The Heart is A Muscle

Posted November 30th, 2016

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Last night I sat in a circle with a group of women and we talked about how so many of us are openly grieving – and how refreshing and healing it is when we find (or create) safe spaces and communities in which to do that work. We talked about the feminine, and how often she is told to be quiet, pull it together, be productive, get […]

Life In The Area

Posted November 15th, 2016

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This is a repost from something I wrote last year. At the time, I was poised to release my book into the world, and writing this helped me to name what I was feeling. A year later, I find myself returning to my own words in a different context, but with a similar intention: To name what I am feeling in the wake of this […]

Stay On The Mat

Posted November 4th, 2016

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I had no business being up at 3:00 a.m. But I just couldn’t seem to stop myself. I had picked up Glennon Doyle Melton’s new book Love Warrior, and now I couldn’t put it down. More than just being thoroughly engaged or committed to see it through, my experience was of being found. Truthfully, it was more like being found out. As in busted. I was […]

The Right Hook of Physics

Posted October 12th, 2016

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A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about this amazing experience I had where I literally drew my intention with my whole body. My intention?  To be more luminous. I shared how I felt luminous as I embodied that word in the circle of women gathered that night. It was powerful and mysterious. Like magic. I felt like a High Priestess conjuring something from the depths […]

A Living Prayer: Embodying Intention

Posted September 30th, 2016

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The woman’s word was “WORTH“, and I watched as she went first, embodying each letter of that word — her intention – with her body, spelling it first forwards and then retracing it backwards. I was her partner. My job was to witness her. It was an exercise, really — something we were asked to do as part of a ritual for a new moon Qoya […]

Mea Culpa

Posted September 20th, 2016

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Did you know I’ve got a new podcast out? Yup! It’s called An Unscripted Woman and it’s available right now via SoundCloud – which means you can subscribe to it through your podcast app on your smart phone. Easy peasy. I started this as an experiment back in July this summer, and the response was really positive, so I’m back for more this September, as […]

Happy New Year

Posted September 16th, 2016

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We were quite a sight that day, arriving at my youngest son’s elementary school for the annual “watermelon welcome”. A few people, seeing us hobble up the front walk, asked us if we had been in a car accident. No, we assured them, we’d just had a bit of a rough summer. My husband, having crushed his arm in an accident back in early July, had […]

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