I send a wild call through the mountains and across rivers, to the wild sisters, the Priestesses of Sachamama, who in our birth rites received the powerful gifts of the Sexual Goddesses. We are they and they are we, and the shame-stricken lashings of the past no longer hold fast chains to our Sacred Holiness. And we strip ourselves of the Scarlet Letters that spell … Continue reading Sacred Sexuality: Shedding the Skins of Shame
As the moon reaches Her fullness, I feel you, sister. As the fires rage on, I weep with you, sister. As the heat of the summer fades, I sweat with you, sister. As we remember, When we were burned for being Wise. For embodying Sophia, we were called devil worshippers. I laugh at their scorn weave songs, breathe dances, swirl infusions, pick Her herbs, sew … Continue reading A poem for the wild wombyn
What is abortion? What is it to each individual woman who considers or chooses abortion? The latter question is the more compassionate and wise. I will tell you my story of abortion and what I experienced and learned. I cannot speak for every woman who has gone through abortion, though, and there is a wide range of emotions felt and breakthroughs made. I have learned … Continue reading I’ll share my abortion story with you, because it’s important.
And I wonder how many are among us, sisters awakened to the ones before Who, too, are Yoni Steaming in the rain of night night of rain Who too are inspired by the Moon Yet tonight are adorned with only light of Streetlamps and Candles and despite or inspite of the sirens; concrete; light pollution find herselves also steaming. This is what the Goddess Rearising … Continue reading Walking the Path of the Goddess in Concrete and City Lights
All classes held at the Goddess Temple of Ashland; Jackson Wellsprings, Ashland, OR. Facilitated by Priestess Camitza and Monica Rhea Everett Class Overview & Schedule: Class 1 (April 22nd, 5-7PM): The Yoni Muse: Art, Herstory, Anatomy, and Yoni Gazing. Class 2(May 6, 4-7 PM): Practical Magic: A guide to loving menstruating through Blood Ritual and Sustainable and Yoni-Friendly bleeding technologies as alternatives to tampons and … Continue reading YoniVerse Class Series @ Goddess Temple, Ashland OR
The forest is speaking; can you hear her call? The herbs are waiting to teach their songs to the humans who have chosen to remember how to listen… what do you hear? Everything around us is filled with life force, waiting to be honored, absorbed, and spread. When we work with plants, we are not only working with the chemical composition of their essential oils, but … Continue reading Willow’s Way; The Middle Path
Hello dear ones!
I am Elka, and I am so blessed to live with Jessica, Jules, and Monica at our lovely home full of inspiration, music, good foods, and love! I first met Jules and Jessica at last winter’s Snow Blessing Ceremony up on Mount Ashland. I had just moved here a few weeks before from New Mexico, where I lived in a canyon in the Gila Wilderness for 23 years. And hardly ever left. Whenever I did leave, I felt a lot like an uprooted tree. Continue reading “Singing to the Bones”
The wave has finally come; the people are waking up… a farmer stands in his mass production field and for the first time, hears the voice of his crop, while a mother in the grocery store realizes that the farmers can’t do this alone. A father quits his job, finding the wealth in family over finance.. Coca Cola plants close as plant spirits cheer, knowing … Continue reading Vision Holders