i’m available. (a teacher’s writing, and my own rendition)

a few years ago i came upon a piece of writing titled ‘I’m Available’, by Camelia Elias. i loved it. so much. …and so began my infatuation with Camelia’s work (+ her zen wisdom, and really everything she does.) i’m not one to attach myself to teachers – QUITE the opposite. so the fact that i’m still devoted says a whole fucking lot. anyway, the … Continue reading i’m available. (a teacher’s writing, and my own rendition)

making space for magic and ancestor work (a question for the cards)

hi friends, i’m still really feeling the juiciness of the season. …we’ve gotten some nice rains now, the foliage on the deciduous trees where i live has turned orange and red, the earth is damp and rich-smelling, and the little green blades of grass are returning to the hills. plus, now that the time-change thing has happened, it’s so so dark! winter is really coming. … Continue reading making space for magic and ancestor work (a question for the cards)

autumn, Samhain and chills all over

hi friends, this past Thursday was Lunar Samhain. (which, i just learned, is a fancy name for the new moon that happens during the Samhain season.) knowing that it was a new moon, i had planned to unplug and have a mellow evening to myself, without electronics or internet. to unwind and check in with myself, reflect on things, and so on. (i really like … Continue reading autumn, Samhain and chills all over