April, 2017

On Offerings and Working with Sacred Sites

On the night of April 26, 2017, those of us who love Glastonbury received some devastating news; one of the two Ancient Oaks of Avalon was on fire. Images and videos popped up in my Facebook feed, and I gasped aloud to see Gog, an enormous and gnarled oak tree which has stood as a guardian over Glastonbury, UK — a site many believe to have been the location of the legendary Island of Avalon —  for over 1000 years, engulfed by flames. Glastonbury resident Jill Barker witnessed the conflagration, and posted video and images of the blaze to Facebook. […]

It Begins…

Over the years, many original chants and songs have been written by women inspired by their work in the Sisterhood of Avalon. We have long wanted to record these works of Awen, both in order to have a teaching tool so others can learn these works, and also in the hopes that they, in turn, will inspire others. Chanting is a big part of our practice in the Avalonian Tradition, and like the bards of old – those Children of Ceridwen – our songweavings work to raise and sculpt energy, as well as pass along lore and teachings. The next […]

The Divine Prisoner

So, I’m finally out of book jail and able to start up this new blog; the manuscript of my most recent book* is now complete and in the hands of the publisher. Book jail is a concept that’s been circulating among my author friends; it is that place where one voluntarily locks themselves away from other people, events, and activities (including, sometimes, those that are otherwise required to function in everyday life … I’m looking at *you* scary-huge pile of laundry!)  in order to complete a book project.  The irony has not been lost on me that as my time in […]