April 9, 2021

What is animism in a modern context and why is it so important? Animism is a radical departure from modern culture and a way of understanding the world that creates respect and wellbeing. Read more

March 5, 2021

A simple interfaith baby blessing ritual and poem for neo-pagans, witches, and animists. Read more

February 18, 2021

The heart shape has a strange history.  Supposedly it goes back to the year 1250 in French literature. It’s an illustration of a French guy handing a woman a heart shape.  Presumably, this is the prototype for all things heart-shaped. So romantic, right? The heart made its way onto decks of cards as one of the four suits by the 15th century, cementing itself in European iconography and fortune-telling.  Eventually, I’d love to read this book on the topic, and… Read more

January 15, 2021

The Sacred Heart is a beautiful Christian prayer that I’ve adapted for use with the Sacred Flame of Imbolc. Read more

January 11, 2021

An incantation for democracy during times of upheaval and struggle. Read more

December 11, 2020

Two poetic invocations to the Yule Deer on this solstice. Based on Eastern European lore and folkart, these prayers call on the power of the sun deer. Read more

November 20, 2020

Keeping a prayer list can help you focus your magical and prayerful healing work. Often when you work with magic or prayer in an intense or mystical way people ask you to pray for them, or send them healing vibes. They say things like: “Send good vibes” “Pray for me” “Light a candle” “Send energy” In my priestwork and spiritwork I have at a number of times in my life become overwhelmed with the number of prayer requests, and so… Read more

November 12, 2020

Devotional practice is an excellent way to reconnect with the world around you. Here’s a guide to how to build your own personalized practice. Read more

October 23, 2020

Morning practices can include prayer, meditation, or spellwork. Here are six practices to use within any system to help you process challenging emotion and get your energy moving. Read more

October 9, 2020

Homeschooling Freakout is perfectly normal. I’ve been a homeschooling parent for 4 years now. I first talked about it here. Now there’s a whole bunch of new parents who have been dropped into this and you’ve probably been seriously working at it for about a month and a half.  I remember that first month. I had so many plans and ideas and expectations. Watching them go up in flames and regrouping was hard. Here’s some of the most important lessons… Read more

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