Introduction

My journey to witchcraft started with an episode of My So-Called Life. The mother of a friend gave the protagonist, Angela, a deck of tarot cards. I so wanted to be Angela. I wanted to do anything she was getting involved in. So, I bravely ventured to the New Age store in the next town, a…

Spotlight: Timothy Stephens and Soultry Vibes

Earlier this month, I spent a weekend in Ann Arbor, MI on business. Wherever I go, I look for the local “witch store” because I like to support New Age businesses and check out what cool things people are carrying these days. When I found Evenstar’s Chalice in neighboring Ypsilanti, my buddies and I headed…

Personal Journey: Spiritual Self-Care And Chronic Illness

I have such the to-do list today. Write a blog post. Write my book. Fold clothes. Go to the post office. But, like a lot of days, Fibromyalgia took my plans, wadded them up and threw them into the trash. I know I should be working. The stress of “falling behind” constantly plagues me, but so…

DIY Witchery: Scrying Mirror

One area of divination and meditation I never really got into in my early days was scrying. Why? Because I thought I needed the giant, shiny, perfectly clear (and expensive) crystal ball to scry successfully. These days, I do have crystal balls––several of them, ranging from the aforementioned giant, shiny, perfectly clear fused quartz and…

Tarot Review: The Good Tarot

As I drove past the local new age store last week, I had the overwhelming urge to stop in. I’ll admit, it’s an urge I usually get when driving past any new age store, but on that particular day, I gave in to it. It probably had something to do with the huge display of…

Five things I wish I’d known starting out in my practice

Sometimes, I like to think about the fact that every time I walk somewhere, someone has walked there before. When they walked there, though, things were different, whether they put their feet down five minutes ago or five hundred years ago. It’s like that line from “Just Around The Riverbend” (which I realize is from…