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Topic: WWP 43 - All Around the Maypole - Beltane Gallery  (Read 5305 times)
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« Reply #40 on: May 05, 2013 09:46:22 AM »

What amazing projects! I love all the colors.  I can't think of a better way to celebrate Beltane.
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« Reply #41 on: May 05, 2013 10:12:17 AM »

Now I've looked it up, I see that the loop at one end of the string is so that you can hang it from a little wire stand. I think you could just make a hook that would go into a stick burner and hang it from that. Or you can apparently just lay it flat on a heatproof surface and burn it like that.

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« Reply #42 on: May 05, 2013 01:59:23 PM »

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« Reply #43 on: May 05, 2013 06:38:08 PM »

Lovely gallery, wonderful stuff.
I just joined my first beltane celebration, women's rite and just overall wwp fest and it was a blast. I found out that two of my co workers are following my path and I even made one join here. But on the not so happy side, I just had one fight after the next with my boyfriend and one of them was that he believes, me being serious about paganism will be a thorn in his sight. I really don't know what to do. He says, he fears that I will find someone that has the same religion as me, interests and is like minded. I am blissfully happy with were I am. With him. He even asked me to do a spell for him to be more comfortable.
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« Reply #44 on: May 05, 2013 08:29:42 PM »

It sounds like your boyfriend is kind of insecure with himself. 

I seriously dated a Catholic who came from a Catholic family (his brother is actually a well respected Priest).  We had a good relationship and both respected eachother's spiritual beliefs.  Sometimes I would go with him to church and he did enjoy seeing my rituals too. 
We did break up- but due to non-religious regular relationship taking a dive issues. 

Have you sat  down to really talk about him?  Relationships can be great, especially when you have some separate issues- the key is trust.  If he is too insecure to trust you to enjoy your own spiritual celebrations, something about respect and trust seriously needs to be addressed.
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« Reply #45 on: May 06, 2013 03:48:09 AM »

Interfaith relationships are the norm nowadays. Maybe you two need to have some sharing time; you go to church with him and he attends your celebrations and rituals to have him and you come to a deeper understanding of each other.

Is this even about religion or is there some other insecurity he has going on? Deep conversation needed.
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« Reply #46 on: May 06, 2013 04:26:09 AM »

Maybe it is just a simple as you telling him that you are happy with him and you are not looking for someone else of any religion. I think at first my husband was a little worried that I would rather be with another pagan, but he got over it in time.

I got very lucky in that my Husband is what he calls militant agnostic, he thinks there could be something out there, but he has no desire to know or put a name to it, and he doesn't want to telling him either, lol.
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« Reply #47 on: May 06, 2013 06:24:26 AM »

Its always hard on relationships when two people have different belief systems.  Hubby and I started out as just friends for years and he knew all about my craziness (my general demeanor, not about my religion) and my beliefs before we became involved.  It has always been a non issue for him, and I try to include him in anything I am doing if he seems interested and if not, that's ok too.

Like many have said already, just let him know how happy you are with him, and that you don't need another pagan to be happy.  It doesn't seem like he is uncomfortable with you being a pagan, just that you will find more comfort with other pagans? I would defiantly do the spell for him if that will make him feel more at ease, but defiantly have a long serious discussion.  Remember to be open to him sharing his issues, and try not to judge or jump on him for them.  Something may come out that you didn't realize, and it could be the root of his insecurities. 
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« Reply #48 on: May 06, 2013 07:00:43 AM »

I agree with everyone that this is probably not so much about your Paganism, Lexy,  as it is about his insecurity, perhaps about both your relationship and his own spirituality. The traditional American Hoodoo formula for this would be Crucible of Courage. Astrologically, this would be Mars for courage. Also communication is clearly a problem here, so Mercury would be helpful too.

I'm glad you got to enjoy a Beltane celebration. I was invited to a dawn ritual this year, but it was in a park on the other side of the city, and I just couldn't face the trip back home during the morning rush hour afterwards!

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« Reply #49 on: May 06, 2013 08:59:20 AM »

Everything looks so wonderful this swap (as usual, I must say!) I miss swapping with this group so much. Money is just too tight to pay the postage. The materials are never a problem - I have a craft store in my house! Thank you all for sharing so we can all enjoy the love. Smiley
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