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witch

A friend asked what it means that I’m a witch.  Thanks for asking!  I’ve described myself as a trikewitch, garden witch, pagan, pantheist Earth-worshiper, and goddess worshiper.  All are true. I was pagan as a teenager and young adult, happy to find a religion that made sense to me.  I’d been worshiping the moon for… Read More »

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spirituality in activism

I fell in love with the desert, activism, and Ming all at the same time.  It was a Sacred Peace Walk, here in Nevada, two years before we moved here.  Spirituality in activism is important to me. Recently I read this essay Activism as Spirituality that spoke some truths that are important to me.  Please… Read More »

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herbal abortion

I blogged about how Earth love helps me feel stronger.  Herbal abortion knowledge is part of that.  It’s a way to use plant power to have control over our own reproduction and health. Also, I like learning about Earthy ways of doing things as alternative choices.  Mainstream medicine hurts me and is so dysfunctional.  The… Read More »

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strength

When I need strength to resist oppression, I ask the Earth.  This art I made at a feminist zine workshop is about how I turn to plant knowledge and witchery for strength against patriarchy.  My belief in midwifery is part of that. The quote by Audre Lorde helps me feel strong.  Her ideas help me… Read More »

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Trinity

I did a presentation about the Trinity bomb for my community, the Las Vegas Catholic Worker.  I talked about how the Trinity bomb affected my family and me.  Spoiler alert: it wasn’t good for us. When I was getting ready to present, I recorded myself doing the presentation–almost 12 minutes.  I posted it on soundcloud. … Read More »

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don’t touch me wrong

Hey, guess what today is. You have three guesses. Nope, not egg day. Not Thanksgiving, though every day is good for thanksgiving. No, not International Popsicle Day, probably. I didn’t look that up. Today is the anniversary of the first nuclear bomb test, Trinity Day. In the desert, where my peeps are from, in New… Read More »