Welcome to the spring equinox, otherwise known in the Wheel of the Year as Ostara! The day and night are of an equal length, and from here the day will either begin to grow longer if you’re in the Northern hemisphere or shorter if you’re in the Southern. This might be a time for springContinue reading “Ostara for Spoonies”
It’s an easy thing to say, “I should ask for what I need more often.” It’s quite another to actually, yknow, do that. Especially for those of us in the disabled/ND communities. Just getting our basic needs met can be overwhelming, much less asking for anything that feels extra.
So full disclosure, I originally slated this post for just before March because I had read that March is Disability Awareness Month in the US. Then when I came back to actually write the post, I did a bit of research and it turns out…that may or may not be accurate? Basically in 1987 thereContinue reading “Ritual: Meet and Honor Disabled/Neurodivergent Ancestors”
One of my absolute favorite witchy movies (and actually, one of my absolute favorite movies of any category) is Practical Magic. If you haven’t seen it, highly recommend. Near the end of the movie (no major spoilers here, promise!) the main characters are trying to pull together a rag-tag coven of ordinary women. They’re askedContinue reading “Fundamentals: What Tools Do I Have?”
There is so much shame and fear associated with mobility aids in our culture. If you’re capable of standing and walking at all, you’re told that mobility aids aren’t for you. “Why on earth would you limit yourself and let your illness win when you can and should be strengthening your legs?” (Sarcasm there.) IfContinue reading “Ritual: Turn your Mobility Aid into a Wand, Staff, or Chariot”
When deciding how to approach your spellcraft, the first thing to consider seems obvious (but is actually a complicated question): What CAN you do?