Seeking Form

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015 in Self-Discovery, Self-Reflection | No Comments

I find myself thinking about blogging a lot. Or specifically, how I don’t blog *enough*. Like there’s some magical optimum number of posts per week that I’m failing to hit publish on. Because, the thing is, I used to blog a lot. Often 2-3 posts a day. Back then it was about community and comments ...

Homecoming: To the Land, To the Self, To the Soul

Posted by on Jun 4, 2015 in General News, Self-Care, Self-Reflection | No Comments

This image is made from two photos. The first is of the shoreline of the kyle as it snakes around to the cottage where I lived when I was 20. The second photo is of me and my daughter posing in front of the cottage. As I shared yesterday, I am journeying back up north ...

Petitioning the Selkies – A Proposal

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in General News, Self-Care, Self-Reflection | 7 Comments

16 years ago this summer, I moved to the far north of Scotland with my tiny daughter and a very pregnant belly. My beloved had found a job working in a rural high school, as we needed to bring in more money to support our growing family. I should add at this point, that I ...

Confessions of a Selkie

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in Self-Discovery, Self-Reflection | One Comment

So, I have a confession to make. I have never read Clarissa Pinkola Estes’ Women Who Run With The Wolves from cover to cover. It’s not that I haven’t had the time. And it’s not that I don’t respect the work that went into structuring this incredibly important book. In fact, I’m sure a lot ...

I went looking for a feather…

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in General News, Self-Discovery, Self-Reflection | 2 Comments

I took myself out on a treasure hunt. If I’m being honest with myself, I was looking for a sign. A message, of sorts. A wink, perhaps, from the goddess to gift me with clear-seeing as I stare blindly into the mystery of things. And, if I’m being even more honest with both you and ...

My Word Goddess – A Guest Post From Dionne Ruff-Sloan

This guest post by Dionne Ruff-Sloan is the final post in a series celebrating the My Word Goddess Readings by honouring the gifts of the goddesses that stepped forward in 2014…. I’m Dionne Ruff-Sloan and as a Tea Priestess I celebrate the magic of connecting with the elements and your inner divinity through the ritual ...

A Cauldron Wrapped in Chains – My Year With Cerridwyn – A Guest Post From Melinda Sabo

This guest post by Melinda Sabo is part of a series celebrating the My Word Goddess Readings by honouring the gifts of the goddesses that stepped forward in 2014…. I became interested in Goddess archetypes and religions rooted in the Divine Feminine after reading “Dance of the Dissident Daughter” by Sue Monk Kidd in early 2012.  That ...

Rhiannon Reflections – A Guest Post from Mary Lunnen

Posted by on Jan 21, 2015 in Goddess Guidance, Self-Care, Self-Reflection | One Comment

This guest post by Mary Lunnen is part of a series celebrating the My Word Goddess Readings by honouring the gifts of the goddesses that stepped forward in 2014…. 2014 was the first time I had received a ‘goddess for the year’ from Amy Palko. Rhiannon is the Welsh horse goddess. Looking back now and reflecting, I ...

Meeting Minerva – A Guest Post From Lokantina

This guest post by Lokantina is part of a series celebrating the My Word Goddess Readings by honouring the gifts of the goddesses that stepped forward in 2014…. When Minerva’s beautiful owl flew towards me and alighted on my shoulder at the beginning of the year, I was a little unsure. I knew Owl medicine very well ...

Clearly, Psyche And I Were A Mismatch – A Guest Post From Lori-Ann Claerhout

This guest post by Lori-Ann Claerhout is part of a series celebrating the My Word Goddess Readings by honouring the gifts of the goddesses that stepped forward in 2014…. Photo: My Word bracelet created by Two Sisters Handcrafted. Let me start at the very beginning. I received my first goddess from Amy for 2013, and it was ...