Using the tools

A couple weeks ago, I had the opportunity to help facilitate the 9th (seriously, the 9th? I’m not really sure how that happened) Expanding Inward event. It was a pretty wonderful experience for me, particularly because we were presenting some of the most impactful work that I’ve encountered. We shared the Priestess Arts, which comprised […]

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Emergence

Tomorrow, the five of us arrive at the venue for our much-anticipated spring intensive weekend – so we’re all busy packing and planning. My drum is ready to go, but I still need to pack my socks (which tells you a lot about my priorities.) The schedule is tight this week, but we didn’t want […]

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My new normal

Two phone calls in the last hour of my day today. 1st call – “I get up every morning and go out and apply for jobs. I have been turned down more times than I can count. I get interviews, they like me, and then they do my background check and turn me down. Do […]

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Building Those Muscles

In my last blog post, Acting As Healer, I said that “in my work as a healing practitioner I can readily embody my values. But I noticed how easily my skills fell away when I got triggered over a conversation about the recent election results. Can I Act As Healer when I strongly disagree with […]

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This Priestess Thing

I am a Priestess. In the tradition I was trained in, that word says nothing about my gender, apparent or identified. It doesn’t assure you of my history, my education, my status or my authority. It doesn’t necessarily imply religion, and while it strongly implies spirituality, it doesn’t actually promise that, either. Priestess, in my […]

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Manifesting the sacred

Our May event is now open for registration. It’s called The Priestess Arts: Tools for These Times and in it, we will learn about and explore four incredible tools that were developed at Diana’s Grove. Lately, I’ve been thinking about each of the Arts. Words matter. I believe this firmly, and I spend a lot […]

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“He Fits the Description”

Friday night my grandson and his friend were at home for the evening and decided they wanted to make banana smoothies. I will admit I’m was a bit surprised by this because I have never experienced teenagers who think making smoothies is a good idea, but that’s my grandson for you. They were out of […]

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Acting As Healer

It happens each cycle. As Expanding Inward begins to prepare for our next event, I am drawn into the work on a deeply personal level. At our upcoming event in May we will be working with the Priestess Arts. As described in our marketing material, “The Priestess Arts of Diana’s Grove are the elemental tools […]

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