Illuminated Priestess

Monthly Archives: November 2016

It’s not going at all as planned. I’ve managed to keep up the pace and have only missed a day here and there, which I’ve made up when I realized that I’d gotten off-pace. My husband, on the other hand, has posted once or twice each week, and only when I call him out on it, despite our agreement to do this together. My posts go onto my Facebook feed and are… Read More

What is the meaning of Christmas? For me, the layers beneath this are unending. The query is really about family culture and how we unravel our family culture from the consumer culture we are held in thrall to. I was raised in an atmosphere of Christmas that carried overtones of the Victorian Era, wealthy, white Virginia and a broken family. I’m not sure if some of my Christmas gifts were weighted with… Read More

I woke up this morning thinking about my body, my curves, soft belly and breasts, the curve of my shoulder and the bend of my knee…You see, nothing about me is sought after any longer. I have the rare good fortune to be healthy and to be aging and I’m thrilled about it. I’m thrilled by the way I can now approach people and am not seen as a threat in any… Read More

Often I feel like I leave the best of me on social media in places where no one reads, much less appreciates it. For me, much of what I say ‘in the moment’, is worth re-visiting. Not from the vantage point of ego but from the vantage point of believing that I am often a chanel for the Divine and don’t remember what I say, or write, until friends come back with… Read More