Illuminated Priestess

Monthly Archives: December 2018

It happens every year, this draw to nestle inside of myself. As the days grow shorter and the Winter Solstice draws near, I feel very much a kinship with the plants who subside into the Earth to await the return of light and warmth. A necessary quiet time. In light of this…because of this? I find that days are spent more quietly. Fewer words. Fewer dramatic thoughts. Much less need to check… Read More

Today I have to create a Christmas list so my children and husband can buy me things. I’ve been thinking for days. Here are things I want: Minimalism, in my own form of that. To paint more. To have a bathroom in my Temple and all of the boxes of things that need sorting through to be gone. I want land in the mountains and a good accountant and a camper and… Read More


A Homeschool Literary Magazine

Later, Miss Slater

Writing for Wholeness


All things human

Appalachian Ink ~ Home of Anna Wess (and Granny)

Home of Anna Wess, Writer & Ghost Chaser

Daughter of the Sun

a Shamanic Path

Moontime Rising

a Shamanic Path

Nourished Kitchen

Reviving Traditional Foods


a Shamanic Path

a Shamanic Path

Elemental Meridian

Elemental-simple; pertaining to the 4 elements or forces of nature. Meridian: point of highest development.