever Maiden: Wild Worship in the Digital Age

Cynicism is just the mask that hope wears when it ventures out at night.

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June 22, 2016

Holy Adoration: Fire as Prayer

It is enough to show up to this act of intention. Without the need to grasp what cannot be grasped. Without the need to name what cannot be named.

To hold my heart like a candle wick, steady, upright, held open to the presence of my gods.

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April 28, 2016

An Altar-a-Day Challenge: Deepening Daily Practice

Deepening my daily practice by crafting a new altar each day, inspired by the words of #UULent and my Word-a-Day calendar. Follow along on Facebook or Tumblr for daily updates and reflections — and join in!

February 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Welcoming Wild: Community for Introverts & Animists

An animist is never alone, not really. But how does that help an introvert?

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January 13, 2016