Moving into Tiwaz

Moving into Tiwaz

 “Tyr and Fenrir” by John Bauer (1911) Today we move into the half-month rune of Tiwaz, in which we are asked to reconcile some heartsong that cannot be as we’ve dreamed. It is the survivor rune with the narrative of grieved loss bringing embodied power. As Tyr...
Your Soul Path

Your Soul Path

It’s just not possible. Put the blame where it really lays, and celebrate your awesome self. @kelleysoularts on Instagram S. Kelley Harrell, M. Div. Kelley is an author, animist, and deathwalker in North Carolina. She teaches rune work, ancestral healing, and...
Transformation and Skills

Transformation and Skills

The skills of transformation aren’t the skills of sustaining change. I see it all the time: people create incredible transformations in their lives.  In the joy of those miracles they internalize that the high generated by deep change is enough to make change...
Opposite

Opposite

Opposite the system is still the system. Transformation within binary and duality is merely rebellion. It’s not out of the box. It exists on the same continuum. To truly generate shift, we have to realize there is no box. When we can do that, we outcreate the...
Vulnerability

Vulnerability

Vulnerability is your strongest ally in animism. Animism is all about relationships, internal and external. The limitations you have in knowing aspects of yourself are the same ones you have with human-people, spirit-people, tree-people. They are all relationships....