It’s much, much harder to priestess the bad stuff in life–the petty revenge fantasies, the tantrums born from exhaustion, the moments of cowardice and greed, all the emotional farts and belches that every single one of us experiences. It’s much harder to be present for these moments, to tend them, to hold them and honor them and truly try to understand them.
But that’s exactly what we need priestesses for.
via Priestessing Depression: Why are Pagans So Afraid of Negative Emotions?.
*applauds* Represent! This was perfect!
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Thank you for linking to such an excellent article. ❤
Particularly resonant: "The message, in community after community, is clear: if your mental health isn’t pristine, then you’re not fit to be a witch. We talk a great deal about healing until one of us is actually sick."
No problem! I thought it was pretty amazing, and I’m really glad to see it being talked about more.
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