How To Connect With The Earth This Earth Day

Spring is bursting forth all around us right now. The woods are budding green and bursting with growth. Spring bulbs and ephemerals push their brave heads above the earth and into the sunshine of lengthening days. Spring is here! The world bursts forth with growth! As if all of this luscious growth was not enough … Read more

Rewilding Without Gender – A Trans Perspective on The Flowering Wand

This post is a review of the book *The Flowering Wand* by Sophie Strand, which explores divine masculinities and critiques popular masculine archetypes. While the book’s poetic language is inspiring, it lacks an intellectual framework to ground its analysis of gender. The author also makes missteps of bio-essentialism and transphobia, which undermines the book’s message of liberation. This review ultimately questions the usefulness of gender as a spiritual metaphor and suggests moving beyond divine gender altogether.

Ancestor Work Makes Magic, Healing & Connection Possible

“Once upon a time, the world held magic. In the dirt, hollows, mountains and river valleys magic sang forth. But over time, through force, through neglect, through fear and loss that magic became diminished. We became disconnected and the world became unenchanted. Now, we are hungering for that enchanted world. And if we’re seeking to … Read more

Ancestor Work Will Heal The World

Why do ancestor work? What do you get out of it anyways? I mean, sure ancestor work seems cool, but if it doesn’t have any beneficial effect in your life, it’s not gonna be easy to stick to a practice. So, what happens when you commit to an ancestor work practice? Here are just some … Read more

Finding Your Path Through the Spiritual New Age Bullshit

There’s so much bullshit out there. Twin Flames hide abusive relationship dynamics and cultish thinking. The Secret and other money manifestation tools are a New Age cover for prosperity gospel. Appropriation of Native American traditions. Goddess spirituality that serves as a veil for old-fashioned gender roles with a heaping helping of transphobia. Dangerous cults. The … Read more

Destroying White Supremacy Through Ancestor Work: An Authentic Spirituality

Getting involved in ancestor work because you’re craving connection, because you want to heal your lineage, because you want to connect with the spirits who are most ready and excited to connect with your are all great reason to get started with ancestor work! But what if you’re just not that into your ancestors? Maybe … Read more

How To Do Ancestor Work When Your Ancestors Were Assholes

By this point in this Ancestor Work blog series, you’ve gotten a crash course in: why ancestor work provides a fundamental solution to feelings of disconnection, disempowerment, and disenchantment; how ancestor work can be a vital practice in achieving your magical goals; and how to ACTUALLY DO ancestor work the quick and easy way. Maybe … Read more