Sacred Neediness

Sacred Neediness

During the opening circle of any of my intuitive painting workshops or retreats I always encourage my participants (who are usually primarily women) to practice the art of being needy, greedy and proud of it. As soon as the words come out of my mouth, I can hear the...
Sacred Space

Sacred Space

  The Desert She is a living being Undulating at the speed of primordial mystery Ancient secrets hidden in folds of sand Silent and windswept Open and unrevealed Unabashed in her nakedness She calls me into a spaciousness Both terrifying and holy Alien and once...
Old Fire

Old Fire

I’m still surprised when I look in the mirror And see an old woman looking back at me But one thing that surprises me even more Than the wrinkling skin and the jiggly jowls Is that this old womans eyes are filled with fire This is not a cheery fire Creating a sense of...
Navigating Trickster Flow

Navigating Trickster Flow

I’m writing this blog post from one of my favorite places on the planet, the Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Abiquiu, New Mexico. I love Ghost Ranch for a million different reasons… the incredible red rock beauty, its connection with one of my creative mentors...
Resistance, Desire and Sacred Willingness

Resistance, Desire and Sacred Willingness

Resistance is always connected to our desire and is often a combination of attraction and avoidance. We want to be more creative but we don’t pick up the paint brush. We want to be stronger in our body but we don’t go out of the house to take that walk. We want a...