Conjure & Elemental

  Conjure: call upon to appear, by means of a magic ritual; make (something) appear unexpectedly or seemingly from nowhere as if by magic; call (an image) to mind; cause someone to feel or think of (something) Elemental: primary or basic; concerned with chemical elements or other basic components; related to or embodying the powers of nature; having the primitive…

Intuition & Alchemy

Intuition: a thing that one knows or considers likely from instinctive feeling rather than conscious reasoning Alchemy: a seemingly magical process of transformation, creation, or combination Welcome to Brigit’s Book Club! This week, I’m reviewing the first two parts of The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman. Below, you’ll find some of my own favorite quotes and…

Caged Bird

From the banister, I looked down into the closest of the three cages hanging from the ceiling, like chandeliers, above the dining room table. A woman knelt inside, blindfolded and still, the iron bars leaving cross-work patterns on her naked flesh. She was just close enough that I could see a spray of freckles on…

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