When I went to see my spiritual counselor at the beginning of this year, she told me that on my birthday I will be entering a year of endings.* This is a good time to get rid of things, habits, and relationships which no longer benefit me. It's not really a great time to start … Continue reading Witchy Wednesday: My Year of Endings
This post is inspired by the wonderful Hestia's Servant and a post she made some time ago about a lack of elders and teachers in the Pagan community. I've been thinking a lot lately about the people I have learned from and those I've been seeking out for assistance, and I'm here today to echo … Continue reading Witchy Wednesday: Finding Mentors (in strange places)
Some of you may have noticed that I mention my "spiritual counselor" or "spiritual advisor" on occasion, but I don't think I've ever explained what that means, who she is, or what she does for me. Or, if I have, it's been lost in the annals and purges. I officially met Jacqueline Valdez when I … Continue reading Witchy Wednesday: Spiritual Counseling
Excuse me for a moment while I rant. Whenever someone finds out I have depression, suddenly it's like they become a medical expert. "You should try meditation!" "You just need more sunshine!" "You'll feel better if you stop eating so much sugar!" And first of all, fuck you, I will not eat less sugar. Sugar … Continue reading Yes, I do yoga. No, it doesn’t particularly help.