• Maven Musings,  Paganism,  Tarot & Divination

    Maven Musing: Moving Slow

    I know things have been extremely quiet around here lately. And for that, I am sorry. But during that silence, I have been doing some serious soul work that has made my perspective come into a sharp focus. I’ve been moving much more slowly the last few weeks than I had realized. I don’t think it was a conscious choice, my body and spirit simply took the reins. I had a shocking past life awakening in the midst of the eclipse and it triggered a bright, sudden awareness of my behavior. A deep rooted pain and fear that I have carried with me for as long as I can remember…

  • Maven Musings,  Paganism

    Why I Don't Hide My Spirituality

    There is a lot of empowerment to be found in spiritual spaces. Learning to love yourself, claim your space, your power, build beautiful lasting relationships focused on lifting you through your darkest moments. But there is still fear. Working to better yourself creates an openness in you. Your emotions are heightened, your desire for connection and understanding.  For the people that do not or cannot understand that, it can create a strong and heartbreaking divide. It can feel like a target. There is still darkness in our “religiously-free” culture.  Anyone on any path could and SHOULD recognize that. I had a family member, someone I had generally looked up to as a kind person, flat out disown…