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Paganism

Caretakers of The Earth

On the fourth night of our celebration the Goddess introduced to me, the caretakes of the earth, The Four Directions. The north brings strong cold winds and snow that blankets the Earth. These are purifying causing trees to drop their leaves and the Earth to rest. It is also the teacher of strength, patience and […]

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Paganism

Modraniht

On the first night of our Solstice, the Goddess said to me, honor the Mothers. Hail to our beloved Mother. May you keep our house hold free and safe. May our family receive prosperity in the coming year. To our family’s mothers, our matriarchs going back to the beginning. You have watched over us, and […]

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Homesteading

Making Pocket Soup

What is pocket soup? It is an extremely slow and tedious process to make home made bullion. Bullion is easily found in any grocery store so why on earth would you go through all the effort? This is the most common question one hears while working towards, or living a sustainable lifestyle. My simple answer, […]

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Herbalism Homesteading Paganism Wild Foods

Turning Stinging Nettle Into Cordage

Legends and folk tales are peppered with truths. My all-time favorite fairy tales is called the Wild Swans. It is a story of six princes who were turned into swans and their only salvation would be if their sister could knit them each a vest made of stinging nettles. There is a fantastic modern retelling […]