Life With Goats~Day 1

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Jenya writes on Goat Stewardship~ Day 1 [Read more...]

A Tiny Winter Meditation


How can we stay present in *this very moment*? Wait, that one’s gone. *This one*. Oh, that one’s gone too…@patheospagan @dirtheartwitch @jenyatbeachy [Read more...]

Localize Your Spirit

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How do we enter a New Place? Jenya shares some questions to ask yourself about your Home, New or Old. [Read more...]

Merry New Fire!

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@patheospagan @dirtheartwitch @jenyatbeachy Jenya writes on an old or possibly new or really it doesn’t matter New Calendar tradition… [Read more...]

Kindness and Care ~ Yule Traditions

Yule Tree 2014

How to celebrate Yule from the Heart: This time of year, we tend to look at our fellow humans with a changed perspective. I believe that somewhere deep within us we remember how it was to be uncertain of our survival through the winter. In the ancient village, when each person was necessary to the whole, it was important that all were cared for. [Read more...]

Slow Thinking, Slower Words on #Ferguson #MikeBrown #EricGarner


@patheospagan @jenyatbeachy @dirtheartwitch ~ Breaking silence with Slow Thinking, Slower Words on #Ferguson #MikeBrown #EricGarner [Read more...]

Thanksgiving and Taking


I am fond of the idea of the gift economy. Not the BUYGIFTS! economy, but the give-gifts economy. It’s the offering of a thing or a service with no expectation. There’s no real record-keeping and sometimes its hard to tell who is on what side of the transaction. @patheospagan @jenyatbeachy @dirtheartwitch [Read more...]

Permaculture and Pumpkins

For a System to be sustainable, energy must be exchanged.  We traded knowledge for pumpkins!

And of course, the concepts of permaculture are applicable, not only to land-use, but to all sorts of systems. What is the natural flow in your community? In your family? Your body? Where is the power stored and how does it move? What are the nutrients and are there enough? Is the system sustainable at this level of output? [Read more...]

The Homestead in Transition

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Big changes at the Homestead ~ Jenya writes on a new adventure! [Read more...]

The Magickal Healing Power of Making Chicken Stock


@patheospagan @dirtheartwitch The Urban Pagan Homestead, Jenya writes on getting back from the Bad World to the Good. Also chicken stock. [Read more...]