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Parley

Parley

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Parley by Amoret BriarRose “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”  ~African proverb “I have never seen a greater monster or miracle in the world than myself.” ~Michel de Montaigne Have you noticed I always drag toward…

The real writer is one who really writes.

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I’m stretching myself again, writing poetry about the sea. A dear friend and I are committed to writing a poem related to that week’s prompt (issued on a Monday) and posting it (the following Sunday.) The point is to write whatever gets written. I love these…

A Selkie declines the dance

A Selkie declines the dance

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“You’ll be the rhythm and I’ll be the beat You’ll be the rhythm and I’ll be the beat Then I’ll be the rhythm and you’ll be the beat And love, the shoreline, where you and I meet” ~Lykke Li, Melodies & Desires A Selkie declines the…

My Reclaiming Teacher/Priestess Listing is Up!

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My Reclaiming teacher/priestess listing is up on the Reclaiming Resource Listing page! Yay for official officiallyness of it all!

Melusine, on the occasion of being intruded upon while bathing

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it was never my intention to play a bathing Bluebeard, and there is no sealskin for stealing. yet the revelation – always amusing. what could reasonably be expected, in the arms of fairy tale? is the forest not dark and twining? is the water not weighted…

I Rock At Failure

I Rock At Failure

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I am pretty damn comfortable with failure. I didn’t realize this was true until this past weekend, when my husband and I were listening to an audiobook on a trip out to Ohio. Brené Brown was discussing vulnerability and shame, and she said this about speaking at TED:…

Grace

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To live with the conscious knowledge of the shadow of uncertainty, with the knowledge that disaster or tragedy could strike at any time; to be afraid and to know and acknowledge your fear, and still to live creatively and with unstinting love: that is to live…

Falling

Falling

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“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…

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 […]

Some thoughts on initiation, and finding your initiators

Some thoughts on initiation, and finding your initiators

Don’t be deceived by personal presentation. Some will bite on the front end and you’ll never see the kindness coming. Some will bite on the back end; where you expect sympathy you will suddenly get steel. That is the way of it. Do not confuse softness with powerlessness, harshness with lack of solace. Do not […]