The pagan celebration of Beltane is today. Beltane is all about flowers, fire, sunshine, and May Poles. Originally celebrated in Ireland and Scotland to ring in the end of winter (we’re halfway through spring to summer! finally!), Beltane is my favorite pagan holiday. Like so many who live with depression, I am greatly impacted by […]Read More The Empress, and Beltane, and… well, Covid.
The American Psychological Association describes Post Traumatic Growth as an ability to make meaning out of something senseless – an ability to find positive change or a new appreciation for life. Those who experience this find a sense of personal strength and are able to focus on helping others. Richard Tedeschi, PhD and Lawrence Calhoun, […]Read More Post Traumatic Growth
Yesterday an article was floating around on social media about how we should stop wondering about when things will get back to normal because they never will. This is the new normal. After a solid moment of, “Excuse me, whoever you are, that can’t be right!”… I realized it was true. All night I thought […]Read More Anyone else stay awake all night worrying about … well … everything?
I’ve always been reading about animals and how their lives are impacted by the humans around them.✨From Born Free to Animal Liberation…From Watership Down to Animals in Translation…✨Sometimes life has led me away from helping furry creatures, but I’m always drawn back to them.✨As we consider the end of times, the apocalypse, the end of […]Read More When someone asks why I switched careers in 2019…✨
Spring Equinox: In like a fish, out like a ram. ✨Recently, I posted about the Death card in tarot and how it signifies an ending, not necessarily a death. At the time of writing I didn’t realize what kind of ending we were about to witness. My intuition said the card signified the end of […]Read More Spring During the Apocolypse
Social Distancing. Isolation. Self-Quarantine. It’s all feeling pretty scary out there these days. Coronavirus (COVID-19) has taken over our thoughts and our prayers – and hopefully our scientifically guided actions, too. Here’s how I’m feeling: My face decided it’s time to look like I’m sixteen again. I can’t stop eating EVERYTHING. I had a sob […]Read More It’s a Moon Day during the Apocalypse – time for a mental health check in.
✨Cemeteries are full of unfulfilled dreams… countless echoes of ‘could have’ and ‘should have’… Don’t choose to walk the well-worn path to regret.✨~Steve Maraboli✨Took a walk with my little family around Broad Street Cemetery today while hiding away from #cornonavirus. Stay healthy, witches.Read More Walk Through Broad Street Cemetery
Regret can cause us to become cynical, angry, anxious, depressed. A fresh start is just what is needed, but know that with newness comes inexperience: Be kind to oneself on this new path, and be patient with others.✨Stuck in the house? Need a mental break? Let me read your tarot. Email readings available so you […]Read More Regret isn’t helpful for trying to move forward
I lit a silver candle to inspire hope and good decisions, and pulled a past/present/future spread using the #literarywitchesoracle illustrated by @goodyhoran.✨A struggle with health issues in the past has encouraged bravery in the present. Now I’m nervous about what comes next, but need to remember to be my quirky self – the future is […]Read More Tuesday is for for rebels with courage.
Spring is coming and the worms are getting ready to re-emerge. Moon in Virgo is about our health (keep washing those hands, witches) and about releasing those things that no longer serve.✨Need help sorting out what will be beneficial to let go? I can read your tarot – Venmo me at @bookwitchsalem ($25 five card […]Read More Super Worm Moon in Virgo tonight ✨