Writing from the Heart

Spirit Medicine: Videos

Spirit Medicine: Videos

Soak in the guidance and healing from our Equinox Throwing of the Bones Ceremony. Enjoy the 4 video clips shared below. Listen and feel what the Spirits have to say about Balance from the Heart, Relationship with Mother Earth, Belonging in the Web of Life, and Building from the Inside Out… Learn More about Throwing… Read full article…

Gifts of Equinox

Gifts of Equinox

We live in a universe of cycles within cycles within cycles. Wherever we are on the earth, we are moving into the Equinox. The heart of Autumn is opening in the Northern Hemisphere while Spring is coming alive in the lands and waters south of the equator. The Full Moon is arriving very close to… Read full article…

Soaked to the Bones

Soaked to the Bones

I gathered my tobacco pouch and headed to the river. My heart felt heavy and my spirit was weighted down by the violence and loss I’d just heard on the news. Seeking a remedy for my sorrow and the wounding in our world, I began composing a Love Letter to Humanity in my mind. Calling… Read full article…

Starfish Medicine

Starfish Medicine

Maia woke up with a start, her heart racing. She got out of bed and fumbled through the darkness, trailing her hand along the wall searching for the light. Blinking against the brightness that suddenly filled the room, she set the teapot on the stove. She hoped a warm cup of tea would soothe her… Read full article…

Remembering

Remembering

In ordinary moments in everyday life, with every breath, any step, with each word and touch and thought, with endings, beginnings, and the seeds of your dreams, you are co-creating life. The interweaving of relationships, the wonder of being alive, the awareness of belonging in the web of life can be felt and remembered any… Read full article…

Opening Doors

Opening Doors

How are you feeling as public spaces open up? What thresholds of change are you standing in? What do you see as you look beyond where you’ve been? What directions are you choosing to go? Some human beings are eagerly taking a leap out of quarantine. Whether you are taking bold leaps from here to… Read full article…

Journey to Chaco Canyon

Journey to Chaco Canyon

My first trip to Chaco Canyon was nine years ago during a Full Moon Eclipse. From the moment I began packing my car, there was magic upon magic upon magic. Looking back, I understand those cherished days as a rite of passage, a birthing time in a birthing place, an opening into a new cycle… Read full article…

Spiral Path

Spiral Path

I’ve been building a stone spiral near the river. It took me awhile to find just the right place. In the light of the full moon, I suddenly felt called to choose and take steps to begin. Unable to find any stones beneath the cottonwood trees, I sketched the spiral on the ground with sticks.… Read full article…

Homing Instincts

Homing Instincts

Blue Heron waded through the rippling waters, the longings for home growing stronger inside her. Following the trail of light shimmering in the water, she saw the full moon glowing on the horizon. Awed by the beauty, Heron’s heartache softened. Her spirit brightened and she began to sing. The vibration of her song flowed along… Read full article…

Unpacking an Old Story

Unpacking an Old Story

I recently came across a box filled with piles of old writings and copies of my handmade books. I found a large manilla envelope filled with the original drawings for a story called “Gifts of the Grandmother.” The colors of the pencil drawings were still so brilliant, even after being in storage for over eighteen… Read full article…

     
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