Musings

OPENING OUR EYES: From One White Priestess to Another On White Spiritual Leadership and Oppression

IMPORTANT! This is a long read intended for “spiritual white women” as the primary audience. It describes the “long way to go” I and other white women have ahead of us if we are truly going to “get it” and be allies to women of color – especially for those of us who consider ourselves…

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As a white woman practicing integrative mystical healing, which draws from my studies of many global cultures and traditions, it is important to me that I create opportunities for myself and others to honor those cultures/traditions and give back without appropriating them. I am on a path of continual learning, unpacking and dismantling my internalized…

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On Power, Beauty and Sovereignty: Transmuting the Wounds of the Past into the Gifts of the Present

Clearing the Mother Line: Suffering for Beauty and Fighting for Control In my blood mother line, the adage “You have to suffer to be beautiful” (not just in concept but in words) has been passed down from generation to generation. Is it any surprise that girls who were torn from their parents, brothers, sisters, and…

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I’m Crowning My Inner Aphrodite Today

Valentine's Day was born of two martyrs named Valentine and a ritualistic pagan festival of purification and fertility. But not for me. For me, it's all about the Goddess Aphrodite and a celebration of the senses. Here's why I'm awakening and crowning my inner Aphrodite today -- and how you can too, whether you're celebrating…

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6 Ways Theme Parks are Sacred Sites

What happened when our family decided to embark upon a holy pilgrimage to … Orlando? We took a trip into the depths of hell (the shadow of collective human shadow). We cussed each other out with the fireworks above us. We questioned our role in the corporate oligarchy. We were present. We were in it.…

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Unveiling

Thank you for joining me as I unveil and bless this sacred space known as my web site! As we behold some of the greatest temples in the world, can we also learn to create temples in our own hearts and bodies? In the knowing that, yes – we can – open up an internal…

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The Art of Illumination: An Ancient Healing Practice

How do we transform heavy toxic energies that have accumulated in the body into light? How can we use the power of the sun to alchemize deep emotional traumas into our greatest sources of strength and wisdom? I learned the practice of Illumination from Dr. Alberto Villoldo, a former researcher/scientist who spent a decade studying…

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