I am experiencing an unexpected and yet fully welcomed surge of power amidst this fear today. Like stepping into a familiar river, I feel as secure with Kobe here under my wing, as I did when my beloved Grandpy held me in his bear hugs when I was a child. I am steeped in my early … Continue reading Looking for Unexpected Blessings
As we stood on the steps of my AirBnB in Berkeley, my hostess Yvonne told me she was heading to a story slam. She’d been working on an essay for weeks and would probably tell the story of a cad she once loved if her name was picked. A bright ascot stylishly tied at her … Continue reading Take a Ride on a Witch’s Broom
My first book, The Wicca Cookbook, was released on September 27, 2000. It is the most incredible feeling to hold a book that you grew inside the cauldron of your soul and spirit. I wrote eight books from 1999-2009 and then took a decade off of writing books to raise my beautiful sons. And now, … Continue reading The Book of Spells is on Sale!
I stayed in the broom closet throughout my public relations career in Orange County, California, because when I dared to let my true self out, I lost clients, accounts, and colleagues. When attending chic work events, I parked far away, so that people getting out of their luxury cars wouldn’t see my unconventional bumper stickers … Continue reading 20th Anniversary as a Witch Author
The greatest and most frustrating aspect about Witchcraft is there is no one way - no hard or fast rules. We are each a unique expression of the Divine and therefore all the magickal wisdom lie within. Mentors will often tell you, "You are your best teacher." You decide the path you want to walk. … Continue reading A Magickal Life
Today we celebrate the pagan holiday of Lughnasadh, a festival in honor of Lugh, the Celtic Sun God, also known as the Long Arm for the long rays of August sun and Samildanach, the Many Skilled. Lugh was a poet, harper, smithy, carpenter, scientist, physician, a master of artistic and medicinal fields. Lugh represents the … Continue reading Your Gifts are meant to be shared