Lepidolite is a beautiful , fairly soft, lilac purple mineral, that when dry, looks a bit ashen or gray, but when wet (or after tumbling) is quite vibrant in color.
Every moral convention, whether it be religious, societal, or psychological or philosophical school has some version of The Golden Rule [The Ethic of Reciprocity] It transcends culture and faith and is based on an understanding of empathy.
I’ll be talking about Paganism in this post. It’s a tricky subject for me to navigate because I don’t self-identify as a pagan, but many of my core beliefs are tied to Paganism. The thing about this video that really gets me is how it starts off as one thing. I’m educated, I’m trustworthy. Let’s all work together. Then it gets all slippery at the end with subtle messages and innuendos.
It’s funny how peppermint, a herb with cooling properties, is so adored in the winter and is associated with the element of fire. As I sit here sipping on a hot cup of peppermint green tea, I’m thinking about my love of the herb.
Three years ago there were a ton of videos dissuading the curious from Paganism through negative (and sometimes combative) rhetoric. Fast-forward a few years and a whole lot has changed