Poetry, Spirituality

I Was Named For Water

Brandywine A stone’s throw was all it took, we stumbled over our feet into the murky weeds, laugh-barking like beast children in the twilight of an early Summer evening. It was a Saturday and we had nowhere to be, nowhere except the banks of this practically-home, this comfort-zone, this old friend who knew the feel… Continue reading I Was Named For Water

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Hannukah Menorah
Spirituality

Reclaiming

re·claim rəˈklām/ verb 1. Retrieve or recover (something previously lost, given, or paid); obtain the return of. 2. Bring (waste land or land formerly under water) under cultivation. I. The Past At 13, I stood nervously at the bimah - working up the courage to begin my Torah reading. Taking a deep breath, I sang out the first word… Continue reading Reclaiming

The Bonnechere River
Spirituality, Travel

Adventures in Ontario

This past Memorial Day weekend, I embarked on a road trip to the Ontario Province of Canada with three close friends (Kaye, Sionnan, and Ange) with the goal of attending the Witches' Sabbat retreat at Raven's Knoll. The journey took 7 hours one way (so 14 total) from Philadelphia to Ottawa, and even though it was… Continue reading Adventures in Ontario

Spirituality

Roses and Rituals: Spring Equinox with the Fellowship

This past weekend, I made my way down to Maryland, to celebrate the Spring Equinox with members of the Fellowship Beyond the Star. The Fellowship is a wonderful initiative, powered by two of my good friends, Kaye and Chase, that provides a safe space for non-Wiccan pagans in the Maryland/Virginia/D.C. area to socialize, discuss, and… Continue reading Roses and Rituals: Spring Equinox with the Fellowship