The Path to Healing: The Resistance

I feel my chest tighten like someone, an oppressor, sits upon my ribs. I can barely breathe. I’m struggling to keep my head straight. My heart flutters. This is the beginning of a low grade panic attack. What am I doing in this moment? Well, I’m plotting out my healing journey. I’m tapping into my…

Winter Solstice / Yule Dinner Plans (Recipe for Sun King Soup included)

I am planning my delicious Winter Solstice Yule dinner! What are you planning to make? This year, I wanted to reflect on some traditional dishes, but also do some warm cozy meals of my own. I’ve decided to have: Appetizer Sun King Soup Crusty rosemary bread Main Course Chicken cordon bleu Seasonal butter sauteed greens…

Journey: 11/27/16

This journey started with a light body exercise as per the order of Bards, Ovates, and Druids after doing a brief Druids egg practice. Then I found myself landing in the crystaline egg on the flat field in my grove.  I spotted Fox amoung many other animals. I asked to speak with him. I found…

Fairy Journey: 11/23/2016

I found myself standing in my Sacred Grove, only it was covered in a heavy blanket of snow. I was cold. But, I remembered that here in this place, I had power. I breathed warm breath over the land causing the snow to begin melting. But, it was not quick enough. Flames sprang from my…

Indigo Soul Reflections

I’m an indigo-soul. I’m trying to transform the world one person at a time. So few people see themselves as worth anything. Even fewer people see *everyone* as worth something. It shouldn’t have to take a tragedy to make people love each other. It shouldn’t have to take a tragedy to make people care. But…

Shamanic Journey: Fire

This is the original journey where I began working with my Komodo Dragon who I recently learned is named Galen. 🙂 I started in darkness with no expectations, having set my intent as energy gathering. Suddenly, I’m not sure how long in, I was hurled up in a tornado whirlwind and sent flying into the…

11/18/16 Shamanic Journey

It has admittedly been awhile since I’ve been able to do some shamanic Journey work. This evening I sat down to do a quick 10-minute one to affirm to my predominant power guide, my Komodo dragon Galen, and my goddess Brigid that I am still doing the work. Komodo was surprisingly compassionate and forgiving even…

Shadow: Poem & Journal

Shadow Once small, this gray shadow grows larger, exponentially rising, becoming overbearing, darkens to the dullest black – flat, yet overwhelming like a suffocating vine sprouting from a drained ground, coiled to choke the life from lungs as I rasp against the onslaught of dread and doom. The days of the shadow self existing light…

Fox Sighting

Last night as I was driving, a fox ran across the road in front of me. I slowed and smiled, watching the little creature, red and gold, zip into the woods beside me. “Hello, fox friend!” I called and dragged my attention back to the road. Suddenly in the deep dark of the evening, another,…

Reflecting back on Samhain ’16

This Samhain marked the beginning of my partner and I reintegrating into a sabbat practice. It was glorious. Not only did I initiate into the Bardic Grade of the Order of Bards, Ovates, and Druids, but we also performed the “solo” version of the Order’s Samhain ritual together, splitting up roles, reading together, and modifying…