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So happy to be in the upstate again this weekend! Spending time with family, and doing a few fun things this weekend! Might even go hang out with the crew! Looking into getting tickets to a Clemson game. Who wants to go?? Koda turned 5 months on the 29th so went shopping to get ready to feed him food. Which is crazy to think he’s that old now. 6 months starts foods! Seems like yesterday we were getting prenatal earbuds for music, and registering for stuff, and reading to him in Sarah’s stomach. At the same time though it seems so long ago. It feels like we have known him forever. Just can’t get over how much he has grown. From a semi helpless little human to a crawling rolling babbling reaching sitting little baby. I know he’s advanced for his age but it still seems like he is growing and learning every day.. The more I watch him the more amazed I am at the grow and development of humans.

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R- rede

The Wiccan Rede is a statement that provides the key moral system in the Neopagan religion of Wicca and certain other related Witchcraft-based faiths. A common form of the Rede is An it harm none, do what ye will. The word “Rede” derives from Middle English, meaning “advice” or “counsel” Keep pure your highest ideal, strive ever towards it. The concept of ethical reciprocity is not explicitly stated, but most Wiccans interpret the Rede to imply the Golden Rule in the belief that the spirit of the Rede is to actively do good for one’s fellow humans as well as for oneself. Different sects of Wiccans read “none” differently. “None” can apply to only the self, or it may include animals and/or plants, and so forth. In essence, the Rede can be fully understood as meaning that one should always follow their true will instead of trying to obtain simple wants and to ensure that following one’s will does not harm anyone or anything. In this light, the Rede can be seen as encouraging a Wiccan to take personal responsibility for his or her actions. There have been a number of published interpretations of how one should determine what constitutes ‘harming none’. Silver Ravenwolf, for instance, believes that although acting to restrain a wrong-doer is in a sense harming them, failure to act against them could allow greater harm; this must be carefully weighed up, and preferably a course of action can be found that minimises harm to all parties.

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Sermon 3 YAY!!!!

Went to circle today and then went to lunch with the pastor and her wife ( which have become like moms to me) and Candice said she was going to read my sermon today. I came home and tonight I got a response! I’m officially teaching/ “preaching” sept 14th! I’m so excited and very nervous!

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Sermon 2

I sent my sermon in and have not heard back yet. This waiting is killing me! I’m about to explode. Questions run through my head like, was it good enough? Does it scare people off? Will it be great and then I fuck it up on the 14th?? This waiting is . Killing. Me! Koda must be feeling my stress cause little man is awake!!! Dear koda, sorry for the stress daddy does enjoy spending time with you while you are up though. I miss you while you sleep even though every hour you wake up just to keep me on my toes! Your 4 month sleep regression is killing me though. Love, very tired daddy!

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Meditate

Part of me says yes it’s ok to try again you have learned from your mistakes and you are not where you were at a year ago mentally and physically. Then I have a part of me that says: I know you will behave but the other part may not. It’s a struggle to make things balanced in this world. I meditate every morning and today I did twice. I prayed for peace and prayed for patience and understanding and balance. Meditation is a way that I keep myself on even! A way to control my thoughts and feelings. And a way to pray. After meditation I pray. In fact I pray everyday. Why can’t we all live in peace and harmony. I am spending some time tomorrow just meditating and praying about things. I’ve learned the more I try to control my life the less I’m in control. So I’m leaving it up to the gods! If it happens then it does if not then the balance was gonna be off anyway.

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