"Buying a book is not about obtaining a possession…
but about securing a portal.”

Laura Miller

Author of The Magician's Book

The Spring Equinox: Planting the Seeds of Possibility

The equinoxes and solstices are among my favorite days of the year, on par with Thanksgiving feasts and Christmas festivities. This year’s spring equinox took place on the evening of March 19, officially escorting us out of winter’s reflective hibernation and into the bright, expectant season of spring. A stormy...

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The Found Feathers Origin Story

The inaugural Found Feathers: Your Sacred Invitation episode shared the inspiration for the series, based on my story of a found feather, a divine nod that communicated clearly that I had indeed been heard. A pristine and perfect red-tailed hawk feather had found me, in the midst of the wet...

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The Winter Solstice: Dreaming Up Seeds in the Stillness

I love the equinoxes and solstices, the mystical markers of reflection, transition, and closing up one chapter to begin another. This year’s winter solstice takes place on December 21, signaling the passage from autumn’s abundant harvest into the sleepy stillness of winter, and it wasn’t always one of my favorite...

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Giving in the Spirit of the Sun

The 14th century lyrical poet Hafiz spoke often of transcendent love and the boundless treasures available therein when we are open to receiving its precious gift. The mystical muse also extolled the riches of giving — of love, light, and hope — from one’s heart. As we transitioned from the...

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The Autumn Equinox: Harvesting the Seeds of Surprise

Equinoxes and solstices. The harbingers of transition and an invitation to consolidate one season and prepare for the next. Today marks 2023’s autumn equinox, the day that ushers us from the bustling, busy days of summer into the more measured, reflective wane of the fall harvest. An auspicious spring planting....

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