Reading Time: 3 minutes OnlySky · International School For Temple Arts Sacred Sexual Community, Or Cult? | Becky Garrison Per the International School for Temple Arts (ISTA)’s website: “ISTA is part of a global transformational movement where human consciousness is being opened to its source as love and harmoniously integrating with other sentient kingdoms and dimensions.” This movement functions […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes OnlySky · Enhance your sex life with a sexual guide | Becky Garrison A sexual guide can be a valuable companion in helping you connect to your sexuality. While you can make these sexual connections on your own, sometimes the activation of sexual energy and the opening of the heart, pineal gland, and other subtle […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute In August, the ELCA Chuchwide Assembly revised their social statement, Human Sexuality: Gift and Trust. The social statement was first adopted by the ELCA in 2009. It allowed Lutherans to hold differing views about same-sex relationships, as well as permitted bishops to ordain LGBT clergy members. At this year’s assembly, the group authorized a narrow […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes I moved to the Pacific Northwest in large part because of a spiritual connection with the land around me that I first experienced when traversing through the hills of Ireland. Little did I know that I was beginning my exploration of what life partners and collaborators Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens call “ecosexuality.” For those […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes OnlySky · Celebrating the sex-positive power of the pussy with Eleanor O’Brien | Becky Garrison While the current “talk” about female sexuality may come off as sounding “sex-positive,” corporate media remains stuck in the era of Mad Men. Taboo topics remain taboo with sites such as OnlySky getting demonetized by their ad server for penning […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes Hi and welcome back! I promised you a palate cleanser yesterday, and here it is! See, Pew Research recently released the results of a survey they conducted about casual sex. In it, they asked people in various religious groups (including Nones and atheists) what they thought about sex. The results give us quite a lot of […]
Reading Time: 12 minutes Today, we look at Christian Accountabilibuddies, which are totally a real thing that many Christians do.
Reading Time: 10 minutes It didn’t take me long at all to realize that I had been stone-cold wrong about almost everything I’d learned from my religious leaders about love. Today, let me show you five things my old religion got completely wrong about love.
Reading Time: 11 minutes I scared up a copy, got reading, and then went through a second time and made notes. Copious, copious, notes. (Looking back over the notes, I can see I was getting progressively more and more frustrated with the thing – my notes started getting more and more editorial and profane as I went.) I ended up with notes that are almost as long as the book itself. More even than what The Love Dare represents in and of itself, though, it doesn’t actually say anything really new at all regarding relationships or how people should conduct themselves with their romantic prospects and partners.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This week I’m going to be writing about love. It seems like a good time for it. Let’s kick off with these poems attributed to the Greek poet Sappho. She’s one of the poets I love most. Her work has always spoken so loudly to me. I discovered Sappho in college. Immediately, I fell madly […]