in the garden
December 9, 2020

…words

In this catch all there is encouragement for creating, exercises just for fun, and tarot spreads to assist in contacting your muse (these can also be used as writing prompts if you are not woo-woo inclined). You’ll find a little sci-fi, a love story and even a warning. Thoughts originally generated for my list, are […]

May 5, 2021

how to take a journey

* Indigenous Shamans have long taken journeys to access healing and protection for their communities. These journeys are usually performed on behalf of and in service to others. They are soul excursions to non-ordinary reality. With honor and respect for the depth of training and initiation required of indigenous Shamans, I call it simply journey, following the advice of Pixie Lighthorse, […]

March 12, 2021

orthodoxies of a rebel mind and other poems

don’t apologize for your dream the grand quiet lost just like that to a life’s worth of symptoms as your enneagram twin upends the applecart recounting the joys and pleasures of getting out of moving cars veiled in vagueness, drugged on hospitality the geographic kind of belonging betrayal by explosive thighbone a pilot prays for the doula’s discipline the world full on poets and kings estranged […]

March 4, 2021

the disseminating moon

The Moon was so beautiful that the ocean held up a mirror. – Ani DiFranco New MoonWaxing Crescent MoonFirst Quarter MoonWaxing Gibbous MoonFull MoonDisseminating (or Waning Gibbous) MoonThird (or Last) Quarter MoonBalsamic (or Waning Crescent) Moon So it turns out I am a selenophile, maybe you are too. That is, one who has an unexplainable […]

February 16, 2021

what is past is prologue

What could it look like to find uplift even inspiration in the midst of all the confusion and sorrow, not to turn away from the unknown? Unmute. The required reading is daunting: White Fragility, The New Jim Crow, Between the World and Me, How to be an Antiracist, My Grandmother’s Hands, Mindful of Race…YES to truth and reconciliation!   YES to reparations!   In a time of destruction, create something: a […]

February 11, 2021

a new moon

…in response to Patti Digh’s Writing Prompts 2021 – #13: “Write about the hardships of a fairytale wizard.”             The Magician wasn’t sure if he could take one thing more. His life was already perfection and he was so over it. I mean seriously, enough of the blue skies and the freaking blue […]

January 10, 2021

a tarot spread* for Clio

the Muse of History *The questions posed in a Tarot spread can always be used as prompts for personal exploration and free writing and do not need to be used with a Tarot deck.

September 17, 2020

a New Year spread*

*The questions posed in a Tarot spread can always be used as prompts for personal exploration and free writing and do not need to be used with a Tarot deck. Rosh HaShanah, is the collective birthday of humanity. Every year we are revisiting the day on which Gd created the first human beings, the 6th […]

September 13, 2020

a moon phases spread

Every month we experience the opportunity to dream and plant new seeds, to manifest and create, to transform and let go, and to share wisdom. – Lisa Lister This spread was created as part of a personal quest to align more closely with the natural world. I wanted to remember who I was outside what […]

April 22, 2020

what’s the invitation of the moment?

…an invitation for you Every moment is the beginning of a new journey. Right now, in the midst of this pandemic, we are all intensely aware of uncertainty in the face of the unknown. This is the experience of the Fool, the first card in the Tarot deck. The Fool is the embodiment of not knowing what […]