Posts Tagged ‘ TommyElf ’

As Two Labeled Others in the Lobby of Pantheacon…

Feb 24th, 2018 | By

So, the first day at Pantheacon (Friday afternoon), I was walking past the coffee shop located near the lobby. Along the windows, there are various tables where folks can sit and chat. As I am walking along, I noticed two gentlemen dressed in suits, drinking their coffee, and looking at the various Pagan folk walking

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Dumping a Singular Narrow Narrative – I Prefer Other Story Shapes

Feb 3rd, 2018 | By

Life can be a journey, of sorts. It is not really a journey in the truest sense of the word. But the journey metaphor is quite useful in trying to glean some meaning from Life. But honestly, the metaphor gets a touch tired after some time. Plus, there are all kinds of qualifying statements that

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Connected and Free – Authentic Druidry Comes From Within

Jan 23rd, 2018 | By
TommyElf

A short while back (one day by this post’s reckoning), there was a short uproar over an article from the Daily Telegraph, where modern Druids were essentially treated as not being “true” Druids by the author. I found much of it to be amusing, particularly since the implication was that Druidry was not real unless

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What is it Like to Be a Pagan?

Jan 14th, 2018 | By
Tommy's backyard stone circle

Something I enjoy doing is sitting and talking with someone about our own individual paths through life. I have had such awesome, thoughtful, and revealing conversations with friends, acquaintances, and even complete strangers that have been some of my favorite memories. Sitting at a table sharing some food and/or drink, sitting on a stone wall

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Going Beyond

Jan 13th, 2018 | By
The last classroom I taught in...

I originally posted this on my own blog site “Life With Trickster Gods” and was invited to crosspost this here at Moon Books blog site as well.   Being a teacher can be a tough and somewhat thankless job. For nearly three years, I was an adjunct professor at the community college, where I now

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A Short Introduction – Tommy

Nov 23rd, 2017 | By

Welcome to my small little corner of the Moon Books blogs. My name is Tommy Van Hook. I am better known by my long-time nickname TommyElf, which dates back to when I was five. Since I may be a bit more of an unknown to many of you than some of the other folks blogging

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