Beauty 2020

Last year, I chose foundation as my word to focus on, and I failed. I know, it seems like I write a lot about failing at whatever I set out to do, and I think that's okay. I'm thirty-four and have significantly fewer hangups about perfection than I did when I was four, fourteen, and... Continue Reading →

White, Amber, Red

As I prepare to lead the installation rite for the Brighid Shrine at this year’s Three Rivers Festival, I’m focusing on three Brighidine virtues: piety, hospitality, and fertility, as represented by three colours. For this devotion, PIETY is represented by the colour white, symbolizing purity and connection. Piety can be something that we strive for,... Continue Reading →


What is my piety in the context of the household? I wrote this as we approached Imbolc, and this question has been in my mind since then, being turned over and over again as I seek the answer. What is a householder? What does that mean? I finally took down the Imbolc decor, put the... Continue Reading →

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