Pilchuck Glass School Artistic Adventures in the Woods TWO

Last week MK, Frank and I all got to visit the mecca of glass art education at the Pilchuck Glass school in Stanwood, Washington. Linked here is the first blog post I wrote about the school giving you a poetic perspective about its history and significance: https://mellissaelucia.wordpress.com/2012/05/11/a-love-letter-to-the-pilchuck-glass-school/ Visiting this wonderful place was particularly significant because …

“Rainbows in the Dark” excerpts from the Oracle of Initiation book

We are living in very intense times. When the breakdown of one paradigm shakes us into the next, it's a time to hold onto you hats. Like homeopathy, the imbalanced symptoms become amplified before they subside. One of the core themes of the Oracle of Initiation journey is claiming your own Rainbows in the Dark. …

Ancestral Scandinavian shamanic healers the Noaidi speak through the NEW Oracle of Initiation book

What an astonishing couple of weeks it has been. The Oracle of Initiation deck is finally finished, six years after its inception with the book's completion, and MK Barr's film Painted in the Desert about the underworld journey and resurrection I underwent to create the deck had its first public showing Monday night. Two beautiful …

Altars for Easter

I LOVE altars. Making visual representation of sacred, beautiful, meaningful things in ones life is so divine. We all do it, even if we don't think we do. Family photos, pictures of the Ancestors, sports trophies, art from the children on the refrigerator, these are all physical, tangible offerings of what we deem note and …

The Oracle of Initiation book is here! With an excerpt from Persephone and a Special OFFER

OH JOY! It has been an epic journey, but the Oracle of Initiation: Rainbows in the Dark book is finally available! I want to thank all of the Guardians and Allies who guided this incredible journey, seen and unseen, including Janet Elk, graphics goddess and Lunaea Weatherstone, editing maven for their tireless dedication to the …