What It Means To Be A Witch

Recently a client asked me what it means to be a witch, and like most questions pertaining to my life and work I didn't have a perfunctory answer. It's important to understand that this question will have a different answer depending on which witch you ask, so all I can do is answer for myself…

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Answers from Rochester’s Resident Witch

Earlier today I encouraged folks on Facebook to submit their questions to me about witch life and witchcraft in order to facilitate education and dialogue because not many people know much about me or the craft. I am in general a very private person, and most people come to me for my listening (and tarot…

Light as a Feather 

Continuing the journey of self-care through the minor arcana, we come to the suit of swords. Swords represent the element of air and have to do with our thoughts. Presence and mindfulness to the way we think about ourselves is arguably one of the most difficult forms of self-care, nevertheless, below are some prompts to…

Celebrating Yule 2016

Tomorrow is the Winter Solstice, the official start of winter and the shortest day of the year. No doubt there are countless articles written online today about "what you need to know" about this holiday. Maybe it's just me, maybe I'm just tired, but I don't "need to know" anything about it. This day has…

The Cold Moon and Announcements

It's after dark on this Gemini full moon and I'm listening to instrumental Celtic music while Faye sleeps in my lap. Gemini rules communication, money, and some other issues and intentions that I don't remember off the top of my head. Meditation, contemplation, and will matter more than lining up the zodiac with the phases…

Music Hath Charms…

Music is a meditative form of healing. If I can't quiet my mind I tune in to the right music and focus intently on the words and music, move my body, and suddenly... My chest opens to send butterflies into the sky and love down my legs. I feel an involuntary smile pull my face…