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Poetry has been a tool for me to slow down, reflect on my experience, recognize and honour the fears and discover new ways of being with myself and others. It has helped me to develop trust in my creative process. Space One arm twisted behind my...read more
One of the greatest gifts that you can bring to your journal writing is your own inward permission to write freely.~Stephanie Dowrick As I sit here and start to write these words, I feel a knot of tension in my solar plexus, and nudges of anxiety in my lower belly....read more
The five performers on the Artspring Stage Within every woman there is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. —Clarissa Pinkola Estes I sit here in my studio, a few days after taking down...read more
and as I stitch my story together bit by bit a scar for each hard journey one stitch one stitch one stitch Jane Mackenzie Women owning our power and using it strategically and collaboratively is what our planet desperately needs. Marianne Williamson I sit here...read more
As I was poring through some old journals recently, I stumbled upon this entry from journal #16. October 21, 1992 Such a hesitancy to start again. How long has it actually been since I’ve been here. It seems like forever. How quickly I forget the path, when I stray...read more
In Transforming Feminist Practice, Leila Fernandes (2003) speaks of utopia not as an unattainable ideal, or a wish for a future perfect state of being and living. “Utopias are realizable…exist at the moment when suffering is transformed into love. Utopia is the...read more
Happy Summer Solstice. Here at the Centre for Loving Inquiry, it is a time of rich celebration and gratitude. To learn more about what’s been happening here, read the newest Letter from the...read more
The Creativity Play and Possibilities Retreat is done and I loved every second of it. We gathered in my studio on Butterstone Farm for 2 1/2 days of artful and soulful ceremony. We were dancers, writers, artists, healers, musicians and sacred storytellers. We laughed,...read more
It was such a joy and honour to be there with all of the inspiring women last night at The Gathering for the first Awesome Salt Spring Women live event. Group founder, Emma-Louise Elsey and I were excited to co-create such a fun evening at the new restaurant where...read more
This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Rumi, The Guest House A walk in the garden, spying on sparrow with its...read more