Illuminated Priestess

Monthly Archives: July 2014

  Someone asked me to write about what breaks my heart open. This is a start.

“do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you?” 1 Corinthians, 6:19 For those of you who know me, or who know me by this blog, it may come as a bit of a surprise that I open this post with part of a Bible verse. This verse is an inbraided part of our culture and whether or not we are Christian or were raised… Read More

A while back I posted a photograph of me at 20, taken by my father. Looking back at the girl I was then, fit, thin, young it’s easy to see how flawed those people were who told me I was ugly, ‘fugly’ (fucking ugly), too fat and thin and tall and whatever. But now, at 50 (day-after-tomorrow is my half-a-hundred birthday!), I look at the recent photograph of myself and feel very… Read More