Do Soap Berries Really Work?


Recently, I was at Costco and I found a monstrous size bottle of Greenshield Organic Soap Berries. I’d heard of these little nuggets before, but never tried them, so I picked up a barrel (or so) … Jenya’s laundry day experiments [Read more...]

Magickally Delicious Chicken Foot Soup


At the Urban Pagan Homestead at Patheos Pagan, Jenya writes on Chicken Foot Soup: …”really good for this time of year for a few reasons: it’s crazy delicious, super good for you, and chicken feet look very zombie-like when they’re cooked. Happy Samhain!” [Read more...]

We’re All Monsters ~ (just a little bit of a rant*)


At the Urban Pagan Homestead @patheospagan, Jenya writes just a little bit of a rant on the humanity and monstrosity in each of us. [Read more...]

Friday Fear-mongering


Jenya writes on fear and how to manage it. [Read more...]

13 Thoughts to Ponder ~ on Autumn


A new feature from Jenya T. Beachy: “13 Thoughts to Ponder” ~ Meditations on the season of Autumn. [Read more...]

Sharing Chickens with a Bobcat

Not this one, but one like this!

Blessed be the hunter and the hunted. Blessed be human-power and cat-wisdom, our similarities and our differences. Blessed be the sacrifice. [Read more...]

Mothers of Autumn ~ A Poem

“Those of us who bring forth Life in the Season of Death
Touch the deepest of Mysteries:
Our Womb is Her Womb
The Cavern of Silence, the recurring Tomb…”
Jenya writes on becoming a mother in the imminent dark time [Read more...]

Is It Really Just About God and Goddess?


Is the love story between the Goddess and God the only story there is? Jenya writes on the Biggest Love. [Read more...]

Wheel of the Year~Autumn Equinox at the Homestead


““My Lord, I hear the sounds of the successful Hunt and I feel the rightness of Death. All things, all beings, must leave this life, and their falling is as glorious as their rising.” “Lady, you speak wisdom. Death feeds Life feeds Death, and so it shall always be. Now the days grow short, and there is still much to be done. I look forward to the time when I will rest in your arms.” Jenya writes on the beginning of the end… [Read more...]

Slaughtering Chickens

“Slaughtering chickens isn’t easy. It’s simple, but not easy.” Jenya writes on the process and poetry of hand-killed meat. [Read more...]