The other day, I went to a yoga class. Many students were in attendance so the instructor had an assistant walking around, adjusting the yogis and yoginis. This bugged me right away when I saw this. I had just been listening to a podcast the night before that discussed students getting injured in yoga classes from overexerting themselves, and it really bothered me to watch … Continue reading Crossing our own boundaries: consent in the wake of “me too”
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
To wake up like this At the first drop of blood Knowing Already, the blood cloth beneath me to catch What I knew would come sometime between night and morning This has taken cultivating relationship. It is a continual journey to know my body this well. To be awake and aware to feel the first drop of blood ooze out of me in the pre-dawn … Continue reading On blood
Letting Go We breathe deep, and walk with grace Us wild women These beautiful portals of depth and understanding We break open so that We can understand And we mend So that all can heal We weave and we surrender Tracing all the choices back to love As something deep inside of us dies Another piece awakens We are again introduced to the “us” that … Continue reading Letting Go
A purpose of this article is to give people with a female body information so they can make informed consensual decisions that affect their cycle regarding hormonal birth control, removing the blood entirely through menstrual extraction, or other methods of altering the menstrual cycle. Another purpose of this article is to breakdown the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of a woman’s cycle for anyone who … Continue reading Menstrual cycle 101: what’s the point?
I settle into my subtle body, right here in this moment, to re-member the eclipse’s transmission. Wild, fearless, all parts illuminated, bright-eyed, confused, quiet, held back. Wondering. As the moon quickly approached the edge of the sun’s glare with her curves, earthlings sat in amazement. It happened so quickly, yet the effects are still reverberating weeks later. The moon’s feminine mystique made us all experience … Continue reading Red Tent Reflections from the Eclipse: Sun & Moon in the Coming Times
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.