Writing

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I’ve been a writer for most of my life. This space houses my blog which centers mostly on the subjects of healing, developing a spiritual connection to the earth, ancestral connections and magic. I’m also writing a creative non-fiction memoir about my time living in the anarchist squatting communities of Europe and England in the year 2000. You can find new chapters and support that work on my Patreon account.

On Sourdough, Attachment Theory and Existential Dread

How are you? A friend texted this morning.  Can’t shake the low lying existential dread in the back of my mind, but able to make GF sourdough crepes despite it. I reply I’d made the batter up the night before, so the batter could bubble, expand and take on that...

The Earth as a Living Being

I've been thinking a lot lately on my relationship to the Earth. By now we've all heard the concept to treating the Earth as a living being. James Lovelock put forth his Gaia Theory in the 1970s, Bolivia has enacted the Law of the Rights of Mother Earth in 2010, and...

Shadow work: Undoing White Privilege

When I was in my 20s I worked in a collectively-owned grocery store in San Francisco. During the time I worked there, one of my jobs was to train a new hire, and older African American woman, who was a single mom to 5 kids. I will admit, I felt a bit foolish,...

Why I Use the Word Witch

This has been a sticky and difficult thing for me to be public about, but it finally feels like time to have the discussion. I am a witch. I was trained by witches. I was in an initiation process for 6 years, guided by witches. All my family knows I'm a witch, yet I...

5 Myths About Living a Magical Life

When I first took a vow to live my life as a magical act I felt so excited and giddy about the ways my life was going to change.  I was walking on cloud nine for weeks.  If you read my last post you'll know that it did change in many amazing ways, some more amazing...

Want to make a difference? Three ways to start right now.

We all want to make a difference, feel like we are here on earth for a reason.  Truth is most of us feel totally unimportant when it comes to actually changing  the world.  We often think of grand external gestures that make the most difference to the world, but there...