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Why I Didn’t Report My Sexual Abuse

This is a story of sexual abuse. While it’s not graphic in any way, it still may be uncomfortable to read. It does have a very happy ending! We’ve just come off the week of the Kavanaugh hearings, during which time I was with my stepdad in the hospital. Needless to...

My Breast Friends

How many times have you criticized your own breasts? How many times have you hated them or wished they were different? Or are they your breast friends? One in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer during her lifetime. It is the fifth most common cause of...

The Anatomy of Desire

Desire… passion… lust… ardor… love. These are compelling emotions. When they rise in me, like a wave upon the sea, I must hang onto something if I am to maintain any form of balance. This wave sweeps me into a cauldron of turbulence long before I land into anything...

The Sacred Dance of Masculine and Feminine

The Masculine and Feminine Dance Yule, or Winter Solstice, is a high holy day that predates Christmas by thousands of years. It’s one I’ve recognized and celebrated in addition to (and more often instead of) Christmas since 2000. As I revisit the lore and mythology of...

The Integration of the Solar Feminine

Creative. Passionate. Receptive. Focused. Pulsating with power. Glowing with good health. Radiant with self-confidence. The Solar Feminine. Venus transited the Sun early in June 2012, signifying the rise of a new feminine archetype: the Solar Feminine. The Lunar...

Sexual Energy is Powerful Medicine

Isn’t sexual energy just for sex? Sexual energy has the power to create new life as well as heal all manner of imbalances, blocks, dis-eases, and illnesses. Perhaps this is a new idea for you, using sexual energy for anything other than sex. It is for most people. Our...

The Sacred Inner Masculine

The sacred feminine is balanced by her counterpart, the sacred masculine. Rather than being outside of yourself, the sacred masculine is part of you. People of every gender carry both feminine and masculine energies inside of them; some people lean more into their...

The Ceremonial Rededication of the Priestess

Upon this Autumnal Equinox day 2015, on the slopes of Haleakala Maui, I rededicate myself as a Priestess under Morning Star Venus in Leo. I embrace the Leo themes of radiant, radical self-love, vision-carrier, and innovative creator. I declare my willingness to shine...

When the Shadow Feminine Comes Out to Play

I want to explore this, because while it’s easy to cast blame and be the righteous victim, there’s likely some potent information underneath the initial reaction. Women have been competing with each other for various things, including men, for a very long time. What’s...