An Interview with MacKenzie Sanders

I recently wrote a blog about how I see the Sacred Feminine walking in the world today– in real people, in me. She walks with an open heart, willing to witness and connect; allowing and healing in all sorts of ways. I know so many folks who embody and express all of those attributes. And so I was inspired to connect with some of them to chat, both to strengthen and to expand my perspective. I met MacKenzie Sanders about five years ago when we moved into the West Central neighborhood where she… Read More

An Interview with Dr. Ruby Cain

I recently wrote a blog about how I see the Sacred Feminine walking in the world today – in real people, in me. She walks with an open heart, willing to witness and connect; allowing and healing in all sorts of ways. I know so many folks who embody and express all of those attributes. And so I was inspired to connect with some of them to chat, both to strengthen and to expand my perspective. I met Dr. Ruby Cain earlier this year when I accepted an open invitation to attend… Read More

An Interview with Summer Lydick

I recently wrote a blog about how I see the Sacred Feminine walking in the world today – in real people, in me. She walks with an open heart, willing to witness and connect; allowing and healing in all sorts of ways. I know so many folks who embody and express all of that. And so I was inspired to connect with some of them to chat, both to strengthen and to expand my perspective on it all. The first person I was drawn to was Summer Lydick. I met Summer on… Read More

The Sacred Feminine Today

I used to shy away from the term Sacred Feminine. Three reasons. One: It so often seems to elicit only religious connections for folks. This is fine if that’s your frame of reference for viewing the world and expressing your truth. But if it isn’t, then the term doesn’t resonate and you read no further. Two: Sacred Feminine can be considered New Age-y. Remember New Age? Again, it isn’t bad if that’s your language for seeing the world. It’s just that if it isn’t, then the whole concept can feel wrong or… Read More

Enséñame

I periodically pick up the very full and alive book Untie the Strong Woman by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés just to hear her deeply resonant voice relaying the ancient truths of her ancestors – the mothers, aunties, grandmothers who know. Sometimes I just plop open the book wherever it falls and some days I go to page 191 and reread her one-word prayer: Enséñame. “Whatever we need to see, be shown, be inspirited by – the summons is the same:  Enséñame. Please show me. Please teach me.  Aymen.  Aymen, Aymen.  In ancient times, this word, Aymen,… Read More

If You Want to Change the World, Love a Woman

We’ve endured months of incessant denigration of women with this campaign cycle – both from a candidate who has no true regard for women and toward a candidate as she seeks a position of power. It’s been deeply painful to feel as a member of this collective – as a woman. There is a lot of silver-lining awareness that comes from these extremes that allows all of us to see what still needs to be addressed and healed. This is good. And there is a lot of legislation, past and current and surely in… Read More

Mexico City Part 2: Artitecture

Aha! You thought you caught a typo in the title of this post, didn’t you? Nope. Just me being clever with my art and architecture theme. First, ART! We simply had a blast exploring the art fairs and stalls filled with folk and contemporary art. It was invaluable to have our friend and host, Hershey, along explaining each traditional craft as well as introducing us to artists – her friends as well as those she’s frequented and supported over the years. One of those artist friends was Victor Uhthoff. We met him… Read More

I Am Athena

I am sacred. I am present. I am seen. I am transformed.   I Am Athena Emerging is 24×24”, mixed-media on plywood with a canvas giclee print, fabric, beads and a mounted mirror. Price: $250 – contact me if interested. Completed 2015 as part of the Decade of Reweaving show. The original Athena mixed-media oil painting upon which this mirrored piece is based may be found here and here.

I Am the Red Spider Goddess

I have a place in the web of connections – inner and outer, seen and unseen. I honor this place. I see what needs to be rewoven and I heal it with love. I Am the Red Spider Goddess is a 24×30” giclee print on plywood with mounted mirror, wire web and beads. Completed 2015 as part of the Decade of Reweaving show. The original Red Spider Goddess mixed-media oil painting upon which this mirrored piece is based may be found here. Note: The original piece pictured above was purchased when displayed at… Read More

I Am Lady Magdalene

I wear the crown of Lady Liberty and stand firmly upon her pedestal. My story settles into my solid foundation. I am seen. And that’s OK. I Am Lady Magdalene is 24×24”, mixed-media on plywood with a patina-tinted Tyvek crown, paper and acrylic paint. Price: $250 – contact me if interested. Completed 2015 as part of the Decade of Reweaving show. The original Lady Magdalene mixed-media oil painting upon which this mirrored piece is based may be found here.

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