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Best of the Falls Poetry Challenge for June 2019

I haven't blogged in quite a while, because I've been writing poetry and posting on Instagram instead. It's something of a guilty pleasure. Poetry was my first love as a writer, and you know what they say—you never get over your first love. Though I don't typically create from prompts, I was intrigued by the… Continue reading Best of the Falls Poetry Challenge for June 2019

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Spirituality Without Labels

“How do you know when you’ve passed through a threshold on your spiritual path?” I asked him, thinking that he might have a huge, profound, soul-stirring kind of response. He never has answers, of course. He just asks questions until I come up with the answers on my own. I know this, because it’s what… Continue reading Spirituality Without Labels

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When You’re Woo-Woo as F*ck, and Your Partner Isn’t

It may surprise you to know that despite being a witchy, Goddess-powered kind of woman, I cohabitate with a man who is decidedly non-woo. It has come to my attention that there are quite a lot of us out there who maintain some type of spiritual practice that doesn’t involve our partner. It’s like we’re… Continue reading When You’re Woo-Woo as F*ck, and Your Partner Isn’t

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Lessons from Baxter the Wonder Dog

Morning light creeps into my bedroom, and the first sound I listen for is the flap-flap-flapping of Baxter’s ears as he shakes them out.  Then he does a perfect adho mukha svanasana (downward-facing dog) followed by urdhva mukha svanasana (upward-facing dog).  He is a better yogi than I, as he practices these two asanas several… Continue reading Lessons from Baxter the Wonder Dog