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How to Get Started with a Gratitude Journal.
Finding happiness in the big and small of every day life. We all desire more happiness in our lives. Right? what if I told you there is happiness and goodness right in front of you? Would you believe me? Sometimes we look for happiness outside ourselves. It might seem like our partner makes us happy... Continue Reading →
Winter is Not Coming, But Coming to a Close.
A short story on Imbolc or Brigid’s Day The rain continues outside. It has been continuous all day with no clearing in sight. Perhaps it will be an early spring. Good thing she collected the reeds from the marsh several days ago when the skies had been bluer. They will be formed into crosses later... Continue Reading →
Not a New Year’s Resolution but a New Year’s Ritual.
For a fresh start try this. We all can use a fresh start. Especially after this past year which for many proved to be emotionally exhausting, wearing a bit on our psyche as well as our nerves. As the calendar page turns into a new day, this time it also marks a new month and... Continue Reading →
Here is How I Celebrated Samhain, and How It Went.
5 Simple Autumn Rituals and Traditions My altar is dressed with colors of the season. Ornaments of gourds, garlands of leaves, and votive candles decorate what is on most days, an ordinary antique table sitting in the middle of my living room. I am ready for Halloween, traditionally known as Samhain (Sow-in). The roots of... Continue Reading →
Another Mercury Retrograde Has Begun
But there is no need to panic The world may feel like it has turned upside down these days, from our social crisis to climate change, to fake news, and an upcoming election on top of it all. Sometimes it all feels backward. The only thing worse? Another Mercury retrograde has begun. This happens to... Continue Reading →
Do You Believe In Ghosts?
Five types of spirits which may haunt places you go. Recently, a local publication assigned me to write a story on a historic hotel, built in 1889. But the focus of my story was not on the architecture or genealogy of the building. No, my angle honed in on the permanent residents of the hotel.... Continue Reading →
5 Ways to Celebrate the Autumn Equinox This Year
And bring some balance into your world A tinge of red and orange dot the hillside banked with a mix of deciduous and evergreen trees. A few big maple leaves have already begun to litter the walkways as the days grow shorter and the evenings become crisper. The wheel of the year has come full... Continue Reading →