Last night the Women gathered. We gathered around a cracking fire, under deep rolling thunder and an electrically charged night. It felt powerful and magical with the elements making themselves so present. As is common in a red tent we discussed the outer world energy as a tool for us to reflect our inner dimensions … Continue reading What lies beyond our edges?
Walking the Goddess path and deepening my awareness of the "cycles" of life and women, have empowered me to travel through the multi dimensional realms, the shamanic realms of Woman easier and with confidence.
After 8 months of not shaving, I've groomed myself, tidying and shedding the body hair I had allowed to grow. It wasn't a decision I made lightly. Why did I choose to be hairy? I have to confess that initially it was due to laziness. Why should I have to do this? I thought. … Continue reading Hairy Legs, Social Conformity & Freedom
A few Saturdays ago I gave birth. I’d experienced a conscious conception, full of excitement & containing the perfect burst of energy needed to create life. My pregnancy lasted 4 weeks and 3 days and was full of the usual ups and downs of pregnancy. Labour started at 6am with a nervous stomach and a … Continue reading The creative process of birth
Last week on Valentines day 2016 I completed my year long training with The School of Shamanic Womancraft (previously known as The School of Shamanic Midwifery) One of the most common questions I get asked is "so does that mean you can deliver babies?" The question used to irritate me slightly, but then I realised … Continue reading Shamanic Midwifery-so are you a midwife?
Last month I attended a wisdom sharing day in Cambridge held by Maddie McMahon and Sophie Messenger. The day took place in Sophie's home, which felt perfect. I Love the simplicity of women coming together in ours homes to teach, learn and share food together. Closing the bones is a beautiful ceremony conducted after birth, to … Continue reading Closing the Bones – a ceremony for mothers.
I've just arrived home from watching 'Suffragette' at the cinema. 3 days ago I was sitting on the land in the wilds of Wales listening to women recall their experiences of the vision quest they had just completed. We sat upon the floor on rugs and sheepskins with a fire as our centrepiece and it … Continue reading Suffragette, the journey must continue.
For women healing from violence. For a while now I have been dreaming of a women's healing circle with a central focus of promoting non-violence within ones own being and thus in ones outer experience. My dreaming is that it will attract women with a desire to heal from domestic abuse, however they have experienced … Continue reading Circles for non violence
Sometimes the things that we think are going to destroy us are actually just opening a door so that we can experience genuine happiness
Women's blood mysteries are rites of passage, they are an in-built ceremony, they’re the shooting star moments, the eclipse, the full moons, the earthquakes and volcanoes. They are energy surges capable of destroying something, but if used as a container for positive change, they can propel us forward, crack our casing and break us open, so that we can emerge transformed, stronger, empowered, and more fully aware our multi-dimensional nature.