Elisabeth P. Sikie, PhD

Shamanic Practitioner | Poet | Philosopher

Equinox 2021 – Catching the Faery Fire of Spring

If you want to play with the Faery realm it’s best to make it your business to cultivate light and also to catch those moments when the Earth’s elements are in wild play–after a storm when rain water rises to steam as the ground heats up or when the vibrant blast of winter chill punctuates…   Read More

Animal Inhabitants of the Blue Dog Temple – A Healing Reminder of our Relations

As we have had to go into deep hibernation and the necessary self-reflection that has ensued during this tumultuous period of a shifting world, we have had to be more mindful of the relations which whom we share this sacred physical and spiritual planet. I know everyone has stories of communion with their pets and…   Read More

Incandescence of the Natural World – Healing in this Time of Transmutation

I have been feeling overwhelmed — on a personal and family level, and with society at large. A lot is happening at the same time as we transition our consciousness to keep up with the evolutionary forces that govern our reality. It has been hard for me to know what is real and what is…   Read More

Seeds of New Consciousness — Letting Go

I have been tending my garden this season as it incandescently displays its spring to summer transitional dance of relationships — sun, soil, wind, insects, birds, plants and seeds all in sacred interplay at the various stages of their lifecycles. Meanwhile I am the observant and reverent witch who caretakes this parcel of Earth with…   Read More

Daily Digging Nature – Recipe for Healing in Absurd Times

My wizard husband and I are fortunate to still be working during this surreal time. However the mood in our office is off of course as people struggle with the “new (NOT!) normal.” There is something very anti-human about distancing ourselves from each other, and wearing masks everywhere and washing our hands endlessly. Ultimately these…   Read More

Springing into 2020 – Thoughts on Depression and Living

I am thrilled to be back at this time of year when the energy of the season is all about the potency of winter cycling into the transformation of spring.  This is the time in which the plants are nearly ready to burst out of their sleepy dormancy to take a chance on fulfilling the…   Read More

Daily Witchery – Dragonfly! Communing with the Faery Realm

Last Sunday I had an amazing communion with a dragonfly. I was tending my garden beds while my wizard husband tended the yard. Suddenly, a large dragonfly appeared in the air front of me. I snapped to attention because I had not observed dragonflies in my garden till now. I was immediately excited and dropped…   Read More

Daily Witchery – The Garden as a Living Holographic Community

Our garden has been a place of deep healing and learning for me after coming off several decades of Western education and spiritual training. Everything is alive and awaiting to be revealed as I learn to pay more attention to what is happening on the micro and macro levels of life doing what it does.…   Read More

Personal Witchery – Assimilating Knowledge and reflecting on the long, strange trip it’s been

After coming off a graduate program that lasted fifteen years and after decades of esoteric study and spiritual training, I have had to ask myself what am I doing now? I am at the point in my life at which I am assimilating large amounts of knowledge and integrating some intense experiences that I have…   Read More