Mythology Monday ~ Light Versus Dark

We are all aware of the changing of the seasons, the turning of the planet, and the shift between lighter days and darker days. Ancient religions were also aware of this cycle, before modern science could prove or explain the reasoning why. Pagan traditions marked these dates — summer and winter solstice, spring and autumn… Continue reading Mythology Monday ~ Light Versus Dark


HALLOWEEN 2020 ~ a preview of what’s to come…

Halloween is possibly my favorite holiday! It's the one time of year when we aren't expected to be overly cheerful, and it's even socially acceptable to go crazy! They say that during Halloween, "the veil between this world and the underworld" is at its thinnest. This means that spirits are more likely to come through… Continue reading HALLOWEEN 2020 ~ a preview of what’s to come…


Album Review: “The Shadow’s Bride” by Peter Gundry

I recently discovered Peter Gundry, a talented composer who's music is completely unlike others. His work is mainly instrumental with limited vocals, mixing classical with fantasy and new age. He has many albums, some darker than others, all containing an aura of mystifying enchantment. "The Shadow's Bride" sends you through a portal into an entirely… Continue reading Album Review: “The Shadow’s Bride” by Peter Gundry


Mythology Monday ~ Kali

One of my favorite dieties is the Hindu goddess Kali. Misunderstood goddess The ancient Hindu goddess Kali represents death, darkness, and total chaos. Incredibly complex, she is the most misunderstood of all goddesses -- it is said that fully understanding Kali is equivalent to transcending fear. Themes of Kali include creation and destruction; violence and… Continue reading Mythology Monday ~ Kali

Nature · philosophy

Autumn inspiration

Pumpkin spice chai lattes, apple cider, salted caramel... horror films, occult literature, esoteric documentaries... graveyards, ghost stories, oracle readings... orange and red leaves, carved pumpkins, Halloween decor... hoodies, furry boots, flannel... humid and heavy air morphs into a crisp breeze... Autumn is seriously my favorite time of year. Every season is beautiful (except spring, that's… Continue reading Autumn inspiration