1 12, 2020

Hindsight Is 2020


Hindsight is indeed 2020 and recapitulation is a powerful way to create healing, growth and understanding. I view Solstice as the beginning of the year, as we turn once again toward the light. I use this time to take down my mesa (altar) and clean the area that has been [...]

30 06, 2020

Unexpected Blessings

Musings, Plant Medicine|

She prefers to open her flowers in the morning and evening when it's cooler   I'm a creative gardener.  That's what I call it anyway.  I've got a live and let live mentality with most of the plants in my gardens, and I do my best to plant [...]

15 11, 2019

December 2019: Solstice Medicine


Welcome to the last month of the decade! Quite a journey it's been, yes?  How far have you come since 2010?  How much has changed in your life? I'm looking forward to the turning of the wheel at Winter Solstice, December 21st, when I will take down my mesa (altar) [...]

26 10, 2019

November 2019: Retreat Fun!


We had such a fun retreat weekend for the mentorship students! And starting in April, 2020, Retreats will be open to the public. I'm excited to announce that our next retreat is April 17 - 19, in the mountains of WNC, right near Asheville, NC.  We'll spend 3 days at [...]

1 10, 2019

October Newsletter ~ Creating Ritual

Teachings, Tools|

  As we enter the season of Autumn, watching the leaves and plants begin to die away, and the energy palpably shifting, it's a potent time for being intentional and mindful, and Ritual is one of the best ways to do this tangibly. For me, Winter Solstice (Dec. 21st) is [...]

30 08, 2019

September: Shamanic Training


About 16 years ago people started asking me to train them in the shamanic practices that I was using in my daily life and with private clients, and to offer more than the semi-regular workshops that I was sharing. Up to that point, it hadn't occurred to me to train [...]


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