A Bit of Green Magic

A curious thing happened the other day. I will leave it for you to decide whether or not it was magic. Years ago, I read a lovely little book titled Growing Myself: A Spiritual Journey Through Gardening, by Judith Handelsman (1996, Dutton), in which the author offers stories of her lifelong connection with plants, the special


Aromatherapy and Ritual: Bliss for the Creative Spirit

I wake to soft morning light, a pale glow on the worn linen curtains in my bedroom illuminating that dawn has just arrived. As I push back the fluffy duvet and emerge from a warm cocoon of bed, the rest of the household still sleeps. Even the dogs. I make my way to the bathroom and