Meditation + Neurodivergence: How to Meditate

Meditation is a foundational skill in developing a magical spiritual practice. Meditation helps you to clarify your intention which lends power to your spellwork. It can lead to trance states and heightened spiritual experiences. It can help you connect with spirits and your guides. And finally, it can help you find clarity about yourself, who … Read more

Meditation + Neurodivergence – What To Do When You Can’t Meditate

“Have you tried meditating?” How many times have you heard it? How many times have you rolled your eyes? Neurotypical folks just don’t get it. Our brain’s don’t work like that; we can’t “just” meditate. That’s just not gonna happen for a neurodivergent person. And yet, meditation is a vital spiritual and magical practice. It … Read more

Re-imagining Growth: Structure and Freedom in Magic, a.k.a. how I’m navigating a changing magical practice as a professional witch

A photo of Lex on a log next to a river looking up at the sky during early spring. The image is pink tinged and text on top contains the title of the blog post.

I have a confession: My magical practice is changing. I haven’t celebrated a Wheel of the Year holiday since Samhain. New and full moons have largely faded from my magical work. I’m moving away from my folk Catholic practice. And at the same time, I’m deepening my relationship to the Swamp in which I live; … Read more

Dreams Are Not Enough: Magic and Action for the Spring Equinox

Spring has been springing and now it’s well under way. The river outside my window, as I write this, is free of ice, flowing, shimmering in the sunlight. And oh! The sunlight! It’s been so long since I’ve seen it shining out across the land. The ground is squishy. Just a few piles of snow … Read more

My Story – How I Learned to Make Magic That Makes Change

I followed “the rules” once. Get good grades. Don’t talk like a hick. Don’t let anyone know you’re queer. Get a degree in something useful. And it pulled me farther and farther from who I was, who I wanted to be, who I was meant to be. It pulled me away from my roots. I … Read more

What’s gender got to do with magic?

Raise your hand if you’ve heard something like this: The moon is femme; The Empress is the Divine Feminine embodied; The Sun is an archetype of the Divine Masculine. Maybe you’ve even said something similar yourself. Well, consider this your invitation to question why exactly you do that and maybe cut that shit out. Masculine … Read more