Ashley Nicole Hunter

Editor, Author, Priestess

Dear Ruth Barrett

Originally posted on Caw, Motherfsckers:
For years you lived in my region, and were a major player in our local community. You were the Pagan musician, the public-ritual priestess, the face of Dianic…

June 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tea, Cake & Death

Originally posted on Death & the Maiden:
This week is all about The Big Conversation as it’s Dying Matters Awareness Week (9th – 15th of May). We learn from the…

May 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rest and Renewal

It seems like I have been caught in the middle of a storm for months. This has not been an altogether unpleasant thing. Though I haven’t felt the first bit … Continue reading

April 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

An Open Letter to John Halstead

This says it far, far better than I ever could.

November 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

We Stick to the Plan

  To recap since it’s been a little bit since my last posting, last year Galina Krasskova did an excellent post in which she urged everyone to answer a series … Continue reading

September 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Texted Prayer to Hermes

  I text the praises of Hermes, speedy son of Zeus, god of the road and those who travel it. Lord of lanes and patron of parking spaces, you who … Continue reading

September 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Gate of Trails: The Testing of a Hero

Originally posted on Magick From Scratch:
Each hero in Greek mythology must face a critical trial. In our own lives, trials are generally many, and small. In this poem, the…

August 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

A POLYTHEISTIC DAY OF PROTEST & REMEMBRANCE

Originally posted on Gangleri's Grove:
When: July 31, 2015 Why: in remembrance of the over three hundred ancient and in many cases holy sites destroyed by Daesh. In grief…

August 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cui Bono

  This was going to be a post about why you’re wrong. It was glorious. It had respected journals as sources, quotes from important people…it even had a chart. A … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Small Acts of Devotion

I would not consider myself very artistic, but I certainly have fun trying. I’m especially fond of going through old magazines and snipping out images or words that appeal to … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

"Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination."

***Oscar Wilde

“Being a writer is a very peculiar sort of a job: it's always you versus a blank sheet of paper (or a blank screen) and quite often the blank piece of paper wins.”

***Neil Gaiman

“Stand at the crossroads if you will, but if you'll not choose, I'll move on without you.”

***Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Dart

"The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery."

***Anais Nin