floating around Facebook, from the United Methodist Church. It suggested a picture based on concepts for each day during Lent, 2013. So I'm giving it a go, although facebook is likely to have the quicker updates.
Of course, since I'm a Witch, some pictures may not be exactly what a Christian Church may have had in mind... :evillaugh:
So what is this Lupercalia, anyway?
Lupercalia is the *original* "Valentine's Day". In fact, St. Valentine's day, as appropriated by the Christian Church, has nothing to do with romantic love. The Greeks had three different words for love: Agape (divine love), Filios (brotherly love), and Eros (romantic love). While the Lupercalia had to do with the fierce, unbridled expression of Eros, the Feast of Saint Valentine has to do with the other two.
"One of the most revered spots in the city of Rome in ancient days was the cave at the base of the Palatine Hill called the Lupercal, with the sacred fig tree hard by, under whose shadow, as the stor
Since Sept 2010 I've been in an intensive (7-week semesters) online Masters of Science program at Boston University.
This - along with my job and my volunteer work - leaves very little time for what is known as a "life". I'll have a long semester break from late Dec. 2011 to mid-May 2012, then the final 2 7-week semesters.
What I'm currently reading to keep myself from going totally mad is at my Shelfari page, at http://www.shelfari.com/steward.