Recently there has been a pattern on social media of BIPOC people expressing their completely valid pain and anger and sadness over the continuing murder of Black people by police, and getting pushback from “spiritual” people claiming that their anger is too much, or somehow misplaced. I have also experienced this phenomenon. I used to call it “spiritualler-than-thou” syndrome, until I discovered that it already had a name, spiritual bypassing.Continue reading
Me reading part of the chapter on the night journey, from The Night Journey: Witchcraft as Transformation.
2020 Update: the book is being republished in October by The Doreen Valiente Foundation in association with the Centre for Pagan Studies.
The article by Sabina Magliocco that I referenced is Who was Aradia?