What Happens When We Connect, Inspire, and Create

A retreat can be about more than just your experience, your teachers and the location you are sharing. How do I know this? Because the connections made at my retreats are all about the unique imprint of energy that is formed when we gather with creativity pulsing...

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Firewalker

Deep diver, firewalker, shadow dancer.  Primal.  Raw.  The full spectrum all in one pile of skin and...

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Portals

  Portals I wander through.  Doorways that render possibilities as I leave behind what harms me...

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Chaos

When the essence of woman is cut off, cast out, pushed down, and covered up...

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Outside, Inside

The situation(s) occurring in the Middle East and Africa have been deeply affecting me. It is so easy for me to fall down a black hole of terror, rage, blame, grief, and helplessness. But, all of those emotions and reactions only perpetuate what is occurring, unless...

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Because …

Because of the eye rolling, the subject changing, and the laughter when I talk about how women are mistreated in the world. Because every single woman I know has endured sexual harassment, assault, mistreatment, or aggression. Because I am a woman who will no longer...

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Yes All Women

For all women who know what it feels like to carry the secret of silent suffering. May your suffering find a voice. May your hurts show you the way to healing. May your silence speak up in harmony with my silence, so that our daughters won’t have to suffer, too....

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Blue

Little Boy Blue.  ‘Be Here Now’ is the book that rests on his lap.  But he wasn’t.  And...

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The ripple effect …

What happens when you don’t face your fears, when you don’t shriek into the face of denial, when you don’t look at what you are doing to everyone around you by living in a state of numb blind...

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A glimpse …

A glimpse of her, her vulnerability and fragility that live under the mask that haunts...

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Lilith

Asteroid Lilith meets Leo Midheaven and Scorpio Moon in the Grand Cross.  With some serious alignments of the Lunar Eclipse kind in my 12th house, a shadowy realm where Pluto is dancing with the Moon and Mars. Subconscious, unconscious, shadow, feminine meets...

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Spaces

I am occupying all the spaces that used to be blank, filling up the holes that scare...

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Black Moon Symphony

For Lilith, women who thrive in darkness, tangled emotions, courage to see and speak, and courage to rise from the...

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Altars and Burdens

I’m feeling the weight of the world these days.  I dream of a world where we can all *see* each other, where we look after each other, where no one gets broken. For now I’m making altars out of burdens....

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Winter Descendeth

Okay, so it’s not technically Winter … but it sure looks and feels like it. Dark, damp, and bone-bitter coldness looming around every golden leaf dropping out of branches. A perma-hue of cold-steel tinging the thick blanket hiding the sky. Short days...

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Womb Diving.

My truth lives in my womb. My power lives in my womb. My story lives in my womb. My voice lives in my womb. My creativity lives in my womb. And spills up, over and out Everywhere else To be seen, heard, expressed, felt, lived. I must deep dive into my womb, with my...

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Womb Worship

Womb worship. Getting real Sinking in Sinking down Soaking up my own truths The ones that freeze up Clog up And slow me down. My womb is a vortex A shapeshifter My hole of wholeness Where all my truths lie.  ...

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In my studio …

There is an incredible surge happening in my quiet creative time (which happens each morning for an hour or so before the day rushes in and takes over) I have always made art about my experience on the planet and my femaleness and now there is a collective coming...

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Truth

Art journaling brings out my truth.  Big time.  Which is why I love it!  Who doesn’t love the artistic flair fueled by gut level authenticity and...

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(R)evolution

Transformation does not always come easily, but it always comes with grace. Healing is always accompanied by just the right dose of wisdom. Insight always requires a little bit of good ol’ fashioned shadow dancing. Clarity always requires a void in order to make...

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Big Wild She

My workshop, ‘Big Wild She’, has just a few spaces left at Call of the Wild Soul art retreat in California. Is one of them...

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Work in Progress

Where I started … Where I’m going. She’s not finished yet, this is still a work in progress … (Just like...

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New

new work.  new thoughts.  new destinations. new projects.  new pieces of me coming forward for inspection, insight, and revelation.  i am writing over HERE right now, celebrating with my tribe of creative souls.  come visit...

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Where I Am

I’ve been spending so much time over HERE, planning our next event in Glastonbury in July. I’ve also been swimming in my usual pool of deeply introspecting about my art, my life, and where I want to take myself in 2013. And … yes … still art...

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every morning

  days passing in a blur … so busy … but every morning for a precious 60 minutes (give or take) i create....

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Pink

sometimes nerves are frayed sizzled and raw and no matter how hard i try to draw shiny happy people someone else draws their way into my...

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Dust

Working with pastels, enjoying their soft dustiness and layering. My art journals are overflowing as I enter them daily with intentions of learning to love vibrant and bold colors, and expanding my faith in my own drawing.  These intentions have been fruitful! ...

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Peace and Practice

Life has a funny way of returning you to places you’ve already been, and places you never thought you’d see again.  I’ve challenged myself in 2013 to push myself out of my creative comfort zone, and as I deeply enter a daily drawing practice I am...

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Quietness

January brought quietness … New ways of being New ways of looking at my life New layers of transformation. Some of my favorite things: Quietness, being, looking, layers and...

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Color

Color … fearlessness … not thinking, but feeling … layers … intuition … unplugged, unconcerned, uninhibited … challenging myself … symbolism … mythology … personal and universal … collective and singular...

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Women Rising

What do I know? I know that I am an artist, and that my work thrives on the healing journey of woman. Of women.  Plural. Because who I am and where I’ve been … You are, and you’ve been there too. Lately I’ve had the pleasure of circling with...

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Port Meadow, Oxford

Winter.  Port Meadow, Oxford.  This is where Lewis Carroll conjured up the inspirations to write ‘Alice and Wonderland’.  Just over yonder is where Tolkien began ‘Lord of the Rings’.  Down the way is where ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’...

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Not So Many Words

Thoreau, owl medicine, eyes that see in the dark, moon casting shadows, and a love of all things bright and shiny fed this journal...

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