Letters from the Red Thread Cafe

The Cosmic Bowl – A Story for Healing #822

The little girl asked Grandmother, “Do we all come in with a special cosmic bowl?” And Grandmother said, “All the children come in with a special cosmic bowl given to them. It’s shaped from the breast of their mother to represent where they nursed off of the Milky Way. Not all children’s bowls are the…

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I couldn’t sleep last night… #820

This turning towards what you deeply love saves you ~ Rumi I couldn’t sleep last night. I felt jumpy. Every sound stirred me. I was surprised because I rested almost all day yesterday, but wow was it hot in California (103). As I lay there I remembered, that even though I am home now, we…

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Evacuation, an unchosen Rites of Passage #819

Dear Ones, Five days ago we were evacuated from our new home in the hills of Saint Helena….The update is our home still stands and it appears fire danger is less, yet we cannot return yet. Each day I take time to write out how I am feeling and update my community. Thank you for…

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A Student of Suffering, A Lover of Joy #818

Upcoming Events with MUSEA Curator, Shiloh Sophia   Painting: I Have Always Been With You, 2014 Comment on Facebook A Student of Suffering, A Lover of Joy I arise from an ancient battle Carried forward since the day I catapulted headlong into the womb I have known of it with every part of my cellular…

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The 10th Muse #817

Move outside of what you know and find the bliss of non-being as you crash into fuller being splashing colors on the past and making a new future… Shiloh Sophia in the Summer Course, ARTIFACT Join us for a NEW Intentional Creativity® Event There is a 10th Muse writing prompt at the bottom of this…

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The Dark Side of the Moon – Video Storytime #816

The Muse is at the back door tonight. We are in the middle of dinner and I don’t want the others to see her. I take a chicken wing, and rush to the door. I beg her to come back later. She looks at me suspiciously over leopard print sunglasses. She takes the wing, smacking…

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What is the Craving Beneath the Craving? #815

“A woman may crave to be near water, or be belly down, her face in the earth, smelling the wild smell. She might have to drive into the wind. She may have to plant something, pull things out of the ground or put them into the ground. She may have to knead and bake, rapt…

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Breaking up with Patriarchy

(Pat)riarchy   Dear Pat, I just don’t think I can do this anymore. I know we have been together a long time. That our families have worked together for thousands of years, but I am just not happy in this relationship. I don’t know if I ever was. Did it ever really work between us?…

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You are held in the heart of the divine #814

“…Grant that I may Not so much seek to be consoled as to console To be understood, as to understand To be loved, as to love For it is in giving that we receive” ~ excerpt from Saint Francis Prayer See all MUSEA events in one place: www.musea.org/school Explore MUSEA Membership: www.musea.org/membership  Red Thread Letter #814…

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