Three Things Thursday: Pagan Parenting Things and Stuff

Each Thursday I share three items that have inspired or informed me. This week, I’m sharing some things for Pagan Parents: information on a religious education program, a craft activity, and an adorable onesie. Little Oaks:  A Religious Education Program for Young Pagans Fellow ADF member and parent, Rev. Jan Avende, is putting together aContinue reading “Three Things Thursday: Pagan Parenting Things and Stuff”

Three Things Thursday: Sturgeon Lecture, African American Nature Poetry, and Animism in Avatar

Each week, I share three things that have informed or inspired me in the hopes that they will help someone else exploring nature-based spirituality. Sturgeon Lecture – Tonight! Later today, I’m going to attend an online lecture from local environmentalist organization the Indian River Lakes Conservancy. I’m super pumped to learn about one of myContinue reading “Three Things Thursday: Sturgeon Lecture, African American Nature Poetry, and Animism in Avatar”

Socially Distant Summer Solstice

This time last year, my grove celebrated the Summer Solstice together. We gave gratitude to the Kindred, to the sun, and to the network of rivers that connect us all in the North Country. We gave an offering of yellow flowers to Manannán mac Lir. This year, I missed my people, my grovemates. We willContinue reading “Socially Distant Summer Solstice”

Three Things Thursday: May Bushes, an Easy Bealtaine Garland, and More to Read,

May Bushes I’m sad that my grove is unable to celebrate Bealtaine in person this year. That means no Maypole, a tradition many modern Pagans enjoy during this holiday season. While not originally an Irish tradition, Maypoles are an import from other European countries like Germany and England. Over the last couple years, I adoptedContinue reading “Three Things Thursday: May Bushes, an Easy Bealtaine Garland, and More to Read,”

How to Make a Spider Your Ally

The Adirondack Center for Writing decided to inspire its members and supporters with weekly prompts to help us get through this alarming time in our history. When they posted this week’s prompt, “How to make a spider your ally,” it immediately spoke to me as an animist. I had so much fun with this project,Continue reading “How to Make a Spider Your Ally”

Three Things Thursday: Virtual Vernal Equinox, Devotionals with my Daughter, and a Writing Update

Welcome to Three Things Thursday – your weekly dose of three mini posts in a larger post. Virtual Vernal Equinox: Life changed quickly due to Covid-19, and my grove adapted with an online ritual. Unlike other instances when we did virtual rites, I did all the parts. I wanted to make it as stress-free asContinue reading “Three Things Thursday: Virtual Vernal Equinox, Devotionals with my Daughter, and a Writing Update”

Three Things Thursday: Growing Food, an Equinox Scavenger Hunt, and a New Excerpt

Once more, I’m squishing three mini blog posts together into a big one for your viewing pleasure! Here you’ll find some musings on the Spring Equinox, an activity for you to do with the little ones during isolation, and a new excerpt from an upcoming short story! Growing Food   My seeds from Pinetree GardenContinue reading “Three Things Thursday: Growing Food, an Equinox Scavenger Hunt, and a New Excerpt”

Three Things Thursday: Kitchen Magic, Writing Community, and “Mercury in Gatorade”

Once more, in an effort to update my blog more regularly, here’s another installment of Three Things Thursday! Three mini posts nestled together in one for your viewing pleasure! Kitchen Magic With My Daughter Bee is showing more interest in both cooking and magic, so showing her how they can mix is a no brainer!Continue reading “Three Things Thursday: Kitchen Magic, Writing Community, and “Mercury in Gatorade””

Three Things Thursday: Writer Spotlight, Winter Gardens, and Waffles

Once more, in an effort to update my blog more regularly, here’s another installment of Three Things Thursday! Three mini posts nestled together in one for your viewing pleasure! 1) Hagstone Publishing recently released a little interview with me. In it, I share one of the most significant, spiritual moments of my life. It actuallyContinue reading “Three Things Thursday: Writer Spotlight, Winter Gardens, and Waffles”