Space Clearing as Spiritual Practice

Space Clearing as Spiritual Practice

My grandfather was a hoarder. Not as bad as what you see on TV, but several areas of his home were filled with boxes and piles of stuff. The basement was the worst. I always got the heeby-jeebies going down there, which I attributed to standard basement creepiness....
Healing with Bat Medicine

Healing with Bat Medicine

Greed, selfishness, ignorance, bigotry, misogyny, xenophobia, materialism, artifice, and industrialism have dominated our world culture for centuries. We’ve been out of balance. This is evident in the climate crisis, cancer rates, the massive number of people...
What Is Mercury Retrograde, Anyway?

What Is Mercury Retrograde, Anyway?

You’re looking for an email that somehow disappeared from your inbox. Your flight is canceled. The deal you’ve been working on for months suddenly falls through. What the hell is going on? “Mercury retrograde!” Say, what? If you run in New Age circles or live in...
Seven Simple Ways to Celebrate Winter

Seven Simple Ways to Celebrate Winter

It is only natural for human beings to keep in tune with the natural rhythms of the earth. Doing so helps us stay connected to the spirit that moves through all things. Here are some simple ways to celebrate the solstice and welcome winter. Build a fire. Enjoy a cozy...
Honoring a Hallowed Time of Year

Honoring a Hallowed Time of Year

Have you ever wondered why people dress up like sexy nurses or bloodied murderers at the end of October? I mean, I know it’s because of Halloween, but have you ever wondered why we get all spooky, deceptive, and beggarly on that holiday? Because when you think about...