Like Leonard Cohen, singing of loss and love, make clear the beauty of what we stand to lose or what we have already destroyed. Celebrate the microscopic sea-angels. Celebrate the children who live in the cold doorways and shanty camps. Celebrate the swamp at the end of the road. Leave no doubt of the magnitude … More A Wild Dare: Who’s In?
Tonight at the health food store where I work, I had a random conversation with a stranger about chocolate (imagine me, imagine that). Her eyes were beautiful, her cheek bones piercing. She couldn’t have been more than 80lbs. She physically ran to the store, which meant she was limited with what she could purchase because she had to be able … More Questioning Beauty
And like the sea at low tide showing its sandy secrets to the sky, peace finds solace in the hope that someday it will be allowed a voice. A voice that speaks like a hymn of falling water, whispering that maybe now is the time. The time to wander out of old shadows, like a … More Hymns of Falling Water
The Art of Living Wild is a six week journey into what it means to embody one’s wild feminine nature. It is a journey for those who are interested in living an authentic life; a life that is rooted deeply in nature and in the soul. Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes, author of Women Who Run … More A Journey into the Wild Feminine
When you think of your wild nature, what comes to mind? Are you running through an old growth forest on the heels of a wolf? Diving naked into a cool pool of water? Howling at the full moon as you dance around a fire? Maybe you are doing all of those things. And if you are, … More Subtle Splendor
I started re-reading Clarissa Pinkola Estes’ book Women Who Run With the Wolves about a month ago. The very short synopsis is that it’s a conglomeration of ancient folk stories, myths and fairy tales from all over the world that illustrate the importance of holding onto the wild is present in all women (and men). The book is about the powerful … More A Wild Calling