"And my post is last. Ha!
It's an amazing feeling to feel such expansion of thought. Reading thru all of that, snarky or not ;) was really enlightening. There's a an absolute bounty of guidelines here begging for revision (Rowan, you…"
"Ty Astro. Not as far off as I'd feared but closer than I'd've liked. and now I know where the term "flying bishops" comes from, though I'm going to research that a bit more.
I'd like to think that as things…"
"Astro? "Maybe Jesus would bless my food and help me feed hungry men, women and children." lol Does that count? No harm meant, tho. ;)
Beth, I'm sorry to hear it but congrats on survival!!!! I lost my mother to cancer in '05, so…"
"oh bravo gentlemen! well done :)
John, not that I ever specifically asked or looked, but it's been my impression that of all the religions mentioned, no place has been accorded to women outside of a supporting role. I'm sure nuns can rise…"
"I really enjoyed reading that interview. Thank you for sharing it! Your last comment (well, before 'no place like home' :) is a beautiful thing. The wording of it made me think of something, tho- polytheism relating to monotheism as in the…"
"My my. What a little brew stirring.
@James, it's not so much the assignment of roles but the opportunity to accept them, which you even stated later on: "The presumption that this or that office must be male or female regardless of the…"
"To answer your question...Some ppl take Wicca to be all about casting spells and the like, and in that case I don't practice, I study. Wicca's been the only thing that held to my beliefs instead of telling me what to believe. nature based,…"