Imbolg 2023 – Stimulating Seeds in the New Year

I’m stuck! I was thinking this as I face an increased work load in a job I want to leave and because I am at a loss to manifest the many new avenues of creation I desire to explore. I have been fighting futility because I can’t envision what could be next for me in…   Read More

Solstice 2022 – Sailing to Mexico at Year’s End

Finally, after the years of pandemic we were able to take another cruise, something we enjoy because it gets us out and onto the sea in search of adventures. The compression of living during this especially difficult time has taken a toll on everyone as we have been forced to release old ways of releasing…   Read More

Faery Summer Garden! 2021

In the garden one can find everything–food, communion, beauty, healing, knowledge and joy. This is a share from my personal garden journal as I teach myself how to tend this space and become a better steward in the world. Hopefully, this photo essay transmits the absolute joy I feel being intimate with plants, and cultivating…   Read More

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

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