I finally accepted that my family isn't interested in my blogs or anything I have to say on facebook and then my aunt decides to join fb and now wants to friend me. This is the aunt who sends me fundie and tea party shit. Without that baggage she's a lot of fun and interesting to talk to but I am out of the broom closet online and I'm not going back in. Not to mention my parents don't know Zach is gay and of course, neither do my aunts and uncles. My sisters and my nieces and nephews, my children and grandchildren know but not my parents. And I don't intend to change that. My dad isn't known for his tolerance about the subject and my mother hasn't accepted that he has Tourette's and OCD so I really don't think she'll be able to handle having a gay grandson.
So I've decided not to friend her. She wouldn't like the stuff I post there anyway as I'm not shy about how I feel about the fundies and tea party people. Not to mention all the Pagan stuff I post there. This is also the aunt who decided I needed a lecture on not visiting my parents more often so I'm not feeling particularly generous. I love her, but I'm not going to change who I am or how I do things. And I'm not going to set myself up for lectures or "prayers" either. I'm not going to advertise to people who won't understand it but I'm also not going to hide in the closet either.
I've been cleaning and organizing today and it's amazing how much more spiritual I feel when my house is clean. Well, okay, cleaned up. I haven't managed to achieve clean yet. I'll try to get some pictures of my Yule altar and my kitchen altar tomorrow. It's supposed to be sunny and above zero so I can open up the curtains and let some sunshine in. Good thing I thrive in the dark of the year or I'd suffer from SAD during the winter months.
Actually I've been experiencing fewer depression symptoms of late. I really must thrive in the dark.
I haven't decided on a new necklace yet so I'm going to knit myself a charm bag so I can wear my crystals when I need to. I think that's what I want to wear now. Maybe after the first of the year I'll decide if I want a pentacle or something else.
Off to finish up supper and curl up in bed to knit and watch some history documentaries. I love this time of night.