"For me, it was when questions I had couldn't be answered. I started searching around 15 and didn't find better answers. In my mid-20s, I found a faith that at least made sense, and had human-type gods. I began there and created my own path. This…"
"A network of those also clergy may help. Regular retreats now and again to keep a healthy headspace. Treat yourself out when able on self dates. Have a hobby or three to apply yourself towards as a vent as well. Just a few simple suggestions for…"
"I usually talk to people and I ask them if they need me to put on my "Minister, clergy, or counsel" hat. Ministering is different from clergy as it requires action- like going to someone's side, advocating for them, or actively physically helping.…"
"Greetings Rev Eira. First, my condolences on your loss. We are clergy but we are also human beings. Sometimes we need to be ourselves first and clergy second. In this case, if I understand you, you are feeling the loss so much that you don't…"
"Clergy need a network to reach out to, just like everyone else. We have training and skills to help others process their grief, but that doesn't mean those skills work for ourselves. I lost a family member this year, and I have had to reach out…"
Some members here in Pagan World are clergypersons, whether ordained by their specific path- or by other legal means. As a clergyperson, I have found that I have so many jobs, it is hard to sort out everything. I perform weddings- but I have to…