From the embroidered linen the woman emerged in full color. She was ethereal, unbound, and almost glowing with light. Her hair was dark brown with the front gathered into little burlap-like ribbons, and her dress was a gorgeous shade of blue. She was very simple in appearance, humble even, and smiled at me.
Many of us feel helpless as we face these complex problems. Natural disasters are frightening because they exist beyond our control. But an animist, neo pagan mindset can help make sense of these events.
In the past, I’ve written about connecting with deities and have made a few videos of general tips about how to find a connection with a deity. But I keep getting questions along the same theme, and these questions come from people who are new… Read More
These twelve goddesses are wonderful options for beginner pagans and baby witches to honor for Ostara. Each unique in their own way, I hope they’ll offer inspiration and direction for you as you craft your rituals.
A divine life-force energy permeates the natural world. In some cultures this is called chi, others prana or awen; in ancient Japan, that energy was given definition with kami. The indigenous faith of Japan, Shinto, is not unlike other shamanic traditions found among human cultures.… Read More
My plans for pilgrimage have crumbled. I’ve booked a trip to somewhere other than I had planned – again. In six weeks, I’ll be boarding a plane bound for the United Kingdom. I’ve never been to Europe nor the British Isles, and the opportunity to… Read More
She carries her pain like flowers. There are few women whose grief can hold back the flood; fearsome to behold, all wait in bated breath for her to shed the first tear. None loved him more than she. She doesn’t cry at the funeral, nor… Read More