Knoedel Soup for Frau Holle

It is this time of the year again. Wild hunt time. Solstice Time. Winter time. Her time, Frau Holle’s. Four years ago I stood in a snowy field and promised her that I will never forget her blessings and her…

An Offering of Love

I’ve recently realized, there aren’t many spiritual resources for a person juggling multiple responsibilities in life. I’ve read a lot of books designed for priesthood, warriors, spiritual seekers, advanced students, etc. I found very little reference, not to mention actual…

Best Book: The Seamstress

Once a bookworm, these days I rarely have time to read any books. Yet, I simply couldn’t put down The Seamstress. The novel is by Frances de Pontes Peebles, who tells a story about two sisters, the history of Brazil, feminism,…

How to Live With Magic

Throw the alarm clock out of the window, french kiss my husband, pick fresh herbs for breakfast, drink hot chocolate, make soup, take a bath, buy fresh bread, wear thigh-high boots, use a polka-dot umberella, taste raindrops on your tongue,…