Simple spread, complex insights

One of the most challenging and (for me) the most exciting parts of event planning is the conversation the Expanding Inward team has when we try to answer the question, “What is this event about, anyway?” We’ve picked the theme, we’ve invited the group, people have registered and decided they want to come — and […]

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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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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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A Handful of Seeds from the Underworld

Last weekend, Expanding Inward offered our eighth(!) weekend intensive at the beautiful Toddhall Retreat Center just outside of St. Louis, MO. We worked with The Five Truths of the Underworld, a piece of philosophy and story that came from our mentor, Cynthea Jones of Diana’s Grove. The Five Truths emerged from the story of Persephone, […]

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