Threshold Magick for Troubled Times

When the world gets scary, the comfort of home becomes even more important. We need places where we can let our guard down – where the hypervigilance so many of us adopted during the pandemic can ease a little bit. For a lot of us, relaxing has become difficult. Devices that keep us connected to…

Samhain ~ The Spark Within The Darkness

The intersections of older spiritual practices and modern life are interesting and complex. Halloween season is a bubbling brew of history, belief, contemporary attitudes and goofy good times. Within paganism, the world of Earth-centered spirituality, October is the season of the ancestors and contains our New Year on the 31st. Our cycle ends, and then…

5 Things To Do When the World Gets Weird

If it seems like the people around you are more volatile than usual, you’re not alone.  Over the past month I’ve stood on the sidelines as multiple relationships around me caught fire in various ways.  The stress of over a year’s worth of pandemic concerns and the whiplash of relief to restriction is applying pressure…

Four Ways to Get Unstuck

Sometimes I hit a nerve.  Last week, I released a new tarot spread for getting back on track after life has really shaken up your snow globe. It can be tough to find our center, or to even know where all the pieces should go, after a period of intense change and chaos. The response…

Spring Magick: Prayers on the Wing

Here in the mid-Atlantic, the winter birdsong is giving way to spring singers. There’s a rush of excitement in the air as returning species arrive and mate-seeking and nest-building begin. Birds have been referred to as the messengers of the gods in many different cultures. This connection of our winged companions to the Divine Ones…