Weaving The Web
The more we recognize our interconnectedness, the more we can work in harmony with the Greater Good. So I’m glad to offer you a variety of resources for your journey.
These are a few of my favorite people, places and ideas. In no particular order, you’ll see some (below) with longer descriptions, as well as a list of other treasures, in the Blogroll on the right of your screen.
By the way, I do try to make sure these links are current, but if you have any trouble connecting, or if you have questions or comments about them, please email me!
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Triangle Tarot and Friends: Join some of the smartest, nicest Tarot people in the world! For almost a decade, we have welcomed renowned Tarot experts from around the world who participate online, and we also meet in person locally to talk, learn and make new Tarot friends. Our local gatherings are every third Wednesday of the month. Participation is free and all levels of experience are welcome!
Cherry Hill Seminary provides quality higher education and practical training for leaders and care-givers within the Nature-based spirituality population. CHS offers the first and only graduate-level education for Pagan ministry in the world, welcoming all traditions. Cherry Hill also offers online distance-learning classes, regional workshops and intensive retreats. In addition, you’ll find several certificate programs, as well as short courses which are open to the public (called Foundations). It is my great honor to serve Cherry Hill Seminary as a member of the Board of Directors.
Dancing Moon Books and Gifts in Raleigh is one of the largest independent Pagan, New Age and alternative retailers in the Southeast. Be sure to check their calendar for a variety of healing practitioners, readers (including my own twice a month), workshops, and other special events.
Although they are currently on hiatus, I am the monthly columnist for the renowned Meta Arts Magazine, an online periodical that for ten years has compiled and published work from some of the very best thought leaders in the esoteric arts and sciences. My column is called The Illuminated Journey, a reference, of course, to the cards of the Tarot, as well as our own sacred pilgrimage in this lifetime.
Melissa Harris art celebrates woman’s love of life, beauty, nature and magic. Featured in my Birthday Club greeting cards, she is loved for her paintings, prints, intuitive Spirit Essence Portraits, and more. Her fabulous images celebrate sensuality, intimacy, and the sacred erotic.
Joanna Powell Colbert’s Gaian Tarot celebrates the living Earth and those who seek to live in harmony with Her. It is an evocative and powerful tool for accessing inner guidance. I love this deck. Which is why I am a charter member of the Gaian Tarot Circle, an online community of like-minded souls who are discovering the blessings of serving our Mother Earth, especially using the lessons of this beautiful deck.
The American Tarot Association is a professional and social organization for Tarot enthusiasts, students, scholars, and readers. As a member, I agree to abide by the highest standards of professional ethics and skill.
The Tarot Garden Helping Tarot enthusiasts and their collections grow! With an outstanding, searchable database for Tarot decks, Tarot collectors and practitioners Jeannette Roth and Dan M. Pelletier are at your service. Skip the corporate behemoths. This is the only online resource for all things Tarot, if you care about supporting real Tarot people!
Herbs from the Labyrinth - Herbalist Sarah Preston offers wonderful hand-made, organic creams, salves, bath salts & soaps, as well as healthcare products, and herbal ceremonial materials.
The Essential Herbal is an indispensable magazine by, for, and about herbie people, and the things they love most, namely….herbs! This is a truly wonderful magazine and website if you are at all called by the Green path.
Kind Veggie Burritos is my self-published cookbook of over 120 pages of recipes collected from the “parking lot scene” at Grateful Dead shows. It is available by mail order only, and all proceeds are donated to SEVA and the Rex Foundation.
The Reclaiming Tradition of Witchcraft is a community of women and men who practice the religion and magic of the Goddess — the Immanent Life Force. We see our work as teaching and making magic — the art of empowering ourselves & each other. In our classes, workshops, and public rituals, we learn and use our skills to deepen our strength, both as individuals and as community, to voice our concerns about the world in which we live, and give birth to our vision of a new culture.
M. Macha Nightmare is a favorite author, teacher, Priestess and one of the founders of the Reclaiming tradition of Witchcraft. Among her many works are Pagan Pride: Honoring the Craft and Culture of Earth and Goddess, and she co-authored the indispensable, beautiful Pagan Book of Living and Dying. Macha is a former President of Cherry Hill Seminary.
The Indigo Life Center is the Raleigh-Durham area’s portal to complimentary therapies and spiritual guidance; helping practitioners, seekers, and teachers of alternative health and spiritual solutions easily find one another.
World Tarot Day is observed every year on May 25, thanks to the efforts of the wonderful Den Elder. I have been proud to be one of its sponsors for many years. I support the intention that it is, “To promote the use of the Tarot tool across all human made borders, be they political boundaries, misunderstandings of the mind, or ignorance of the tool itself, for the benefit and growth of the Spiritual Self.” Marcus Katz of Tarotsophy has now taken over its promotion, but World Tarot Day belongs to us all!
The Witches’ Voice is the world’s leading Neo-Pagan news and networking site. For many years, I have been a proud sponsor of this advertising-free, community-driven website. Witchvox is also an invaluable reference and advocate for matters of religious freedom and anti-discriminatory issues.
Independent Animal Rescue is a private non-profit organization that cares for stray, abandoned and abused companion animals primarily in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Region of Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill. Please visit them and help any way you can. And please be sure to spay and neuter your animal friends.
Bonnie Cohen is more than just a Life Coach (although, yes, she is a certified, credentialed one). She is a Fairy Godmother, complete with a creativity playhouse full of art toys for you, a magic wand, and your best interests at heart. She is a true treasure!
Mammograms for those in need Mammograms are among the best early cancer detection methods, yet 13 million women in the U.S. are 40 years old or older and have never had a mammogram. It only takes a few seconds to click here and help provide free mammograms to those in need. And while you’re there, click to give food to the hungry, and to help the environment.
Raleigh (Central NC) Pagan Pride is a chapter of the international Pagan Pride Project, a non-profit organization whose mission is to foster pride in Pagan identity, and to eliminate prejudice and discrimination based on religious beliefs, all through education, activism, charity and community. For many years, I have been a sponsor for this important resource.