Archive | April 2014

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Sacred Sexuality Workshop, the details

All Acts of Love and Pleasure Are My Rituals: Sacred Sexuality and the Mirror of the Gods A Bone and Briar 1-Day Workshop in Pittsburgh, PA What does it mean to hold something sacred? What does it mean when we say we hold our sexuality sacred? Join us as we navigate the pathways of our […]

Falling

Falling

“I dip my pen in the blackest ink, because I’m not afraid of falling into my inkpot.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson “Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly.” ~Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 6: Fables and Reflections I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is…

Predators in our community – Monday blogging

There is so much to say and so little coherence in me right now. Recent dredging up of past events because of current ones is not a bad thing if used as an example for how to correctly have conversations going forward about abusers in our community. Getting stuck in the quarreling over that past […]

Monday blogging – the value of naps

A big part of my practice is listening to my body. It informs me in many ways beyond things that are aligned with its organs’ functions. And yet, and yet and yet, if I push away my body’s messages in regard to physical functions I will less be able to feel its wee twitches when […]

Deep Witnessing

I went away to a weekend intensive hosted by Expanding Inward this past weekend.  It was a wonderful weekend, full of revelations and tears…and not once during sessions was I hugged by another participant. I was not hugged because I didn’t ask for a hug. I was not hugged because one of our ground rules for the […]