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What Happened After my Book Came Out

For years I’ve watched other authors build up to the release of their books and wondered…. what happens after?  What happens when the project you’ve poured your whole heart into finally arrives into the world?  Now that my own book Mirrors in the Earth has come out, I can tell you. A few books arrived a day early,…

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Why I Rewrote my Whole Book

To be honest with you, I had a complete version of my book done over three years ago. Inlaid with all my favorite stories from the natural world, Mirrors in the Earth felt complete. So I sent it to my writing buddy Samantha and waited excitedly for her reply. As soon as she was finished, however,…

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You’re Here to Be a Channel

I used to think that channeling was a special, esoteric talent— reserved for only a select few. Then I realized that we are all channeling, all the time. When you sit by a waterfall and feel it rush through you. Or hold a flower and sense sunlight pouring into you. Or when you lean your heart against a…

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This Took Me Ten Years to Write

I’m still a bit in wonder that this day is actually here. My first book Mirrors in the Earth is officially available for pre-order! By the time this book arrives on June 28th it will have been ten years since I started it. I still remember that first day vividly. I had taken my tiny laptop to…

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Tree Rituals for a Rich Life

I was walking the perimeter of an ancient stone circle when I saw it— a dark grove of trees festooned with color. The grass ahead was flattened into a silver ribbon, a footpath made by pilgrims as they circumnavigated the ancient landscape. Curious, I followed the path straight into the grove. The air was…

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Plants Help you Come Home

It had been hours and my newborn daughter was still crying. Her wails had started to fray the edges of my mind, and a part of me was collapsing inwards. Around midnight I tried one last thing. I grabbed handfuls of rose petals, chamomile and lavender to steep while the bath ran. When…

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Bring your twinkle back

The world is opening up. Like a soft pink sky glimpsed after a storm, we are beginning to enter the time called “after”—  and yet a lot of days it’s hard to know just how to be in this new-old world. Lately I’ve had more dinners, parties, and adventures than I’ve had in the…

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Summer’s Fullness

On the other side of the strawberry moon, after the late spring blossoms of Beltane and the thick pulses of Hawthorn blooms arises a season that weaves itself around the helm of a single word – fullness. At this point in the season the full arrival of summer is undeniable. Roses are spilled like…

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