On discernment, discipline, mental illness, and witchcraft

I've been having a tough time with witchcraft lately. In the last four month, I lost a rather close friend over it. We'd been friends for over ten years, and he'd been one of my first friends to talk to me about magical accidents. You know, those times when all of a sudden, you think… Continue reading On discernment, discipline, mental illness, and witchcraft

Tread Light and Run Through The Fire

Content Notes: I do use the word "crazy" from time to time because I identify with that word as a mentally ill person. I also talk frankly about burnout, violence (in a dream), trauma, and similarly heavy topics. If there is something you need a specific content warning on, please let me know and I… Continue reading Tread Light and Run Through The Fire

Five Witch Comrades on The Mountainside

“How are everyone’s shoes?” I wonder, looking at my four witch comrades. We all take a moment to stare at our shoes. Most of us are wearing shoes with proper rubber soles or otherwise sturdy footwear and so I suggest: “Let’s follow that path.” It’s a small path that snakes uphill into the forest, still… Continue reading Five Witch Comrades on The Mountainside

Shady pine trees and rivers of light: The Witches Sabbat at Raven’s Knoll 2016

The way that people stitch themselves together happensSlow slow slowMeklit Hadero The fire, the conifers, the constant chorus of cicadas, frogs, and toads. The pine needles that coat the forest floor, a soft tapestry soaked in cedrus deodara that protects and nourishes. I learned long ago that many conifers do indeed drop their needles (and… Continue reading Shady pine trees and rivers of light: The Witches Sabbat at Raven’s Knoll 2016