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…

Seeking the Edges

When I was a little girl, I loved winter. My earliest childhood years were spent in Anchorage, Alaska, and I have childhood memories of snow forts, sledding, my neighbor’s pet reindeer, sled dogs, and more. I think that very early connection to a true winter wonderland is where my devotion to this season comes from….

The Work of Manifestation

Manifestation…Pagan practitioners, of all varieties, absolutely love this word. What’s more, is how they often throw it out as a be-all solution. Need more money? Manifest it! Want to find love? Manifest it? When a problem comes, manifest it! It sounds so logical on the surface. Especially in a community who usually (rightly) refers to…

Cast your vote in the Witchies!

The Witchcraft and Occult Media Awards – the Witchies – are the industry awards in my field. They’re driven by nominations in various categories, including blogs. And, for perspective, I did not make the final list the year Blackfeather Mystery School: The Magpie Training came out. I’m incredibly grateful to be nominated in TWO categories:…

Stereotypes, Paganism, and Consequences

This essay was originally offered to the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Frederick on Sunday, December 17th. Every religion, including having no religion, has challenges that come with it. The intricacies of practice, whether or not your religious holidays require you to use vacation time to honor them, how available supplies specific to your path are,…

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…

Order Gift Certificates by December 15th for delivery by December 24th

Just a reminder as you contemplate your holiday gifting: professionally printed Gift Certificates are available for services at Glasse Witch Cottage. I offer Tarot readings, Pastoral Counseling, Spiritual Co-creation, and more through videoconferencing platforms like Zoom. Gift your loved one a session that best fits their needs. $40 Gift Certificates cover all half hour services,…