Well hello there! Maybe you’ve noticed? I’ve been absent from this space for over a year. During that time I thought of dozens of things to say to you when I returned, but in the end ditched them all. I’ve decided to keep it simple and just fill you in on where I’ve been and where … Continue reading
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Exciting News: Women’s Circles Are Back!
Color me happy, because the Women’s Creative Wisdom Circle is back! It went on hiatus while I was finishing my license, a tough but necessary decision I had to make. But all during that time I kept thinking about it. It was like we were far-away lovers having a long distance relationship. Oh, I pined … Continue reading
Finding Deep Wisdom in a Cookie Exchange
Virtual cookie exchange blog hop? Of course I said yes. That is, I said yes because the wonderful Charlotte Rains Dixon of Wordstrumpet was doing the asking. Charlotte’s an author, writing coach and teacher, among many other things. If you want to get to know her a little better, by all means listen to this interview I … Continue reading
You Are Cared About!
She noticed me out of the corner of her eye, turned, and said, “Looks like you could use more beets.” It was one of those moments that took me by surprise, because as I made my way around the salad bar the only thing that registered about her was her focus on getting her job … Continue reading
Like a Deer in the Headlights
It’s been almost a year since we hit the deer. We were headed home from an afternoon at the coast. It was one of those crazy-beautiful Northern California fall beach days, the kind you hardly ever get in summer. We’d lingered to watch the sunset and the dark that followed came very quickly. We turned … Continue reading
Just Listen. to the wind blowing to rain falling to laughter to stories yearning to be told Just Listen. to the tone of her voice to the catch in her breath to the words she’s saying to all that she holds between those words Just Listen. to her crayons scraping paper to her hands ripping images to her fingers tracing … Continue reading
A Beautiful Reason to Make Ugly Art
It was one of those afternoons. I’d been trolling websites looking for inspiration, because even though I’ve been threatening it for ages, in the next year I truly am going to revitalize both my websites. Really! But it got to the point where I couldn’t even look at another website. My head was spinning. I was on … Continue reading
Women’s Circles: Creating and Savoring
I’m in the midst of an experiment this month. I can’t say too much about it since it’s still early days into it. But I can tell you this: I’m playing around with a new tele-circle format for the Women’s Creative Wisdom Circles that makes them accessible to women everywhere, not just in Northern California. If … Continue reading
Wild Woman Wisdom
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The words are always with you, even when you forget them
You wake with a start and the words are there, formed. Did I dream them, you wonder? (You’re not sure.) All you know for certain is that you’re being called to open your mouth wide and let these words come tumbling out, these words that say so much about how you want to be and … Continue reading