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I share practical insight, tips, and exercises every week, drawing on decades of study and personal experience. Get info on manifestation, meditation, crystals, energy healing, candle magick, occultism, rituals, shamanism, quantum physics, Reiki healing, animal totems, plant medicine, and much more.

What is Saturnalia?

What is Saturnalia?

Celebrated on December 17, shortly before the Winter Solstice, Saturnalia is the ancient Roman festival dedicated to the god Saturn. What is Saturnalia? This post looks at a brief history of Saturnalia, the symbolism of Saturn, and different ways you can honor the...

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Large Selenite Logs

Large Selenite Logs

I love stumbling across little bits of magic totally by accident. Just wanted to share these gorgeous pieces of selenite and large selenite logs with you guys! You know you’re an unrelenting crystal nerd when you stop in the mall to take pictures of the selenite...

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Owl Totem Meaning (Spirit Animal)

Owl Totem Meaning (Spirit Animal)

Owl is a messenger of magic, inner light, and exploration. One of my favorite bird totems, I know I'm in for a wild ride when an owl shows up in our yard. Let's talk about Owl Totem meaning. I've included a simple meditation at the end of this post to help you connect...

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Full Moon in Gemini

Full Moon in Gemini

FULL MOON IN GEMINI READING + MEDITATION--Bright blessings for the last full moon of the decade! December 2019 (and the last 10 years, for that matter) is going out with a bang! As the end of the year approaches, things feel like they're speeding up! (Can I get an...

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Crystal Candle Holder from 4 Winds 1 Breath

Crystal Candle Holder from 4 Winds 1 Breath

Last week, I strolled through the Cultural Survival Bazaar in the Prudential Mall in Boston. Check out this gorgeous crystal candle holder I picked up. I bought this beautiful, handmade crystal candle holder from Roseanne Romiglio-Ashley, the artist behind Four Winds...

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Cultural Survival Bazaar in Boston

Cultural Survival Bazaar in Boston

I had loads of fun strolling through the Cultural Survival Bazaar in Boston's Prudential Center today. There were so many talented artists and craftspeople selling art, crafts, home goods, jewelry, clothing, and more. I loved the opportunity to connect and chat with...

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Electric Eel Totem Meaning (Animal Spirit)

Electric Eel Totem Meaning (Animal Spirit)

When electric eel swims into your life, get ready for a powerful burst of energy you can use to manifest your desires, create new things, and heal yourself and those around you. Let's take a look at Electric Eel totem meaning.    First off, what is an...

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Snow Day in Salem, Sacred Cacao Medicine

Snow Day in Salem, Sacred Cacao Medicine

All the cozy feels from my nest to yours on this snowy day! I'm snuggled up in my attic office this morning. Candles lit. Little electric stove glowing. Coffee steaming. So my huge coffee mug is filled with strong organic French Roast that's laced with raw cacao,...

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Daily Oracle Reading: Motion (Threads of Fate Deck)

Daily Oracle Reading: Motion (Threads of Fate Deck)

DAILY READING—Pick a card! Today, I'm using the gorgeous shadow edition of the Threads of Fate oracle deck. I'm posting this at the beginning of December 2019, but this daily reading applies to you, TODAY, if you've come across it. Don’t overthink which card you...

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Fox Totem Meaning

Fox Totem Meaning

Foxes are creatures of otherworldly sight, travel, and shapeshifting. When Fox shows up for you, get ready for MAGIC. Let's talk about Fox totem meaning. Foxes walk between worlds Liminal creatures, foxes walk blithely in the in-between places, masters of...

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Happy Thanksgiving from Salem!

Happy Thanksgiving from Salem!

Wishing you all a wonderful Thanksgiving from beautiful Salem, MA! I’m so grateful to have connected with each of you! Grateful for your support, and that I'm able to share what I've learned with you. Working hard on my online shop. VERY excited to launch this Spring...

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New Moon Cleansing Rituals

New Moon Cleansing Rituals

Tonight marks the new moon in Sagittarius. Try these new moon rituals for cleansing and renewal. With every dark moon, especially this one, I start with this idea: Face the darkness within. That means YOUR darkness. Sit with it. Explore it. See what's hanging out...

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Elderberry Tea for Cold and Flu

Elderberry Tea for Cold and Flu

So, I woke up this morning with the beginning of a cold. This elderberry tea is my personal, go-to magic bullet to fight any kind of winter ick. It's a heady mix of berries, flowers, and herbs that almost always beats a cold if I drink it right when I first start to...

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Birch Tree Meaning and Magick

Birch Tree Meaning and Magick

Let's talk about Birch tree meaning! These ethereal tree spirits are easy to spot. Their white, papery bark draws the eye instantly in a landscape of green and brown. It's long been a ghostly favorite of mine. The Birch (betula pendula) is a sacred tree to the Druids....

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Horse Totem Meaning (Spirit Animal)

Horse Totem Meaning (Spirit Animal)

Horses are ancient totem animals that symbolize power, stamina, and freedom. Learn about horse totem and try a simple meditation to connect with horse energy. Meaning of horse totem Horses are powerful animals with a natural grace and beauty. They're large and strong,...

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How to Find a Shamanic Portal

How to Find a Shamanic Portal

To go on a shamanic journey, practitioners use a natural opening to journey to the Lower and Upper worlds. This shamanic portal is the focal point that helps them begin to shift their consciousness. Shamanic journeying is the art of entering an altered state of...

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Hawk Totem Meaning (Spirit Animal)

Hawk Totem Meaning (Spirit Animal)

Let's talk about the meaning of Hawk totem and what it means for you when this animal spirit shows up. I've included a quick meditation at the end of this post to help you connect with Hawk's energy. I spotted this gorgeous hawk in Boston, perched on the roof terrace...

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Shamanic Journey Portals

Shamanic Journey Portals

Shamans and shamanic practitioners often use natural openings when they journey to the Lower, Middle, and Upper worlds. Here are a few natural portals I found today in my walk around Boston's Back Bay neighborhood. I'll definitely use some of these in my shamanic...

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How to Honor the Day of the Dead

How to Honor the Day of the Dead

The Day of the Dead, or Dia De Los Muertos, is a 2-day holiday that brings the living and the dead together again. It occurs when the veil between the worlds (the spirit world and the physical world) is at its thinnest. More on the veil, what that means, and how you...

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Meaning of Gargoyles

Meaning of Gargoyles

What’s the meaning of gargoyles? And what’s the difference between a gargoyle and a grotesque? This is the Burrage House in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. (Take a peek inside this historic building here.) And it’s covered in ridiculously detailed stone ornamentation....

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Pumpkin Candle Spell for Manifestation

Pumpkin Candle Spell for Manifestation

Fall is in full swing here in Salem. But no matter what the season, a pumpkin-themed candle makes an excellent manifestation candle spell. Pumpkins are potent symbols of fertility, which makes them excellent tools for manifestation work. (Check out this huge, carved...

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