"Once upon a time when the wind was new, I had a dream and created you." The thought in my mind as I awoke today. It captured my attention. I began to wonder about the concept of being fashioned when the wind was still young. The topic of whether intelligence, science or something much larger … Continue reading Dreaming You into Being
Beyond the physical need for sustenance there is a hunger. It is an aspect of us that transcends the feeding of the body and the mind. We could term it our spirit, perhaps even our soul and it requires nourishment too. We can provide food for the body and stimulus for the mind but without … Continue reading Nourishment
"If the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being of the woman is intact, so too is that of the family, community and society." - Ancient Indigenous Proverb This ancient proverb gives me hope because it tells us that the overall well-being of females directly influences all of existence. Clearly there is much work to be … Continue reading Respect Women, Respect Life
I've been giving some serious thought to a concept shared with me many years ago by a Native American Elder. They said, "We stand on the shoulders of those who have gone before us." At the time I likened this to my upbringing that taught, "respect your elders." I did my best to honor and … Continue reading The Shoulders We Stand On
We've been sold a story. It goes something like this: you are small, you are weak, you're just one person, what difference can you make? Besides you are unworthy, you're too this or not enough of that. You're broken, a victim, so shut up, stand down, be submissive and struggle through. The main intention of … Continue reading We Are Powerful
Today I have been occupied with "what ifs". Rather than allow my mind to take me on an aimless and futile journey; I called on my inner wisdom to direct the introspection. The following "what ifs" are not unique, new or even original. They have been around as topics of contemplation and discussion for millennia. … Continue reading What If…Musings
I had the opportunity to write an article for Kajama, an online magazine. The article is on healing. To view the full story follow this link: kajama.com/… Featured Article September 30th. Blessings!
Have you ever found yourself feeling overcome with emotion? Maybe you have walked into a room that feels like the air itself is pressing down on you? These can be indications of a room or space that needs a good clearing out. Sometimes it is not enough to scrub the place clean. Many times the … Continue reading Clearing the Air and Energy
Do you want to better understand the wilderness along with your interactions and connections with Nature? Check out: We Are Wildness. Their mission is “to help improve the health of the planet by inspiring people all over the world to reconnect with Nature.” I invite you to visit their site to learn more. You will … Continue reading The Four Directions of the Medicine Wheel (And How They Affect Your Life)
The rain has found its way here once again! For those of you not living in Northern California this may not register much of an impact. To the many folks who do live here or live in a similar climate where rain is scarce, any falling of water from the skies is cause for celebration! … Continue reading Rain Dance of Celebration!