I’m Writing a Fucking Book and Drinking Lots of Coffee

Yesterday was my last day of student teaching, and I’m sitting at a Starbucks drinking liquefied sugar and gleefully clacking away on my laptop for the first time in months. God I missed this. Working really gets in the way of working you know? I actually feel like blogging. Good thing, too, because I’m writing …

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Life Update: Patheos, Fall Plans, and Rambling

I miss you, thornthewitch.com.   How have you been? I promised myself that I would keep updating, even once I began writing for Patheos, and I’m afraid I’m failing you. Writing for Patheos is awesome. It’s a blast having a bigger readership and getting to interact with more people, from different paths and practices. I genuinely …

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Too Busy to Witchcraft

So I’ve been woefully absent, my friends, as you may have noticed. On top of work and my regular adulting regiment I’m now back in school working on a teaching certificate in secondary education so that I can start promoting witchcraft in public schools because the children are our future. Things are good, but I’m tired all …

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The stigma of mental illness in Pagan and metaphysical communities

I don't usually double-post my YouTube videos to my blog, but I thought this one may be valuable to the people who keep googling wicca and depression and ending up here.  Clearly, there aren't enough people talking about this sort of thing.  I see the subject of mental illness and the notion of the "proper person" …

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A Video and Musings on Seeking

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmlR57RJxZo (And can we please appreciate the thumbnail for this video.  I love it when it's this awkward.) Back in my Teen Witch days I longed for a coven with the sort of desperate urgency that can only be generated by out-of-control hormones and the bewildering lack of self-awareness characteristic of overly-privileged suburban white kids. …

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