Category Archives: Essays

Immerse YourSelf in the Rhythm of the Seasons

Kindred Root is now offering an Herbal CSA! Community Supported Agriculture is a fun way of supporting your local farmer/herbalist while enjoying the bounty of the season in new and unique ways!  Buying a seasonal share up front allows me … Continue reading

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Earth

I am not the hero I stand alone, in shadow, holding the collective to my  heart, weeping together. Our time together is fleeting, yet as precious as breath…we all know how this ends. ❤  

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I Stand with Standing Rock

Hello Friends! Like many of you, I am deeply troubled by the injustice happening in North Dakota right now.  I have been searching my heart for how I can serve.  Since I cannot physically be there and my funds are … Continue reading

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Blessed Solstice 2015

On this important night, let us all remember our power, our light and the amazing connection we have to everything and everyone.  Allow your hearts to rest in the Mother’s womb to be reborn into Wholeness.  The journey is not … Continue reading

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Listen to your Elder…

Remember the days when you could pop on the tube to relax and the only danger you were in from watching the commercials were a few extra pounds (Bundt cake) or some unwanted nagging from the kids over the latest … Continue reading

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Alliance

I stand in alliance with our beauty full Earth, my throbbing heart pulsing in rhythm with her magnificence. My hands and feet immersed in Terra, I feel connected to an energy greater than mind– primal, electric…conductive. Unmistakably feminine, my stress … Continue reading

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Touched by an Angel

As I sat cradling her head while she wept lamenting a part of her life that was ending, a gentle voice whispered in my ear as it has done so many times.  “Tell her how strong she is, share with … Continue reading

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Because: Resistance

I had a conversation with resistance today…when I sat down to write, I felt blank, there was nothing there that pertained to the story so I switched notebooks and wrote in my morning pages.  Nothing much there either.  As I … Continue reading

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Deer Medicine: Gentleness and Innocence

I got up this morning fully intending to write my Valentines Day piece about self-love. When I let Doodles outside, a single deer jumped out of the cedars.  I had startled her by opening the door and she ran toward … Continue reading

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Forging New Paths

I had a brain reboot this morning.  No, I didn’t do anything noteworthy, no epoch-making moments.  I wasn’t in meditation, I wasn’t chanting or doing yoga, I wasn’t in deep communion with aliens… I simply made a different choice and … Continue reading

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