Green Witch Ways

As an herbalist, I’ve had a few people say that I would have been called a witch back in older times. Always up for learning something new, I decided to find out just what being a witch is all about! Follow along as I share what I’m learning about this earth-based spirituality.

The Keepers of the Stones

I was in the U.K. this month for two weeks. We saw Scotland and England. When my husband and I decided we would go to England for the second week, I told him that the one must-see in England for me was Stonehenge. “For me, too,” he answered. During my…

Celtic Wheel of the Year

The Wheel of the Year

In the Intuitive Plant Medicine course I have just begun, they talk about the Wheel of the Year and about starting to pay attention to cycles and how you feel during them. There are a few cycles we could pay attention to—like moon cycles (every 28 days), months (12 of…

The Four Elements

The four elements of nature are Earth, Air, Fire, and Water. (There is a 5th element, called Ether, which is Spirit—or what connects us to Spirit.) This system of thought, it seems, is attributed to the Greeks. But the Chinese culture similarly has 5 elements—wood, earth, water, fire, and metal.…

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There’s This Thing Called Tarot

I was taught to be afraid of it. But, like all things I was taught to be afraid of, when I did my own “investigation of the thing,” I found out that it was much different than what I was led to believe. I’ve, instead, found tarot to be a…

Finding My Magick

I almost wanted to rename “Green Witch Ways” to “Finding my Magick.” If I ever write a book, I think that’s what I’ll use as the title. But, I’ve sat down to write this book multiple times and it is daunting. So, I’m going to write bite-sized thoughts in the…

candle and books

Are you saying you are a witch?

Always the curious gal, when I hear multiple times that I would have been considered a witch in days of old, I take that as a message. I’ve always wondered what makes someone a witch, anyhow, so I decided I would get past the fear that was instilled in me…