Writing from the Heart

Coyote Medicine

Coyote Medicine

I saw the coyote peering back at me through the sagebrush. So highly attentive and tuned into the world around her, she was aware of my presence even with the window and adobe wall between us. With ease and grace, she turned away and disappeared among the trees. Even such brief encounters, like hearing the… Read full article…

Thunder Beings, Lightning & Butterfly

Thunder Beings, Lightning & Butterfly

Our New Moon gathering, a Throwing of the Bones Ceremony, was immersed in a field of magic. We were joined by booming Thunder Beings, crackling jolts of Lightning, Winds and Rains. Just as I began describing the medicine of Butterfly who is sitting in the heart of the ceremonial symbol, a butterfly with blue wings… Read full article…

River Rock

River Rock

I was instructed by the spirits to find a special stone to bring to ceremony with groups of people. This guidance was perplexing. I’d recently moved across the country and just had let go of my license as a psychologist. Most everything in my life felt unsettled. My work was undergoing unexpected change. I wasn’t… Read full article…

Behind the Masks

Behind the Masks

These past few months, I’ve been learning about masks. How to sew them. When to wear them. How to navigate six-feet of separation. How to communicate with muffled words and smiles unseen. For the past twenty years, I’ve been learning about masks in a different kind of way. In the healing traditions of Ka Ta… Read full article…

     
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