Day 26: Stars

     The past few evenings after my yoga practice and before coming in here to write, I have been going out to my labyrinth for meditation.  I curl up in that beautiful womb, with my body pressed to the earth and allow myself to listen.  It is a whole body listening.  ...more

Day 12: Claiming Red

     I claimed red today.  It was inevitable.  I just didn't know it until this morning.  Red has been subtly infusing itself into my life over the past five or six years. I used to be all about purple....more

Change is in the Air - Is it Chaos or Light?

The headline in Monday’s USA Today says it all: “In Historic Shift, Women Take Lead Role in Olympics.”As I read this, the synchronicity of this message hit me. I’m hearing it in education, from my children’s principal, who says the new core competencies are collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking.I’m reading about it in business publications, which state that the best leaders are the best listeners....more

Zoe's New Feminism

Zoe Artemis considered herself a New Feminist. It's a concept I have long held as my belief.Many of those who were active in the Feminism of the 1970s grabbed onto the idea that to be equal, women had to be like men. Some women chose to dress in gray pantsuits; some even wore ties, thinking that would level the playing fields in the male bastions of business, medicine and law....more
 @SunbonnetSmart.com I need to change my profile photo :-) so you can see whether they are ...more

Introducing Zoe Artemis

Writing about the Divine Feminine caused me to think of a special person I knew in upstate New York.She was a dancer, a writer a teacher and mentor. She was a very unusual woman. She was spiritual and, at times, didn't seem of this world. And yet her basic information on her FaceBook page was down to earth while stating:...more
Thank you so much for writing this; a very fitting tribute to an amazing person.  I can still ...more

The Return of the Feminine

We’re living the end of time. Not the end of the world, but the end of a world age—a 5,125 year cycle of time—and the way we’ve known the world throughout that time. The present world age began in 3114 B.C. and will end in A.D. 2012. Because the end of anything also marks the beginning of what comes next, we’re also living the start of what follows the end of time: the next world age, which ancient traditions called the great cycle.Fractal Time, Gregg Braden...more

My Ultimate Authority: Lessons Learned from Sue Monk Kidd

To write what I learned from Sue Monk Kidd's The Dance of the Dissident Daughter would be another book in itself. Period. But here are the highlights, the select few that are not necessarily the most important wisdom I came away with, but ones I think are the easiest to express here and now....more
@writingbyemily I hope others who have read or are intrigued by the book stop in and share their ...more

Libra New Moon Musings

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Virgo New Moon Musings

Access your Feminine Essence in 3 easy steps!

Enjoy this video about 3 easy ways to access your feminine essence. It makes such a difference in how others perceive you as you will notice.What are your thoughts on personal presence? What makes a magnetic presence? Can you think of a woman you know or have seen who has a very feminine presence? What about them draws you in?...more