Illuminated Priestess

Monthly Archives: March 2014

Tonight we had leftover slaw from last night. You know that slaws are better the-day-after, right? It’s mid-March and time for bitter greens. Fortunately for us, my husband planted kale, collards and other greens in the garden last fall. They are growing now. Tonight we also had…I dunno. I sauteed some onion and garlic in EVOO, added a few sliced peppers and cooked all of that til it was soft. Then I… Read More

“I’m madly in love with you and it’s not because of your brains or your personality. It’s because you’re beautiful, inside and out.” Grandpa, from the movie, Little Miss Sunshine  At 20, I never felt like a pretty girl. I tried really hard to feel that way, to do things that made me look sexy and feel attractive, did things that made men look at me because that seemed, in my mind, to… Read More

Imagine a circle of women so open-minded, so accepting, that a mother could show up in their midst with an eleven–year–old daughter and those same women would accept that girl as an equal among them. Last year my daughter and I attended the Shamanic Priestess Process together in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. She was 11 years old when she heeded a call from spirit to come with me and take… Read More