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...]

The Busy Witch: Snow and Stillness


When the earth warms up again, I have no doubt that I’ll once more resume my frantic pace, but for right now, I have discovered the powerful magic of stillness, and I will sit in this space as long as I am able. [Read more...]

The Busy Witch: A Healing Ritual for Chapel Hill and Beyond


Ground and center and find your stillness before you begin, and remember; small acts of love can have large effects. [Read more...]

The Busy Witch: An Imbolc Offering

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I’ve always been drawn to Brigid, and as my Imbolc celebrations continue, I wanted to share a poem that I’ve written this year as an offering to the goddess of smith-craft and poetry. May the dark season be lifting for you, and may we step with joy into the light. [Read more...]

The Busy Witch: Stepping Outside Our Boundaries


Lots of things can change when you push your boundaries, and I’m still sifting through the continued effects of this stretching. [Read more...]