Regret Celebrating Lion’s Gate or Not? : A Reality Check

I wasn’t inspired enough to post this until the end of this “magical” 8/8 day. My understanding of what the day was or is supposed to be is complicated by the reality of a collective undergoing serious structural changes. I am not writing this to bash die-hard or newly converted New Age enthusiasm, but I am going to touch a little on confusion around cultural appropriation of “ancient” holidays. This article is really aimed at those who feel like they’re supposed to be celebrating Lion’s Gate or know exactly what it means and are too embarrassed to admit they might not really have a clue or are getting mixed messages about it. …