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The Girl with the Celtic Tattoo

By on February 15, 2012 / 3 Comments

In a recent workshop, 2012 — Shifting from Striving for Perfection to Being the Light, trees were the central metaphor. We began the event by identifying specific difficulties or challenges we’d encountered in the past several years. Once these ‘wounds’ were identified, we meditated upon how each one had actually strengthened and gifted us with …

Indignation and Ecstasy

By on June 04, 2011 / Leave a comment

As Maria Vamvalis and I prepare for our upcoming women’s circles entitled Indignation and Ecstasy: Reclaiming Ancient Feminine Power for These Times, I find myself reflecting on these two words. How does ecstasy, and its dark sister, indignation, relate to our experience as women in these times? Pondering this, it doesn’t take long to realise …

Hosting The Emerging Feminine

By on April 02, 2011 / 2 Comments

I took this photo of Grey Heron’s dining room just before twelve guests arrived to celebrate Joy Gaskin’s 70th birthday. A dear friend and colleague, Joy wanted a special event with her close friends to mark this rite of passage into another stage of elderhood. Asking me to host and cater the event here at …

Women Gathering, Part 2

By on March 18, 2011 / 2 Comments

At the last Dinner for Remarkable Women, we gathered in the living room for appetisers before the delicious potluck offerings. Welcoming everyone, I said, “It will be interesting to see what conversation wants to thread it’s way through our time together…” Little did I know the amazing synchronicity that would unfold around the table. As …

Women Gather…

By on February 26, 2011 / 2 Comments

Tonight, ten women are coming for dinner. Some women I have yet to meet; others are old friends. Most have been to Grey Heron. For others, this is new. As I set the table, place the Goddess cards under the salad plates and tidy the house, I feel us as tributaries flowing toward the evening. …

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