Priestess of Ordinary Things
A Blog about Bodies, Earth, Ritual and Resilience for Changing Times
Here we explore a little play time with one of the Spirit's of the season: Compost.
Not a glamorous Ally, but an important one.
In the video below, I share a simple song and ritual for syncing up with the Spirit of Autumn, Compost, and Letting Go.
For the last 10 years I've been nurturing a habit that has slowly, subtly, but profoundly changed my relationship with time.
It's a simple habit--but not necessarily easy! Mostly because it goes against the grain of dominant culture.
I want to share it with you because habits like...
The Priestess saga continues in the video below. I share about two pivotal insights I had in the last year, with help from both human and spirit-world mentors.
What I got from these moments wasn't exactly good news to my ears.
In fact, these were moments of realizing that in order to move...
The last two weeks I was traveling with family in England and Ireland. We visited several sacred sites of the ancients, and one thing that really stood out for me was how deeply linked to the physical world all of ancient life was.
I felt reminded that elemental magic and ancestral presence was...
Were you a Catholic school kid?
It’s only been more recently that I’ve reflected back on my childhood spent in Catholic school and am marveling at the thinly veiled Goddess worship hiding in plain site.
May Day is a perfect example, maybe the most obvious.
Remember this? The long...
Blessings of the Dark September Moon~
Each New Moon I am asking my guides for an image and a message to share with you all, my community. I pray this finds you defiantly thriving in your own creative, spirit-led way, and that these words and image offer a small anchor of clarity, strength, and...
On the night of the last full moon, I dreamed I walked into my childhood bedroom and found a wounded owl on the ground. They had dark brown or black feathers, and stared at me with enormous intelligent eyes. They quickly scooted to hide out of the way under my bunkbed. I woke up feeling...
I am sitting today musing and meditating in preparation for the Solstice retreat I will be facilitating this weekend as the closing gathering of this spring’s Moon Circle. A group of eight women and I (see photos below from our last circle!) have journeyed together over the...
Today the moon has ripened into fullness. It's the second day of Passover, and what my spiritual tradition of origin calls Holy Saturday. I write to you from a small retreat center in Lacey where my faith community sets up camp from Wednesday of Holy Week until Easter Sunday for the...
Each of you is perfect the way you are ... and you can use a little improvement. ― Shunryu Suzuki
Your problem is you're afraid to acknowledge your own beauty. You're too busy holding on to your own unworthiness. You'd rather be a schnook sitting before some great man. That fits...
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