Illuminated Priestess

This morning I woke up with a fire in my belly. I am ablaze! It is an amazing thing, the way we can hold onto things that hold us down, like...

“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,...

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...

A long time ago I learned that in order to let new things into your life, you must let the old, unused and unserviceable things go. This is true of stuff,...

So far there is one toe in the water, one toe and a great big wish that I were swimming. I have this great idea…I think…to do an online mother-daughter circle....

Yesterday my husband and I went shopping at a variety of places, Target for an electronic gadget, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and Pet Smart. All crowded and bustling and in the...

Today I feel like I am living from my authentic self. I slept well last night and dreamed deeply and wildly, woke up easily and did my morning thing–coffee; email; hugging...

I keep reading this ‘joke’. It’s everywhere. I hear it from people at the bar where my eldest daughter waitresses. I see it on FB almost daily. And it offends me...

I have questions. Questions about how I look at life, how I feel about life, how I feel about myself and my age. I think that I’m supposed to feel like...

Many of us recognize that advertisements for menstrual products are not at all realistic. They show women in white prancing through fields of wildflowers and butterflies. The more direct ads show...