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“I dip my pen in the blackest ink, because I’m not afraid of falling into my inkpot.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson “Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly.” ~Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 6: Fables and Reflections I…

Iron Pentacle: The Power of Secrets, Consent and Consequences

Iron Pentacle: The Power of Secrets, Consent and Consequences

 Iron Pentacle:  The Power of Secrets, Consent and Consequences  March 21-23, 2014 Private residence near Pittsburgh, PA The Iron Pentacle is a tool of self-integration using the points of Sex, Pride, Self, Power and Passion to explore our inner shadows and the cultural shadows that we all deal with on a daily basis.  Part of our […]

You have to live it to know it, know it to own it, own it to pass it on.

I think this sums up my spiritual and mentoring philosophies quite nicely.

Long Ago and Far Away…But Not Today

I’m working on a guest blog post for my lovely partner in crime Pamela V. Jones/Boneweaver, and it is bringing up all sorts of old, bygone emotions, leading me to wonder: How can we best honor our ancestor emotions? Today, I’m going to honor my ghosts by reading my favorite Mary Oliver poem, The Journey, aloud…even though […]

Diving is Not Falling

Sometimes the leap is all that’s left. So go ahead. Leap.

The Art of Redefining the Indefinable

I enjoy Anne Hill. I don’t know that anyone else would be able to unpack a phrase as loaded as “the art of changing consciousness at will” in such a sane manner. But she has, and has also determined that magic is a way of living, on top of being a right-good paradox, and I do agree, […]

To Know

Today, I want to feel that I’m blossoming. “Knowing how you actually want to feel is the most potent form of clarity that you can have. Generating those feelings is the most powerfully creative thing you can do with your life.” ~ Danielle LaPorte, from “Session 3: The Strategy of Desire,” The Fire Starter Sessions So how […]


“Quit resisting your greater good…Dare to trust the bigger plan. Open your heart wider. Allow grace to flow through you and out into service. You were not put here to be cowed by circumstance.” ~ Cash Peters

To Light the Fire, To Tend the Well

Semele by John Duncan (1921) Imbolc is one of my favorite holidays. I have always been drawn to Brighid, and she was the first Goddess I pledged myself to in service. This holiday also marks the anniversary of my Reclaiming Initiation (January 30th marked two years), the anniversary of my decision to show myself that […]

Morning Thought

You need no permission to love and be loved. You are breathing. It is enough. ~Amoret