About Lorien Loveshade

Im Lorien Loveshade and I dont use punctuation much by choice.. I was born March 13 1988. Im a college graduate and started in Sept. 2012 as a first grade teacher! I started teaching second grade in Sept. 2014. I'm teaching second grade again in 2016-2017. Im also a Wiccan High Priestess and a nudist. If you want to know more check out my website!

I am a Witch so do I Sacrifice Animals like Azealia Banks?

Azealia Banks by Manfred Werner (public domain from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Life_Ball_2013_-_opening_show_034_Azealia_Banks_(cropped).jpg)

Azealia Banks by Manfred Werner (public domain)

Rapper and actress Azealia Banks is in the news right now because she said she’s a witch and apparently sacrifices chickens. She also apparently called the people of Brazil “third world freaks.”

I am a witch. Do I sacrifice animals and call people freaks?

No I do not.

I am a witch, although I prefer to be called a Wiccan; I am the High Priestess of a Wiccan coven. I have never sacrificed a living animal and no one in my group has every sacrificed a living animal. I do not believe in animal sacrifices. And I do not hate anything and that includes people in Brazil.

You can call most Wiccans witches, but some of them don’t call themselves that. That’s because many people have confused ideas about witches. And not everybody who is a witch is Wiccan. A witch can be anyone who practices magick arts. And some Wiccans don’t even practice magick! Some witches aren’t even Pagan, and there are even Christian witches.

If you want to learn more about Wicca, check my Wicca page.

http://lorien.loveshade.org/wicca/

Miley Spears, who is a vegetarian animal rights activist who is opposed to killing animals for food or hunting or sacrifice, helped with this blog entry.

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Breastfeeding Two Girls is Beautiful

Chelsea Craig, the mother in the images, is shown breastfeeding her two daughters, Addy and Emilynn, in photos taken by professional maternity photographer Mae Burke.

Photos of a mother breastfeeding her two daughters is going viral. The photos taken by Mae Burke show Chelsea Craig breastfeeding her little girls Addy and Emilynn.

Some people are upset because you can see her breasts, including her nipples in some shots, and some people are upset because one of her daughters is no longer a toddler. Well guess what? Breasts don’t have an expiration date. There’s no warning saying when you’re supposed to stop using them. And whoever decided women’s chests are sexy and men’s aren’t was probably a heterosexual man. Let’s get over ageism and sexism and let life be beautiful.

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Is Same Sex Marriage Legal in Alabama?

Photo by Kurt Löwenstein Educational Center International Team from Germany. This file is licenced under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic licence.

“Days after a federal judge in Alabama ruled in favor of a same-sex couple who want their marriage recognized, the chief justice of the state’s Supreme Court has sent a letter telling the governor that federal courts don’t have jurisdiction over what constitutes a marriage in Alabama.”

Judges can’t seen to agree. While there’s a debate in Alabama the U.S. Supreme Court is considering a major case that could change everything one way or the other.

But it’s still a major development that Alabama which is as Bible Belt as you can get has allowed same-sex marriage.

Things are changing fast! I would tell the court “Don’t make laws against love!”

The quote is from Alabama Chief Justice: Federal Courts Don’t Hold Sway On Marriage

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Teach Kids Not Stereotypes

I’m a first grade teacher. Some of my students who are only six years old already believe stereotypes about boys and girls. But at least they are in a coed classroom where they can learn differently.

But some people still want to push “separate but equal” classrooms where boys and girls are kept apart. It doesn’t work!

“For example, teachers are instructed that girls should not have time limits on tests because, unlike boys, girls’ brains cannot function well under these conditions; and that boys who like to read, do not enjoy contact sports and do not have a lot of close male friends should be firmly disciplined, required to spend time with ‘normal males’ and made to play sports.”

Learn more at https://www.aclu.org/womens-rights/teach-kids-not-stereotypes

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Homosexuality is Disgusting?

Girl kissing girl. If you’re not politically conditioned, does this make you disgusted and afraid?

Of course I don’t believe that. I love seeing two guys kissing. And I’ve kissed girls. And I suppose girl on girl videos are popular because people hate them?

But Bryan Fischer says God can’t handle it! He says it makes God recoil. “Recoil” means you back away suddenly in fear or shock. I guess he believes God is afraid of homosexuals. Poor fearful God. Does he really believe God is that weak?

He also says when we think about homosexuality we have exactly the same reaction. We recoil too. He says if you aren’t politically conditioned to accept it, you think it’s not normal and it’s disgusting.

So according to him, everybody starts out feeling homosexuality is disgusting. But if that’s true, then how did it start at all?

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Read an article and watch the clip of Bryan Fischer talking at  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/22/bryan-fischer-homosexuality-_n_5700605.html?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592

Photo is by Giorgio Montersino. It’s under a Creative Commons 2.0 license.

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Why are Children Overweight? 95210

Why are American children overweight? Because they eat too much junk food and don’t exercise enough. Duh.

The obesity rate in children is four times what it was a few decades ago. Why?

I teach first grade and almost all my kids ride in a bus or a car to school. When I was a kid more of us rode bikes or walked to school in groups. I hear about all the TV shows they watch and video games they play which is too much. If you’re watching TV you aren’t exercising.

And more people eat more meals at fast food places that are high in fat, sugar, and salt and low in nutrients. And kids and adults eat too much food.

For kids, remember 95210 for each day:

9 hours of sleep

5 servings of fruit and vegetables

2 hours maximum of TV, video games and computer

1 hours of physical activity

0 drinks with added sugar

https://www.95210.org/

http://www.wholechildleon.org/95210/95210-The-Whole-Picture-of-Health

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There’s nothing indecent about feeding a hungry baby

Cover girl Olivia Wilde said, “There’s nothing indecent about feeding a hungry baby.” And there isn’t.  She told Glamour, “Breastfeeding is the most natural thing,” and “I don’t know, now it feels like Otis should always be on my breast.”

This is World Breastfeeding Week. The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action and WHO and UNICEF are supporting it in 175 countries.

But America wants women to hide what’s totally natural. Some places insist mothers feed their babies in the restroom. Would you want them forcing you to eat there?

Support breast feeding and stop forcing babies to feed on the toilet!

https://www.yahoo.com/health/olivia-wildes-breastfeeding-photo-causes-a-stir-93893024387.html

http://worldbreastfeedingweek.org/

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Welcome My New Niece Kimberly!

I’m so happy I have another niece! Her name is Kimberly and she weighs 7 lbs. 15 oz. and is 20 1/2 inches long.

She is the second niece I had on New Year’s Day. How can that be? Staci was born on January 1 2008 which is the American new year. And Kimberly was born January 31 2014 which is the Chinese new year. They’re both the daughters of my half brother Benny and half sister Brandy. I know that sounds weird but they aren’t related to each other. Benny is my Mommy’s son and Brandy is my Daddy’s daughter.

I thought they could give her a horse name because this is the year of the horse but they already decided. I feel if I have a baby I’ll wait until I see him or her before I decide on a name.

Anyway Kimberly and Brandy are doing great. Staci’s already trying to help she’s 6 years old now. Everybody grows up so fast! I can’t wait to see Kimberly I hope I don’t have to wait til spring break!

Lorien’s Hot Vacation Diary

I just updated my diary! I added my June vacation going to Texas with Mindy and Austra. I also posted some classics like getting my first boyfriend at age 13, a slumber party Becky and I had for our 14th birthdays, my first job babysitting, my Wicca covens, a nudist Halloween party, and more. Check it out!

WARNING: Sometimes my diary gets explicit. 😉

http://lorien.loveshade.org/diary_public/

 

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Congraduations Mindy and Austra!

Mindy just graduated from college with a Music Major and a Chemistry Minor. She’s not as good as me in English because she doesn’t know how to get any letter other than A’s! lol

Austra just graduated from high school and she was almost salutatorian! Really she should have been valedictorian but I won’t go into that. But she did great and she’s going to a great college!

You might know Mindy by her Discordian name of Fairy Princess Yoshikyoko. Austra uses the Discordian name of Sister Lorraine of Fairy Tree.  They both contributed to Ek-sen-trik-kuh Discordia: The Tales of Shamlicht.

Congratulations graduates!

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