Witchy as Fuck (WAF). When I envision WAF, what comes to mind is: Incense. Candles. Music. Special magical clothing. Chanting. Moonlight. And honestly? Most of my life is not lived in this way at the moment. As a new mom, I am lucky if I can light the tea lights on my altar as I pass... Continue Reading →
In Old Norse, galdr originally meant "incantation". Join me for an evening of Norse magic, creating oral runic spells in community. My space can accommodate 10 people. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a space at the event. Recommended donation: $5 - $10 per person For more information, visit the Facebook event.
"When we bring mindful awareness to the simple activity of perception, we may notice that what draws our attention to things - what enables our senses to really engage and participate with them - is precisely the open and uncertain character of those things. An entity that captures my gaze is never revealed to me... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
I love Pittsburgh in Autumn. Pittsburgh glows when the leaves begin to turn and the air gains a crisp edge. I love walking through my neighborhood, smelling the faint beginnings of decay, feeling in my very bones that the Autumn Mother has arrived.
I have been thinking about presence and power a lot lately. As Reclaiming Pittsburgh is a fledgling community, my goal is to empower those that are in the community to not only show up, but to step up - into leadership, into ritual roles, into seeing and being seen. I have been listening to Amy... Continue Reading →