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darkness

autumn

This Moody November: 6 ways to survive these dark days

you guys. this november is a moody one. i didn’t mean to drop off into nowhere the past few weeks, but since halloween/samhain i’ve been in some kind of bubble or fog. first there was the election bubble. i was literally glued to the…

14 Nov 2020
autumn

Ghost stories: Letting go of what haunts me

Alright, here we go. Just a few days until halloween and I thought this would be the perfect time to talk about my love for ghost stories. There’s no better autumn activity than to turn out the lights, welcome in the dark, burn a…

26 Oct 2020
corona diaries

Home again: The pandemic rages on + darkness settles in.

Things aren’t going so well here in Sweden. Covid-19 cases are on the rise and my county/region has been the first in Sweden to reinstate harder restrictions and recommendations. So for all of us living here, we’ve been advised to avoid public transportation, hang…

24 Oct 2020
the moon

Something new is born under November’s dark new moon

November’s dark new moon is the perfect time to plant seeds. To dream dreams. To let the darkest days of the year do their magic. Since the last new moon just before Halloween + Samhain, I have been thrust into that magic in the…

25 Nov 2019
autumn

The Sacred Wheel has turned + I am celebrating the New Year

Did you know that it’s possible to use Samhain/Halloween as a marker for the beginning of the turning of the sacred wheel of seasons? It’s the perfect reset time, actually, with its roots in the ancient, Celtic, pagan festivals of death… a necessary part of…

3 Nov 2018
be monthly medicine

October + the dark journey home

I had a dream in the dark, early morning hours of Saturday that a deer laid her head on my left shoulder. I don’t recall my surroundings, whether I was in the woods or in a field, I just distinctly remember that a deer approached me…

2 Oct 2018