The Wisdom of the Forest God – A Pilgrimage into the Woods

The woods have always been a magical place for me, and my recent pilgrimage to the woods was an amazing experience. But I cannot stay in the woods – there is too much work to be done out here. [Read more…]

Mercury Retrograde: Magic Tips the Scales

Mercury goes retrograde tomorrow morning will remain retrograde until January 8. It doesn’t mean gremlins invade your computer and rewrite your e-mails, but it does mean communication will be more difficult than usual. My experiences with Mercury retrograde illustrate how magic doesn’t control anything but it influences everything. [Read more…]

Bears In My House

I dreamed there were bears in my house. They weren’t hurting anything, but I still wanted them out, because they were bears and bears can rip things to shreds if they decide that’s what they want to do. How can I relax if there are bears in my house? [Read more…]

Lessons From a Broken Flower

Something that could have been beautiful tried to rise too far too fast without the support it needed, and now it is no more. [Read more…]

I Do Believe In Mercury Retrograde! I Do, I Do, I Do!

There’s nothing like first-hand experience to change your beliefs – all of a sudden I’m a firm believer in Mercury Retrograde. [Read more…]

The Return of the Dark

As we approach the Autumn Equinox and as we get ready to celebrate Mabon or whatever your tradition calls this point on the Wheel of the Year, take a few minutes to appreciate passing from the Light Half to the Dark Half. [Read more…]

The Magic of Wild Places

My Paganism, my Druidry, and even my polytheism have roots in the wild. There is magic in wild places. [Read more…]

Intuitive Animism

Animism provides a framework for an inspirited and enchanted world, a world where everything you see and sense is not a thing, but a person worthy of your respect and capable of entering into a reciprocal relationship with you – if that person so chooses. [Read more…]