The Train as Merkava

As economy land travel goes, a coach seat on the Empire Builder is pretty comfortable, but what discomfort there is I use. Many shamanic states are reached through the conscious use of discomfort, and allowing myself to not only accept the limitations of travel but to embrace them transforms the experience entirely. [Read more…]

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The Song of the Other

Who did I think I was, playing songs to a goddess? How song is at the root of Enchantment, and how music can teach us how to re-world the earth. [Read more…]

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Returning To America : Place As Cultural Experience

This week Traci shares her thoughts on returning to America, and experiencing the culture and sense of place found in the American city of Boston. [Read more…]

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Land Spirits: When Things Go Bump

Relationship building is an integral part of our lives, and especially so for witches. Yet what happens when we must end a relationship, when we need to move on? This week Traci shares her personal experience of a difficult relational transition–involving stroppy Land Spirits! [Read more…]

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Boots Across Ireland: Liosnabroc ringfort {video}

This week Traci introduces the first video of her new monthly feature, Boots Across Ireland. In it, she takes you on a tour of Liosnabroc– the ringfort next door. [Read more…]

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What Place is This? Our spaceship among the stars

Traci explores the living organism we call home, and encourages us to think of Place as a little bit larger and a little bit more Alive than we might have before. [Read more…]

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Transitions

I find that when I first arrive in a place, it takes me days or even weeks to get back into a solid pattern of spiritual practice. Part of that comes from the practical problems of getting my bearings and settling into new patterns. The other part comes from “soul lag.” [Read more…]

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