Posts by michele james-parham

GoFundMe: Fundraising to save The Phoenix

Suffice it to say, our house is trashed. We need help repairing it and making it liveable, functional, and beautiful again. We can't do it on our own, so we're fundraising for your support.

Shamanic Birthworker

Doulas, midwives, and assistants are trained to be educators and to physically care for their clients, but rarely are we shown or taught how to nourish our clients' spiritual journey.

Wise Woman

I want a Wise Woman who KNOWS.... Not qualified with educational credentials or honorary degrees… but one who KNOWS deep in her bones, through lived experiences...

Wordless Wednesday: kitchen altar



Our great and wise keeper and leader of ritual in the community.

Apprenticeships/Programmes in the Works

I wish I could move to Pittsburgh and live with you - just to shadow you and learn about life from you like young women used to be sent off to do with distant aunts or eccentric grandmothers.

Wordless Wednesday: Altar

one of my altars

#NaBloPoMo The Day After: On Completion of the Challenge

How do I feel about completing the #NaBloPoMo challenge to blog every day in the month of November? In a way, it was like a month of monetarily free therapy. It is hard to beat that!

#NaBloPoMo Day 30: 100 Things part 10

And my last instalment of 100 Things. I hope you have enjoyed learning all kind of weird, mundane, and interesting things about me. 91. Desert island discs (5): First, I truly HATE these kinds of questions. Like I am supposed to sum up my entire life in just 5 albums/books/songs/whatever. Blah. I am way more […]

#NaBloPoMo Day 29: Herbal Profile: Elder

Elder Sambucus Nigra, Sambucus Canadensis elderberry, elder berry, "poor man's pharmacy", Hylde Moer, Elder Mother