Magic, Mystery, and Miracles

April 20, 2008

You Are My Sunshine: A Tribute to Gran by Joy Guidi

Today was gran’s funeral service in Florida. My sister Joy and her husband David flew down from San Francisco earlier this week to be with my mom and dad and uncle. It’s strange to be so far away and not be able to be present with the rest of the […]
April 17, 2008

In Memoriam: Antoinette “Nettie” Mastocciolo Santora, February 26, 1912 – April 12, 2008

It’s a sad week for my family and I as our dearly beloved matriarch of the family, my grandmother, passed away last Saturday. She died peacefully in her sleep at the lovely age of 96. Although we knew her time was close and we’d had months to prepare (she’d fallen […]
December 29, 2007

What Color Is Your Soul?

Earlier in the year, during a break at a workshop I was attending, I was chatting with a male acquaintance when I glimpsed something shimmering from under his shirt collar. “Ooh, what’s that?” I asked. He unbuttoned his collar and showed me a most stunning necklace – somewhat large, set […]
November 4, 2007

Who Am I? How I view myself as a migrant in a new country.

Our good friend Amba is studying at nearby Canterbury University; her field of study is anthropology with a focus on entheogenology. She’s always up to something interesting in her classes and earlier this month, for one of her courses, she was assigned a photo essay project. Her task was to […]