Have you seen our Mother? When she sees all her little children running to her she opens her gigantic arms and gathers us up like chicks. Back in her arms again, worlds appear, disappear, and reappear upon the rise and fall of her breasts. Her honey milk flows and flows and we are nourished. It…
her soul spins songs of healing
fire red, gold thread and river green
she is making a cloak to transform pain
she is weaving seeds into the fibers
and feathers and shells and leaves
nce you get the love of your life, how do you stay – “In Love.” Staying In Love is a cultivation, a plan of action, and sometimes a sacrifice. By “in love” I am not referring to being romantic, or even “hot” in the classical sense. I mean a general overall true affection and appreciation, a feeling of excitement when you see each other, a continued interest in the development of that person, and yes, the sparkle still sparks at least from time to time.
10 Creative Ideas for a LOVELY Day for Valentine’s 2010 by Shiloh Sophia McCloud (Warning: Each of these suggestions takes pre-day-of planning. And, these suggestions are only for the committed – not for the commitment-phobes.) LOVE NOTES: Go shopping, get love journals, begin the love year with writing letters to each other in the journals.…
Amidst the challenges each day presents amidst the loss, the wonder, the endless to do lists amidst the shifting landscape of our world and even amidst the sorrow: This is a year of great promise. We don’t know what the year will bring yet we each know in our heart that what it brings is…
You put the razz in my raspberry.
You are the sticky juice of my mango.
You sizzle the chili peppers in my salsa.
Dearest Holy Lady This is my prayer for reweaving the tears. This garment of gold thread that covers our bodies, is a fine weave, at once like gossamer and moss and lace and stars and like a helix interlaced. I cannot see it but I know it is there, covering us. I think you made…
There are impossible pains
for which there are no words
or phrases which can dislodge
the broken branches and hearts
I offer myself to you this day
I invite your will and your way
to flow as living water in my life
I acknowledge that the power of goodness
is the force in my body spirit and soul
One of my lifelong visions, and my family assures me I have spoken of it since I was little, is that women do not feel alone/isolated/disconnected from one another. At the heart of my heart is for women to encourage one another towards their dreams. Years ago I took a training to become an advocate…