The Hermit’s Path—Spiritual Independence


OK, I’ll raise my hand. Spiritual independent would describe me pretty well. How about you? I’m more spiritually eclectic than anything else, though. Comes from my love of all things mythological since childhood. I must have read D’Aulaire’s Greek Myths about fifteen times since I was ten, along with a number of other books on mythology and religion, […]

The Hermit’s Path—Dad Stories


I used to have this set of pajamas (very clear in my mind right now, look and texture of the flannel) that had “Daddy’s Girl” emblazoned across the chest. Yep, that’s me. I’m the oldest of four (girl-boy-girl-boy), and early on I identified strongly with my outgoing, intellectual dad. He gathered information and experience omnivorously and can […]