A few weeks ago, we had a lightning storm here in the mountains. It was still February, but an eerie warm front had swept through, melting the hillsides and changing the texture of the sky. I was sitting on the couch drinking a cup of tea when suddenly the clouds began flickering. I looked

  Beginning a business is a wholly spiritual endeavor. I don’t hear many people talking about this, but it’s true. Some people know from the get-go that they are meant to be an entrepreneur— I wasn’t one of them. To me, starting a business seemed like a complete mystery. For a long time I didn’t even

February 13, 2019Self Love Spells

  The snowdrops are up here in the mountains, I first spotted them from the porch. From a distance, they look exactly like the glitter of the last remaining scraps of snow. Up close, they smell like melted vanilla ice cream and look like hope. February is a softening month. A time when the hardness

    It’s a peculiar thing, isn’t it? To be made of the same stuff as stars and clear quartz, orchid stalks and the soft soil of the earth, and yet still doubt our own goodness. It is odd, isn’t it? To be a species that worries, time and time again, whether we deserve to be here at

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[wool-gath-er-ing] v.

daydreaming, the gathering of thoughts and dreams as one might collect fallen tufts of wool

[wild-craft-ing] v.

the harvesting of herb, root, flower or inspiration from the wilds

Asia Suler
is a writer, teacher, medicine maker and seeker who lives in the blue folds of the southern Appalachian mountains. Woolgathering and Wildcrafting is her grass-stained journal from the hillsides of the living world. It’s full of recipes, musings, plant monographs and poetics. So grab a cup of tea and come on in for a spell. Open up to a page in this shared tome to find a hand-pressed flower, words of comfort, or a small glen of inspiration for your day. Visit Asia’s online classes for more.

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