Cultivating Sacred Joy

One of the many words used to describe Pagan religious practice is “celebratory.” We are a religion that seeks and honors joy, beauty, and pleasure. Rather than approaching our time in this world as a passage through a realm of shadow, we approach it as a learning experience. We go through the same life challenges…

Managing the Miasma

Sometimes I still do dumb things with magic.  I have many skills within the world of metaphysics at this point, but there’s one in particular that I’ve honed to a blade-sharp edge: divination. Part of why I’m able to make a decent living as a Tarot reader is simple: my predictions are usually accurate. When…

6 Tools for Less Drama

One of the interesting aspects of working as a minister and witch full time is the view: I see clients and interact in community enough to see patterns unfold. And, as if a December with a Mercury Retrograde smack in the middle of it wasn’t enough of a challenge, there’s a pattern unfolding right now…

The Practice of Hope

This sermon was offered to the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Frederick on Sunday, October 22nd, 2023 I am a late addition to the pulpit today. This service was originally going to be offered by a member of our community who is experiencing health problems and had to cancel. One of the funny things that happens…

Friday Workshop: Embodied Witchcraft

Join me for the next workshop in my monthly series: Embodied Witchcraft! This workshop is being offered on Zoom Friday, April 21st, from 7 – 9 PM Eastern. Paganism and Witchcraft offer a unique spiritual form: a world-affirming spirituality that includes our bodies. When we truly approach our magical practice as a whole being, the…