Full Strawberry/First Fruit Moon Ritual

This is the full moon of first fruit, known by the Almanac as Strawberry Moon. She’s at peak power about 3pm eastern today, with an eclipse just moments following. When her lunation is complete, Summer begins. Join me online to clean, clear, clarify, and consecrate, or Make Holy, tonight 5:15-6pm eastern. If you wish, have…

Your Prayers are Now Empty – A Parable — FAKEQUITY

You prayed “Help us end this racial strife. Help us find peace.” What I heard between your prayers was “help me go back to my version of normal, where I can feel ‘safe.’” Your safety is not my concern. You are safe. You are safely isolated from the experiences of others. But if you must […]…

35 thoughts about being a white woman in america. 3 facts. 2 end notes.

i have no valid opinion based on the experience of being black to speak about. as a white american, i am used to having my opinion heard, and used to taking for granted how my experience informs my opinions. experience and opinions are distinctly different. so are opinions and facts. i must learn the difference….

What Is It Like Being Black in America with Mental Illness and How Do We Treat It? Nia Patterson with Alishia McCullough

The Body Trauma Podcast is a project created by Nia Patterson. She is a beautiful, original recovering woman of color. Learn more about her, and support her work via Patreon, at TheFriendINeverWanted.com, and listen to her here in her most recent interview with #AmplifyMelanatedVoices cofounder and therapist, Alishia McCullough (@blackandembodied, IG) on What Is It…

Dark moon, shadow of Mama Earth

“Each thing creeps back into its own nature with the shelter of the dark. Darkness is the ancient womb. Night-time is womb-time. We come out of the night into the day. All creativity awakens at this primal threshold where light and darkness test and bless each other. You only discover balance in your life when…

On the Practice of Making Offerings. Disseminating Moon.

Mama moon wanes now, or decreases in light.  We enter the last quarter of the moon’s lunation, half dark half light, darkness gaining.   That means we wrap up one of my favorite of her monthly phases~disseminating.  To disseminate means to “spread (something, especially information) widely.”  The disseminating phase follows her full phase, which we…

Going With the Wind by Barbara Ardinger —

Ohhhh how I needed this good medicine this day~ To Raven, Crossroad Winds, Tiger!, Mutations!!! & The Red Queen indeed~ The wind changed during the night. Even as they slept, the Witch and the Ladies of the Magic Mirror felt it and stirred in their beds. Kahlil the raven, who was sitting on the roof, felt it,…

COVID19 — Signs of Going Back (to normal) — FAKEQUITY

By Carrie Basas with additions from Erin While we still haven’t cut our own hair, mastered that new coffee drink, or become extroverts, we are seeing those around us look for signs that we will go back soon– to work, date nights, graduations, and shearing of our COVID19 locks. Many people are seeking some reassurance […]…

Prayer, to Mokosh Who is Also Death Wolf At Mutating Door

It never ceases to amaze me, I am awakened the night before last to the whir of my own stressors but watched from afar, not all the way connected, knowing I wasn’t awakened by my whir knowing there was a slam-fit hit to my solar plexus space, and like that I meandered through the day….