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Magic is a Hard, Gritty Thing (Part II)

Oct 6th, 2018 | By

Last month, I wrote about what everyday magic looks like and how magic demands hard work to manifest things.  This month, I offer you a more poetic exploration of the same themes: I asked for a new life. In return, I had to bury my seed so deep in the earth it kissed Hell.  It

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Magic Is a Hard, Gritty Thing (Part I)

Sep 8th, 2018 | By

With my book coming out in just a few short months, I’ve decided to write a few blog posts exploring the heart and soul of Everyday Enchantments, my writing life, and my life life: Everyday Magic. This is the term I use to explore the mysticism inherent in our daily lives, the sacred simple pleasures that heal the soul, and the radical

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A summer of Sacred Simple Pleasures

Jun 21st, 2018 | By

At the start of last summer, I’d just completed the major edits on my first book, Everyday Enchantments, and needed time to goof around and recharge after such a big accomplishment. Needless to say, I wasn’t doing much writing! This summer, however, I find myself longing for unstructured time and, frankly, more quiet time. It was

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5 Ways to Nourish the Goddess Within

May 22nd, 2018 | By

These past few weeks have been filled with a series of synchronicities that have reminded me of the importance of self-care.  The first thing that happened was that after an amazing (and incredibly busy) first week back teaching, I started the long weekend feeling under the weather.  I had every intention of doing all the things

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Sustainability as Spiritual Practice

Apr 26th, 2018 | By

This year, I’m focusing on building a more sustainable lifestyle by using, wasting, and buying less.  That said, I’ve actually been working on a more eco-friendly path over the past few years and have had a few revelations in the process. As someone who practices a nature-based spirituality, in particular, a cultivation of the divine

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Spring Clean Your Mind, Body, Soul

Mar 16th, 2018 | By

Spring is almost here. I can feel it in the way my skin itches to be kissed by the thin gold strands of sunlight or in the tightening excitement in the pit of my belly when I realize it is almost 7pm…and still light out. I might just get to have a glass of wine

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Welcoming in Eros Energy

Feb 8th, 2018 | By

I’ve experienced a swirl of synchronous happenings these past few weeks all of which were centered on the myth of Psyche and Eros. There was the Facebook post about walking through our private underworlds in order to find our way to Eros and, ultimately, the hard work it takes to cultivate happiness. Then there were the articles I

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5 Ways to Celebrate Imbolc

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By

5 Ways to Celebrate Imbolc January 31, 2018 I love winter. The season creates space for quiet and contemplation. And while many see January and February as the cold season’s doldrums after the vibrant festivities of December, I find the calm, clean energy of the first two months of the new year to be refreshing.

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