*** About Me ***

Hello and welcome!

My name is Thorne Davis. I’m a self-taught queer, trans, non-binary, magicky, & multi-dimensional Deaf woo worker. My pronouns are both: they them/he him. I’m currently located at North Portland, Oregon aka the stolen lands of indigenous peoples of Cowlitz, Multnomah, Confederated tribes of the Grand Ronde and of the Siltez Indian areas. (A great educational online reference: www.native-land.ca ~ to learn about your local indigenous stolen lands) ~

I’m both bi-cultural and bi-lingual with ASL (American sign language) and English. My being Deaf doesn’t lessen my ability and/or capabilities of offering the healing and magickal services I offer. I feel/Know my Deafness enhances my intuitive capabilities in a Deeper, sensitive manner.

I’ve been recognized and/or identified as witch, medicine worker, healer, walks-in-betweens among myriads of forms and ways in how I am Seen and dwell in relationship with Spirit, active community circles, my tribe/chosen family, my pack-fellows, my dears/loves/partners, and the greater realms of Earth Mother, Sea, Fire, and Father Sky.

I’m a steadfast & fierce advocate for Accessibility in and with diverse communities, especially for the inclusion and equity of Deaf and hoh & queer/trans diverse related community spaces ~ Accessibility is one of my many love languages; I offer trainings/workshops/skill shares/consults related to Deaf/hoh culture, ASL interpreters, and accessibility with collaborative frameworks (not hierarchical frameworks). Also, I’m an ASL (American sign language) teacher, tutor, life coach, and consultant as well as a professional tarot/oracle reader and astrologer. I’m also a poet and writer. I offer in person readings local PDX Oregon at Queen Meb witchy shop as scheduled via their website: www.queenmeb.com ~ their Instagram @q.mebpdx ~ AND ~ I also offer magical client readings/sessions & community workshops separately from my work shifts at Queen Meb ~ please contact me via DM @heartofoak8 (Instagram) and/or email: heartofoak8@gmail.com ~

I walk the Path of the ever spiraling Claddagh as influenced by my Deep Celtic roots. I Dance the Paths of Tears and Joy as influenced by my Indigenous/First Peoples ancestors. Other houses of Spirit and Magicks have their influx on my path as well. The wolf creek Southern Oregon radical faerie land as well as the Naraya have had their threads woven in my life path journeys over the years. In all, it’s a continuous ever-winding Spiral for me.

Many of my teachers and/or way-pointers have been discovered through books, conversations, medicine circles/ceremonies, courses/workshops I’ve taken, being in Community with some radically amazing folx among other treasure troves I hold fiercely close to in heart with Spirit….

Starhawk and her philosophy of power approached with magick from within and balance is one of several that have become distilled into the ethics and values I hold and have a Deep Deep respect for with in my personal practice of spirituality and how I live/breathe/walk the Paths of Magick and Service I’m called to work with in this lifetime.

Rain Crowe (www.raincrowe.wordpress.com) and Jasmin Soleil (www.jasminsoleil.com) are two of many other folx who I’ve had the wonderful opportunity & deepest blessing of meeting and co creating community together and learning with them and from each other. Rebecca Tidewalker aka Tides is a beloved witch/magical community & chosen family ancestor of mine; forever remembered.

Fio Gede De Parma, Courtney Weber, and many other folx have informed & influenced my magical paths in powerful and meaningful ways, especially in the past couple years as well ✨✨✨✨ it is an absolute beyond a pleasure, honor, and blessing to be part of community and being peers with these folx 🔮🔮🔮🙏🙏🙏

I’ve Danced the Naraya aka the Dance For All Peoples three times and can say that it’s such a blessing & gift to have had this ceremony experience as part of my continuous unfolding Life path. Ive also attended the NW Naraya bundle blessing gathering; such a rich experience!

I feel blessed and filled with a humble-graced-grateful heart in with how I am able to come forth and offer the services I bring to those who truly are in need.

Several Abundance payment/exchange options : coin-money form, PayPal, Venmo, bank transfer online, cheque/check and/or trade/barter.

I no longer use Square or Cash app for payments/exchanges.

Please understand:  I can’t always accept trade/barter as the primary form of  payment due to this livelihood income is in relation with it also being being a path of living and sustainability for me. It is my deepest heart’s desire to be in right relationship and balance as much as possible with whoever/wherever I feel called to offer my services.

COVID-19 pandemic impacts: I recognize the impact of covid-19 in many ways for us all including finances/hardships. The whole of 2020 and now already eight months into 2021 ~ since then, tis now 2023 and three years since Covid-19 first hit the US ~ the resulting impacts from this continued pandemic situation have been very harshly experienced by many of us. Please communicate with me if this is a particular impact on yourself due to financial hardship.

If finances are a difficult challenge/hardship for you, then I invite you to please contact me privately via my work email: heartofoak8@gmail.com.

It is truly important to me that my services are as accessible as possible. I trust that we will be able to work out something in the best alignment possible.

I look forward to co-creating wonderful magiks with y’all!

many many many gratitudes and bright blessings!

With abundance and magicks always ✨✨✨✨ faerie sparkles

Mr. Thorne

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Continued Education:

~ ongoing: virtual astrology related courses via PSA (Portland School of Astrology) as well as continued professional/personal development webinars etc.

~ recently/currently: Year One program student candidate through Portland School of Astrology (PSA) and cohort 8 candidate through Crossroads Solution Coaching program with Deborah Mayer

~ Academic background:

~ graduated High School, Portland, OR ~ May 1996

~ graduated University, BA degree focused in History ~ Newberg, OR ~ May 2001

~ Study Abroad course/trip UK- England, Ireland, Wales ~ 2000

~ Crossroads Solution ASL Life Coach Training Program ~ Cohort 8 ~ Feb 2019 – April 2021,

graduation online April 2021 (due to Covid-19 pandemic)

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Professional background:

~ ASL instructor (independent contractor) under Visually Speaking (deaf-owned educational biz), July 2021-Aug 2021; continued in September 2021 onward

~ 12+ years to now: independent spiritual consultant, healer, workshop/ritual/ceremony facilitator,  officiant, guest teacher/speaker, etc.

~ MeWe Fairs Panel guest speaker/participant ~ ongoing since 2020, online panels

~ workshop presenter ~ Kink and ASL via Queer Kinky Weekend

~ KQW communty ASL group monthly chat ~ teacher/co-host with Scout Bootblack (Nov. 2020 til now)

~ ordained through the Universal Life Church (ULC) ~ April 2, 2011

~ freelance ASL teacher/tutor (independent contracts)

~ continue to attend both professional/personal development workshops and/or conferences from time to time, covering diverse topics including how to interpret/support with Deaf-Blind users, astrology, herbalism, plant medicine, etc.

~ one of the three co-founders with previous community space (long defunct) Turning of the Wheel

~ 3 years ~ Para-Educator with Special Education ~ Deaf and HoH self contained classroom program via Columbia Regional Program, Portland, OR

~ ASL tutor (temp/on call) for PCC (portland community college) Sign Language interpreter training (SLIP) students

Nonprofit/ Volunteer work:

~ current: involved with planning committee for NTHIVTD ~ National Transgender HIV Testing day, 2022

~ involved with planning committee for NTHIVTD- National Transgender HIV testing day ~ April 2021 event, online Zoom due to Covid-19 pandemic, PDX, OR

~ involved with planning committee for NTHIVTD  – National Transgender HIV Testing/Screening 2020 event, PDX, OR ~ 2020/2019

~ provided ASL vocabulary training  and involved with NTHD planning committee for National HIV Transgender Testing/Screening volunteers @ Q Center, Portland, OR, April 2019/2018

~ provided ASL vocabulary training for HIV/AIDS forum volunteers at Q Center, Portland, OR (April 2017)

~ volunteer (past experience) nonprofit work: focused with database updating etc at Q Center

~ 3 years ASL interpreter coordinator and liaison for Portland, Oregon based Pride Festival as well as several years of nonprofit PR/fundraising, community outreach, networking, etc for/with a deaf queer run (long time defunct) organization.