Tag: soul

  • fiber craft for grounding

    fiber craft for grounding

    This past year, my relationship with crochet grew tenuous. What used to be my saving grace left me feeling disconnected. I found solace in other fiber arts as well as journaling, but crochet was my first. It was special. I missed it, but the inspiration was…gone. In 2019 when I was on bedrest with my […]

  • childhood full of existential dread, or something

    childhood full of existential dread, or something

    CW: alcoholism, death, suicidal thoughts Edit: just want to add this addendum that I am feeling ok in my life now, and am quite happy at times. The state of the world and society is easy to drown in, but I am doing my best to educate myself and teach my kids. I just wanted […]

  • daily practices: write in your journal

    daily practices: write in your journal

    The third phase of reigniting my journal practice was moving past the collage pages and showing up to write. Let me tell you, my brain has fought every step of the way. But, to be honest, that’s usually how it happens when something is going to be beneficial for me. I am only in the […]

  • word witchery

    word witchery

    Word witchery means that our altars, our spells and our devotion is built with language. We dance among pages, painting scenes and calling forth incantations. Energy lies behind everything: thoughts, words, actions. Much like the energy behind a written charm or a prayer, words pack a punch in witchcraft. Words allow us to weave together possibilities in liminal space. Words help us figure out who we are in relation to the universe.

  • returning to my roots: light is the new black

    returning to my roots: light is the new black

    I, like many of us, dabbled in spirituality and witchcraft from childhood through my teens and early adulthood. It was edgy, it was fun, it was different — and it scratched a very specific itch that Christianity wasn’t touching. It afforded us some semblance of control over our lives, but I’ll be honest…follow through was never my strong game.