The Stages of Grief

Most everyone is at least a little bit familiar with the concept of the stages of grief. Regardless, a lot of us need to hear this again. Most of us need it right now, more than ever. I know I do. For so many people, this past year has just been tragedy after tragedy. Sure, many of them happened in parts of the world we’ve never even been to. But if you Read More

Animal Sacrifices?

chicken-livered – adjective: Cowardly; easily frightened. ETYMOLOGY: The word chicken has traditionally been used to describe a coward. Also, earlier people believed that the liver was the seat of courage. But chicken-livered or chicken-hearted, it’s all the same. Earliest documented use: 1616. Source: Word A Day, by Anu Garg ———— Why am I starting with that definition? First, because it was the word of the day in a newsletter that I get Read More

The Thing About Depression

The Thing About Depression… Read More

Thank you, Santa Muerte

Thank You, Santa Muerte One member of my spiritual court is Santa Muerte, or La Santisima Muerte, the “Most Holy Death”. While she frequently helps me with a great many things, granting various requests for myself and my patrons, one thing She typically does not do is “talk” to me. I don’t ever hear audible voices from Spirits, personally. For most conjure practitioners, when they “talk”, it’s a type of telepathy that Read More