Joyous Summer Solstice!

We have reached the point of the year in the Northern hemisphere when the sun is at its most powerful and the night is at its shortest. The days will begin to shrink now, even as the heat kicks in. It will still be a time of great activity and outward growth for me, as... Continue Reading →

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Strong Sun New Moon

Today is a new moon, so what better time to renew my blogging practice! This month's new moon is leading into the full moon that is sometimes called the Strong Sun moon. I'm going to use this time to focus on things I want to strengthen and grow as the moon waxes full. My writing,... Continue Reading →

Why I Blog

After writing a post of almost a thousand words about why I haven't really blogged since last year, I finally hit on the epiphany I needed to write this one. The reason I do blog in the first place. Blogging is my favorite way to talk to myself. I know, that sounds weird. I interact... Continue Reading →

Book Review — “From the Stars”

Hello, everyone! What are you reading lately? I just finished From the Stars by C.S. Wilde and I'm pretty sure she's my new favorite Scifi Romance author! Check out this gorgeous cover... From the Stars is the story of an alien scientist who has taken on human form to study us. She decides she wants... Continue Reading →

Three Words

I love the tradition of picking a word for each year. A word to focus on, plan around, and maintain during mindfulness practice. 2018 is going to be big. I can already feel it, because this year, my psyche isn't happy with just one word. It wants three. Home The first word that came to... Continue Reading →

Another Chance to Set Intentions

2018 is blessed with an abundance of full moons, giving me even more opportunities to set intentions. I like linking these intentions to the lunar phases. It helps remind me of the larger world and universe out there beyond the society of humankind—a tangible world, filled with its own magic. January is a big month... Continue Reading →

Sitting at the Crossroads

They say spirits and demons can become trapped at crossroads. At least in the stories and legends. It turns out, so can writers. I have so many directions I could go at the moment that I haven't been able to set foot down any path. There's a feeling of importance hanging over me right now.... Continue Reading →

The Cold Moon

I've written in this space about full moons from time to time, reflecting on the meaning some of my ancestors attributed to each one. This year, I'm trying something different. I'm setting an intention at each new moon, starting today! The new moon today will wax into the Cold Moon on January 1 (what an... Continue Reading →

Lessons Learned

The holiday season is always busy, and I find myself getting lost in to-do lists and missing out on really enjoying the wonderful experiences around me. Every year I tell myself I'll do better the next year, but then forget how exactly I thought I might go about that. This year, I've decided to make... Continue Reading →

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