Ancestor Work is Easy – 4 Steps to Building Community With Your Dead

Wow! We’re already to post number 3 in this ancestor work series. So far I have talked about how ancestor work helps enchant and heal the world and how ancestor work can help you create a deeply magical and personally authentic spiritual practice. Today I’m gonna talk about HOW to ACTUALLY DO ancestor work! FINALLY! … Read more

Ancestor Work Helps You Find Authentic Spiritual and Magical Practices

Last week I shared about the reasons you might be feeling called to make more magic and why ancestor work is a vital part of reconnecting with the world and creating meaningful magic. The world has become unenchanted through the work of capitalism, colonialism, we live in a society disconnected and divorced from magic. But … Read more

Finding Magic and Healing Through Ancestor Work

It’s 2022. The Covid-19 pandemic. The OMG political what-the-FUCK-ness of this moment. Many of us are feeling uprooted, disconnected, and disenchanted far more often than you’d like to be. Understandably so! In response to all the WTF maybe you’re looking for some solace, an outlet for finding healing and hope. Maybe you’re reaching out for … Read more

5 Reasons To Work With Your Ancestors This Spring

Autumn is the season of the ancestors, right? The autumn seems like the obvious choice for cultivating ancestor connection. Plants die; trees shed their leaves. The natural world dies back, retreats to the roots, enters a period of rest. It immediately puts us in mind of the dead. There’s just a vibe, right? Plus, so … Read more

The Magic of Cleaning Your House

Cleaning. Tidying. Words that bring to mind work. More work on top of the work you do to pay the bills on your messy apartment. Chores that sap the few precious hours that you guard for yourself. Cooking. Sweeping. Dishes. Mopping. Laundering. Washing. Repairing. Words that come with accompanying expectations of cleanliness. “Cleanliness is next … Read more

What is the Underworld?

I’ve been thinking a lot about the underworld lately. Partly because I just ran a course on ancestor work that I called Underworld Journey, that was all about exploring and getting to know your own personal underworld. Partly because I’m working on a collaboration that’s all about underworld explorations! (More detailed announcement about this collaboration … Read more

6 of Swords: Death Work in Service of Life

I gave a reading yesterday. And the reading was beautiful and amazing and so much healing came through for the client. Among the many cards I pulled, one of the central cards in the reading was the 6 of Swords. And I wasn’t at all surprised to see it there, but I was a little … Read more

Magic for Visibility – Letting Myself Be Seen in Leo Season

If you already read my post from the other day you already know: all my life I’ve been hiding. Maybe it’s a 12th house sun thing. Maybe it’s an ancestral thing. Maybe it’s a growing up queer and neurodivergent in a small town in the early 2000s. But whatever the reason, it’s time to stop … Read more

Leo Season Lessons from Hidden Ancestors

The sun is in Leo, where it shines the brightest. And it’s time for me to take a cue from the sun, show up, shine out and be visible because… I’ve been hiding. I don’t let others folks see the real me. Not just y’all here in internet land, but also in my personal life. … Read more