The Road to Hell

Well, everyone is all abuzz making New Year's resolutions right about now. And as we all know, most of them will be abandoned by February. Why is that? My theory is that it is all in the timing. Our calendar simply does not sync with the natural cycles and rhythms of Nature. We are in …

Hindsight

Remembering all the things in my life that I thought I just had to have, relationships, jobs, possessions. Now realizing how much freer I am without them. Past me fretted and cried when these dreams or goals passed me by. And present me sees the prisons they would have become. Our sight is short. All …

Hopeless Romantic

Tristan and Isode- Waterhouse If you don’t know I am a hopeless romantic, always have been. But like most of us, I have developed a nice shell around my heart to protect it from self-induced pain and disappointment.   I grew up on love stories for the ages: Romeo and Juliet, Tristan and Isolde, Orpheus …

Beautiful Bewilderment

"Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment."-Rumi I had the most wonderful experience the other day. I had the opportunity to have a discussion with several regular customers in which we listened to someone describe the intricacies of their belief. For many years, I have been tangentially connected to aspects of their spiritual tradition and could …

Adventures in Yoni Steaming

    Have you heard of Yoni Steaming? I was shocked that I had not and thought my Earth Mama card would be revoked due to not knowing anything about it. Several customers came into the store bringing recipes to be blended for their steams. This was happening so frequently that having a blend on …

Why Try Hypnosis?

Hypnosis is not a substitute for the competent care of medical and mental health professionals. Rather, it is a complementary technique that can be used to navigate the ups and downs of daily life. In my practice, I seek to fill the gaps often found in traditional medicine. Treating the Spirit and empowering the individual with …

Altar Etiquette

Take a Look at my Altar at Aroma G's Botanica Altar [awl-ter] noun 1.an elevated place or structure, as a mound or platform, at which religious rites are performed or on which sacrifices are offered to gods, ancestors, etc.   Several dictionaries only define an altar as a trapping of Christianity or a place of …