Activism, Prayer, Social Justice, Uncategorized, Woman and Nature

Reaching Through Darkness

  The basil I planted in January sits on my windowsill, arching sturdy stems toward the light.¬†I sit back from my computer and take a breath. I feel like those arching basil¬†plants: desiring sunshine, planted a bit too early. Sometimes it feels as if I were born into the wrong time, or perhaps the wrong… Continue reading Reaching Through Darkness

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Archetypes, God the Father, God the Mother, Jean Shinoda-Bolen, Patriarchy, Religion, Sacred, Social Justice, Spirituality, Women's Spirituality

In the beginning, there was the Goddess.

Isis. Durga. Danu. Tonantzen. Gaia. Artemis of Epheshia. Asherah. These names were once held with great reverence, and carried unimaginable power. They are the names of the Earth Goddesses throughout time in varying cultures, and if the list were to be complete, it would be very, very long. To worship the divine as feminine was… Continue reading In the beginning, there was the Goddess.

Activism, Social Justice, Women's Circles

Desperation, Exhaustion, and Battle Fatigue: 5 Steps to Healing Along the Way

Like many of you, I am a sensitive person. I am blessed to feel the collective pain and chaos of the human race. Sometimes, it nearly does me in. I long to move into the forest, walk into the woods. Go further, further...into the peace and beauty and quiet of the natural world. Because let's… Continue reading Desperation, Exhaustion, and Battle Fatigue: 5 Steps to Healing Along the Way