As I sit on the plane, surrounded by the hum of the engine and the chill of the window, I can’t help but notice the person in front of me repeatedly adjusting their seat, each movement a grating assault on my laptop screen. The journey back to Portland, high above the clouds, prompts reflections on the comforts of home and the complexities of travel.
The Wheel of the Year is a cyclical and seasonal calendar. It marks the changing of seasons and incorporates festivals, or Sabbats, celebrating various aspects of nature, life, and spirituality.
Ranting on social media without alignment with organizing people is nothing more than performative and will never yield the change you want.
I ranted recently on Instagram and other places about the things going on in the world and, specifically, addressing the Israel-Palestine struggle. I keep reflecting that A LOT is going on right now. Looking at a few different “conflict trackers” assess conflicts, there are over 27 countries experiencing conflict with well over 100 armed conflicts worldwide.