Posts by Rachael Atamian

Outreach? Does everything really count?

Of course, I only blog when I get really feisty and no matter how many times I speak a truth, it fails to resonate with anyone or anything. If you have been to any Christian church, the word of every hour is “outreach.” In my rudimentary investigation of “outreach” I googled the definition and got…

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Knock knock, Judgey McJudger Here

Judgey McJudger is a fictitious friend who we often see about in the world. You know the person. My father would call him or her a pickle-puss. They are people who, instead of looking out at the world with a smile and love, they approach the world with a critical eye. Lately, the concept of…

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Midsummer*Litha*Summer Solstice + Full Moon = Power

So June 20th (yesterday) was Midsummer. It was the longest day of the year. From time immemorial our most ancient of ancestors honored this day, along with other holidays attuned to the wheel of the year. As you may have been following….I honor the Father, all the time. I attend a church that revels in…

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Divine Feminine Daily Office, Take 1

I have come to myself, in a fashion. As many of you know, I am an Episcopalian. I like that about myself. I should say, I like the religion for many reasons. Most of them center around the fact that they, struggle and wrestle with the idea that what Christ taught may be valid. They…

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The Mammoth Hunters Review: The case for Vincavec

I have been re-reading Jane Auel’s Earth’s Children Book Series. It is amazing. It has to be. I rarely re-read books, even the great ones. However, for the sake of having another friend read it, I decided to embark on Ayla’s long journey. I just finished The Mammoth Hunters. It was an incredibly difficult book…

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Easter Holiday Project #holidayproject

So, this Lent I feel like the whole universe went into utter chaos in almost every way that matters to me. Then as if by chance, I snapped out of my victim-hood and into the Goddess that is intertwined, so deeply with Easter. My Easter Holiday Project, this year coincides with many goddess powered posts.…

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Lent…Forgiveness…Reconciliation…Happiness: Real? Real.

I don’t know why I felt like referencing Hunger Games with that title except that the story of Peeta Mellark and Katniss Everdeen in the final book/movie, Mockingjay is one of reconciliation and forgiveness. If you will recall, Peeta was captured, tortured and given hallucinogenic drugs to torture him into believing that Katniss had betrayed…

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