Well Met at the Crossroads

  I’m lost again. OK, maybe not lost. I know where I am. I’m here. What I don’t know is where I am going. (It’s interesting that that’s what lost means to me: ignorance about something that hasn’t happened yet. How could I know the end at the beginning? But I really, really want to […]

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Crossroads don’t all look alike

There is something magical about the light and shadow in a tree canopy. Both draw me in. Both say “pay attention”. Notice. I can feel a pull, almost like gravity, except this pull is up, not down. I notice this primarily at sunrise and sunset. During the time between sunrise and sunset, if I walk […]

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Moon Flowers

A friend gave me a gift of moon flower plants. They are twining their way up my garden fence. Have you seen their frosty glow by the light of the full moon? Something about them, maybe their propensity for communing with the moonlight or the purity and sweet scent of their white blossoms, connects right […]

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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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