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Sunday, March 24 • 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Clearing the Undergrowth: That Phrase Does Not Mean What You Think It Means

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What we say isn’t always what we think we’re saying.  Phrases that sneak into our everyday language and our rituals can have meanings we don’t intend.  What we say isn’t necessarily what people hear.
If we are to live with intent, if our words are to be magical, we must be certain we know what we are saying.  Join me as we explore the meanings in three common phrases in the pagan world: “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear,” “With free will to all and harm to none,” and “Everything happens for a reason.”  Through these phrases we will discuss the underlying meanings, both intended and not, and how our words can actively sabotage our intent.
If our words are to be magic, let us be certain they create the magic we intend.


Genevieve Wood

When I'm not knitting, I'm writing. For that matter, when I'm writing, I'm still knitting! If found without yarn, please check for pulse.I also write a religious humanism philosophy called FlameKeeping, random fantasy fiction, and a political blog where I rant about the politics of... Read More →

Sunday March 24, 2019 2:45pm - 4:15pm MDT