Transgenerational Trauma

Powerful photo from photographer Cassandra Jones, talking about transgenerational trauma: how unprocessed pain of mothers goes through caring for their daughters. Trauma travels through generations until someone is strong enough to stand through all that pain and heal it. We carry our mothers and their pains on our backs, just as they carried their mothers […]

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I demand

I demand… The truth that releases me.Ideas that challenge me.Love that expands me.The desire that consumes me.Opportunities that excite me.Beliefs that liberate me. My soul is restless, I’ve changed.If you push me too far with untrained hands I will shatter your delusions and return you home to yourself. You can’t hide in wide open planesOr […]

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A Devotion – International Women’s Day

Honoring the divine feminine, our foremothers, Mother Earth and the Yin that resides in all of us. All of creation comes from an equal union of two polarities that merge into One. Oneness is created through a balance and the remembrance that there is only one reality, one light, one darkness and Om Consciousness. Today […]

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Judgment Apposed to Opinion

  Judgment closes us down and is final, whereas opinion leaves us open-hearted and open to change. Most of us understand that when we judge someone or someone judges us, it is a negative emotional experience. As a result, we naturally want to avoid being judgmental, but this gets confusing when we feel we have […]

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Read This When Your Heart Is Aching

heartache has a funny way of creeping upon us. Nobody knows how long it’ll take for a heart to heal because you can’t physically see the cracks that lie within you. On the outside, you may seem perfectly fine but, on the inside, you are crumbling. If only these feelings had a time frame. If […]

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This Is Why My Female Friendships Will Always Mean The Most

I’d like to begin this by saying one thing: I do not hate romantic love, and I am not trying to diminish its value. In fact, I think romantic relationships are a wonderful thing. I have been with people who have made my heart feel full. They’ve given music a new meaning, made me breakfast before […]

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I Soak

I soak my skin in the phases of the moon and the light of the stars Drink tea brewed with leaves I picked on the hillside What a wonder it is to hold and be held by constellations One hand on my heart The other on my core I breathe into my palms And rest […]

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Women Torched for being Female

It was not witches who burned. It was women. Women who were seen as Too beautiful Too outspoken Had too much water in the well (yes, seriously) Who had a birthmark Women who were too skilled with herbal medicine Too loud Too quiet Too much red in her hair Women who had a strong nature […]

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We are She

There are so many of them; they stand behind our backs, long trails of mothers stretching out over the frozen lakes, spilling beyond the skyline and eventually lost far inside dark shadows of time. There forms a river of women’s blood, a mesh of women’s bones, a web of women’s lives into which we are […]

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You Have the Answer

At the center of your being You have the answer. You know who you are And what you want. There is no need To run outside for better seeing. Nor to peer from a window. Rather, abide at the center of your being… Search your heart and see… The way ‘to do is to be. […]

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