Faerie Magazine editor finds magic in the everyday

Carolyn Turgeon. Photo by Lauren LaRocca It comes as no surprise when Carolyn Turgeon, editor-in-chief of Faerie Magazine, says she’s always loved fairy tales. She sits in her living room on a purple velvet couch—the same place where she often writes her novels and magazine stories. Flecks of tinsel-like hair extensions make her dark locks sparkle… Continue reading Faerie Magazine editor finds magic in the everyday

Dancing from the inside out: An essay on expression

All day, our bodies go on expressing themselves with movements and postures that we might not even be aware of — actions and reactions absorbed from our parents, friends, movies. What if we stepped back and began noticing with heightened awareness these changing postures throughout the week — the sagging head-drawn body of defeat, the… Continue reading Dancing from the inside out: An essay on expression

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Writer and mystic Mare Cromwell

In “Messages From Mother … Earth Mother,” self-described mystic Mare Cromwell communicated directly with Mother Earth and wrote the book as part of her spiritual work. Because she was too uncomfortable to be upfront about her communication with the spirit world — sometimes referred to as channeling, though she prefers the term downloading — the… Continue reading Writer and mystic Mare Cromwell

For Chris

I know what the most shocking thing is. It has nothing to do with cults or sex scandals or being diagnosed with some disease. I know what the most shocking thing is. It’s that one minute someone is here with their wide smile and sense of humor, engaged in conversation, building a life, and then,… Continue reading For Chris