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Connunctio and Con Drop

“Connunctio Nigredo” When our teacher Lorie Dechar put those words on the board, I turned to the person next to me and said “Now I know we’re at Hogwarts.” They sounded like spells to me. And then I learned what the words mean. “Connunctio” in alchemical terms is sometimes called “divine marriage.” It’s the union…

Self-care and activism

It may not solve everything but right now, but this meditation I learned from my yoga teacher helps me. I have been unable to go to the vigils for the hate crime that happened in Orlando at Pulse club. I can’t look at photos of the Stanford rapist anymore because they trigger me.  Remember to take…

The Radical Inclusion Tree altar

I was invited to create an altar for the 13th Pagan Festival hosted by The Pagan Alliance in Berkeley, California on May 7th. I chose the East direction. As you may have seen in my previous posts, I invoke the Chinese five elements when I cast a circle. I was interested in creating an altar…

Winter and the Water element

I call on the North , the Water element, the Zhi – our Will to live, our ambition & courage. Water shows us how our life will unfold. It is Wisdom – the knowing of our bones. It is the time of greatest darkness turning into golden light. Welcome Water. This is how I might invoke the…

Prayer for Sofia

I feel like I should write an informative post about Winter and the Water element, like I’ve done for the other seasons (there are five seasons according to Traditional Chinese Medicine). But I’m still clawing myself up out of the grief of losing my precious, beloved dog to cancer. There are a few more weeks til…

This weekend at #PantheaCon: Cartomancers Show and Tell, Crossroads of Memory, Spirit Babies, and the Kuan Yin Oracle

These are the presentations I’ll be involved with at Pantheacon this coming weekend. On Saturday February 13th at 7pm in the Circle of Cerridwen Suite Room 966: Cartomancers Show and Tell, hosted by Calyxa Omphalos and myself. Calyxa is the author of the Elemental Hexagons Divination Cards and WOGD Flashing Flash card decks. She also…