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THIS WEEK’S READ:
When I was a kid I dreamed of being an author.
I figured the job description involved, well, you know, writing. I thought the primary requirement to get a book deal was to be a decent writer.
And then I grew up.
This could have been “the end” ’cause I was told that, in order to get a book deal, I needed at least 60,000 people on my email list, 80k followers on Facebook, a YouTube Channel, a popular podcast, and flaming blue hair.
Just kidding on the hair… well, sorta. read more…
It’s early spring, still cold enough for gloves. I’m trotting figure eights on a hot headed ex-racehorse. Eights are lulling, soothing even, and soon my breath is synced with his and time is slipping a bit sideways. Slowly, breath by breath, the separation between horse and human dissolves. This is my first experience of transcendence.
Herbiary: Shop & Book
I spent my 34th year in Ireland apprenticed to a traditional healer. We crafted medicine from roots & bark, leaves & petals… and also from words, stringing them into stories to mend the spirit.
When I returned to the States I opened a small apothecary which has grown into Herbiary.com, with stores in Philadelphia, PA and Asheville, NC.
This blog is where I share my stories. In July, 2018 it will be joined by my first book, An Illustrated Herbiary. This book is whimsical, gorgeous, and OMG yummy; I can’t wait to share it with you. Stay tuned!
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"Maia is the real deal...her writing is exquisite, and her work profound."
Linda Siversten, TEDWomen speaker
“Maia took what was already sneaking in the door and helped me to put them at the center.”
Debora Geary, Author
“Maia is earthy, soulful and ‘real’. Her work is a true expression of her divine calling.”
Brigit Esselmont, biddytarot.com
“I read your blog 'religiously' each week!”
Suzanne Boothby, Wellness Write & Author