• Announcements,  Books,  Shameless Self-Pimping,  To Tame a Wild Heart,  Zyne Legacy

    Book Birthday: To Tame a Wild Heart!

    The newest book in my Zyne Legacy series is available today!  It’s also on sale for $.99 through June. She wants her freedom. Street hustler Audrey Taylor has carved a living out of society’s fringe using her supernatural abilities. Sleeping beneath the open skies and under the radar is all she’s ever needed. But when an ancient council of witches discovers her powers, Audrey is forced to submit to their control or end up stripped of her gifts and her memories. She knows better than to rely on or trust anyone and she’s never worked well with others, so it’s just her luck to be assigned the withdrawn and irritable…

  • Real Life,  Updates,  Writing

    2017 Intention: Lighting the Creative Fire

    This year, as compared to last, my holiday season was back to the normal crazy. I much prefer it the way we did it last year — a 5 day escape to the winter wonderland that is Whistler, BC. Instead, we hosted family in our new home this year, which was its own kind of special. Especially with the flu hitting us hard the week of Christmas. So, I didn’t have time to do my traditional solstice ritual and meditation. And yet it still came to me, as soon as I was nestled in bed on Solstice night. Whispered by the voice deep within, which I’ve admittedly been remiss at…

  • Astrology,  Mystic Monday

    Time to Shine

    Happy Solstice! Today is the longest day of the year, but this year, we get a special treat. This solstice coincides with the full moon (June Strawberry Moon). Not only should all that extra sunlight make for a very beautiful, deep amber colored full moon, but it also adds to the energetic potency of this celestial holiday. This super-charged full moon takes place in Sagittarius, the sign of the archer. It invites us to set our sights on a target or goal (hopefully one of positive change and growth) and to let loose the arrow. To let the currents of energy from this solstice jettison us into a new way of…

  • Mystic Monday,  Real Life

    From the Darkness, into the Light

    The Winter Solstice.  The shortest day and longest night of the year.  For me, this time of the year is not about busy-bustling, shopping, over-imbibing with loved ones, or even stuffing my face with chocolate (though most of those things inevitably happen).  During this pivotal time when the sun – the source of our energy – is the farthest from us, we can cocoon ourselves in darkness and dive into the depths of the self.  I use that energy for private reflection, and to set an intention for the solar year to come.