I often encourage people to consume their memes mindfully. The message on this photo is *steeped* in patriarchal b.s.! Personally, I pretty much disagree with every exhortation. I believe: it’s ok to not always be strong. Sometimes Bravery is honoring your limitations. It’s ok to celebrate and take pleasure in overcoming challenges and you don’t have to be a badass to make meaningful contributions. Honor … Continue reading Another Inspirational Poster Bites the Dust
Yes, this is the time to tap into and trust my intuition more deeply……. Recently 2 astrologers who I’ve followed, enjoyed and benefitted from, have monetized their previously free offerings; one even gave guidance of, “stop giving ideas and services away for free”. Well, I can say that not only does this not resonate with my inner truth-o-meter, but I could sense that for each … Continue reading Give It Away, Give It Away, Give It Away Now!
All that we are decrying, protesting, railing against now….we need to look at how we participate in perpetuating those same ills. Let’s take fashion for instance. I love me a good bargain, and despite working towards releasing my material impulses, I still love to shop, esp. for clothes. But if I believe in women’s equality, or at minimum, protecting women from abuses, how can I … Continue reading Transmuting Outrage Into Enlightened Action and Radical Responsibility
To my friends considering voting for anyone other than Hillary, I would ask you to consider examining your privilege. In other years, I too have protest voted and also voted for 3rd party candidates I hoped would win and those I knew didn’t stand a chance, b/c the democratic candidate didn’t deserve my vote. This year Hilary didn’t deserve my vote either, but I voted … Continue reading Check Your Privilege This Election- Why I’m Voting For Hillary
I don’t just not follow recipes because of laziness or whatever; I am radically *anti*recipe. I’m anti-recipe b/c following recipes disconnects us from our knowing, or even the possibility of knowing. Preparing foodstuffs is a relationship like any other; you must ask the ingredient how much of it is needed, etc. It is your partner, learn how to please your partner and what it likes … Continue reading Don’t Follow Recipes!
Today’s Transmission: I’ve been undergoing a deep and long crisis/initiation/transformation. Only very recently have I begun to realize that my seeming failings, and the Universe’s seeming lack of support are anything but. Every painful event unfolding in my life has a deeper, most beneficial purpose. Themes center around things “not working out”; one of which is my dearth of success in the professional world, … Continue reading How to Be With/Relate to Someone Undergoing Crisis/Transformation/Shamanic Initiation/Cultural Dismantling and a Peek at What Might Be Going On Beneath the Surface
Do you ever mis-read a word, but the mistaken word still winds up offering something of value? I do that all the time, and often I simply dismiss the mistake and move on. This morning I misread the phrase, “redirected her energies” as “rededicated her energies”. There’s something to that. Often times, after a long period of working towards a goal, or striving or what … Continue reading Re, Re, Re, Re-spect the Wisdom All Around You