Yes, it’s time once again for my “Better Know an Entity” series, mostly because we got to the letter M and I can’t think of anything else. So, without further ado, let’s get to know one of the entities in my practice, a pop-culture character whom I will be referring to simply as “the Mechanic” in order to foil the pop-culture haters (tbh though, it’s pretty obvious who it is).
I been feelin’ I had to teach lessons to slow learners
Go head act up, get smacked in the head with the burner
I dont fight fair, I’m dirty-dirty
– 50 Cent, “If I Can’t”
This is a post about lessons. It may read more like a story than my usual blog posts, but I hope this departure in tone isn’t too jarring.
That said, let’s start.
I screwed my knee up pretty bad seven weeks ago. I don’t have health insurance, so I haven’t gotten an MRI for it or anything, but it looks like when I fell, popping my knee out, and hit the ground, popping it back in, I tore my MCL and possibly the meniscus.
Suffice it to say, I won’t be doing a lot of kneeling for a while. Nor my usual devotional morning workout. Not that I do a lot of kneeling to begin with, anyway; my altar setup isn’t in such a place as would warrant kneeling, and most if not all of the entities I honor/worship wouldn’t be too keen on it even if I had the room.
This one’s late again, sorry. Been a weird few days.
I struggled with this post as well, because it sounds a lot like whining. I mean, I knew what I was getting into with pop-culture stuff. I knew it was weird and strange and unusual and looks, to quote Pierce Hawthorne, “crazytown bananapants”. And I posted about it anyway, it got onto a blog mocking it, and it’s sticking in my head. Read More…
(This is late, because apparently, I cannot keep a schedule.)
I struggled with this week’s theme. I couldn’t quite pick a topic for the letter “I”. Influences? Irritations? Irascibility?
It was by the subtle guidance of the Assassin over the past week that I finally settled on “Identity”. Read More…