Rise. Resist. Rise. Resist. Rise. Resist.

Originally posted on Disability March:
I am joining the march because I believe all of our voices should be heard. I am marching because I stand with those that believe that kindness and equality are the warp and weft of a just world. To borrow words from the movie V for Vendetta, it is time…

Rune Readings

Starting in January, I will be doing rune readings at Journeys of Life in Shadyside – you can call 412.681.8755 or email  to schedule a reading. I will also be doing a forum discussion on runes at the store on January 13 – more details coming soon!

Home

I describe one of my favorite runes, Othala, as being all the things that come up when one thinks of their home – it is a rune embodying the gifts of the ancestors, the immovable wealth that is our land, our inheritance, our history, and our bloodlines. As I love this rune, it makes sense…

Come find me.

My magic lives at the intersection of intention, action, and reflection. My magic lives at the edge of the dark forest. Image: Growing Through Grief by Natalia Drepina

Midwestern Adventures 

My hubby and I are in our way home from Madison and Chicago – we had a lovely time seeing my family and exploring two wonderful cities. 

I Vow

“How dare I be discouraged in the work by anything so trivial as the fear of personal failure?” – Paul Williams I am a white cisgender woman. I will mess it up. I will do it wrong. I will have good intentions and they will sometimes translate into shitty actions. I will be thoughtless sometimes, selfish…

Delicious and Dangerous

My husband surprised me this week and gifted me these three lovelies: Sarah Anne Lawless writes: These books themselves are mind-altering — you must change your perception of a book to read them — and you do not come away from reading them unchanged. I consider this series essential to those who would be green…

Open Palm

The Horse by Amoret BriarRose I approach her slowly, bit of apple in my hand, hoping to coax her? Befriend her? I’m not sure either is truly possible. I know in my heart: she is a wild thing though the path near the fence is deep and worn and her warm breath fogs the air…

Listen: The Spirits are Speaking

I have never been a witch that worked with plants. I have been doing this witchy thing for almost 17 years, and I was never a witch that gardened or grew herbs. It just wasn’t my thing. But one of the fun things about being a witch is this:  over time, your practices, interests, and…

The Way to Finding Powerful Human Connection — zen habits

By Leo Babauta As I write this, I’m sitting in cloud-filled rainforest at a retreat in Ecuador, surrounded by the calls of thousands of tropical birds and creatures, dense lush greenery, and some of the most open-hearted human beings I’ve ever met. Before I came here, I had some anxiety about meeting everyone, worried what… via…