Articles about Authentic Feminine

The Sacred Feminine_Collaborative Essay

January 26, 2024

Photo courtesy of agsandrew on istockphoto.com How I love to love. It is the dreamer, the believer, the connected traveler living my life in me. It is the wild woman who wants to dive deep into that pulsing, sensual tactile heart… Living unbound. It has also stung me, scorched my fingers into blisters, soccer punched…

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Overwintering Soul Poetry

January 3, 2024

At a recent online workshop I offered, “The Overwintering Soul”  participants wrote “eight minute” poems about “Stillness” or “Darkness” as reflections for the Winter Solstice 2023. Here is a compilation of beautiful poems written by authors who kindly shared their inspirations:   Stillness Stillness wraps me close. I feel soothed like velvet on my cheek,…

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Nailed Rest

December 7, 2022

This was a woman’s place — a somewhat glitzy, somewhat faded, somewhat cluttered nail salon. The nail techs were women – all from Vietnam, all petite, most with dark hair and all with lovely Asian features. From the tiny older woman with the lined face, her grey hair pulled into a tight bun at the…

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Girdled No More

May 6, 2021

“There is a line of varicose veins on both your legs, mid-thigh,” the woman doctor said, her tone matter of fact. My feet were clutched in the frigid steel stirrups on the gynecologist’s table. My backside felt saran-wrapped against fake leather. Bright white fluorescent lights did not warm the space between my spread legs. Neither…

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True Colors

March 23, 2021

I couldn’t wear red. Layered against my strawberry-blond hair and freckles red was too much. Red was too much for a good girl. Red was too much, period. Red was a color for a seductress.

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