Wild Blueberries

Near the end of a recent 8-ish mile hike in the Ozark Mountain region of Missouri I was faced with an unexpected turn in the path. A break in the hot summer weather had brought a few welcomed days of cooler temperatures and lower humidity, perfect for a day at my favorite state park. I […]

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Leading to Discovery in the Age of Alternate Facts

I am going to start this post with a disclaimer: I don’t have any answers — only many more questions. Okay. Now, that I’ve gotten that out of the way – let the blog post continue. Our spring event is on the Four Priestess Arts — which were developed by our mentor, Cynthea Jones 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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Stewardship

All five of us on the Expanding Inward facilitation team served on the staff of the Diana’s Grove Mystery School before the Grove closed a handful of years ago. Mystery School offered a good deal of really solid philosophy around community-building, leadership, and personal/spiritual growth – but, the most foundational piece that came out of […]

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The Bleeding Edge of Vulnerability

Want to know a secret about me? I am more than a little shy, and spend more time being afraid than not. When I admit this to anyone, even my closest friends, I’m often met with comments like, “Yeah, right,” or “No, you’re not.” Then I find myself struggling to convince them that it’s actually […]

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