The Busy Witch: Celebrating Change

The wheel of the year turns on, and as summer makes way for fall, I’m eager to begin tending my new hearth. [Read more…]

The Busy Witch: The Magic of Giving

Giving your talents, your time, your money, whatever it is that you value and want to share, is a great way to express gratitude to the universe and to keep the cycle of abundance flowing, rather than allowing it to stagnate. [Read more…]

The Busy Witch: Reviewing Jane Eyre’s Sisters by Jody Gentian Bower

I’ve always been a fan for the works of Joseph Campbell, and it should come as no surprise that I was eager for the opportunity to ready Jody Gentian Bower’s book Jane Eyre’s Sisters: How Women Live and Write the Heroine’s Story. [Read more…]

The Busy Witch: The Magic of Receiving

If I can’t accept the little blessings along the way, why would the giver expect my response to be anything different if the gift increased in size and value? [Read more…]

The Busy Witch: The Magic of Asking

There’s a courageous magic that manifests when we can give voice to our desires, and you never know what’s possible until you ask. [Read more…]

The Busy Witch: Planning a Magical Party

I’ve found that any social gathering, if approached with a magical mindset, can be a beautiful celebration of fun and abundance. [Read more…]

The Busy Witch: Compassion isn’t Sacrifice

What if we were to re-frame the idea of compassion not as an act of self-sacrifice, but as an act of self? [Read more…]

The Busy Witch: Going Vegetarian (and Why I Switched Back)

Although I occasionally regret that I cannot live a fully vegetarian life, I’ve also acknowledged that in my quest to do no harm, I have to remember not to do harm to myself. [Read more…]

The Busy Witch: Cleansing My Space and Spirit

Now that we’ve passed the spring equinox, I find myself shaking off the stupor of the winter and longing for a little renewal. Here are a few ways I cleanse my space and spirit. [Read more…]

The Busy Witch: Patheos Book Club – Gifts of the Visitation

Mary is more than a woman who took on the guise of Queen of Heaven. Like the other strong matriarchs, maidens, and crones within the pages of the Old and New Testament, Mary is relatable and human when you dig beneath the surface of the myth. [Read more…]