• "Nuestra Madre, La Tierra" by Alfred Kubin

    Bodies, Bellies, and Imperfection

    Mother-of-us-all prays to free us from our image of perfection to which so much suffering clings. When in the shadowy mind we imagine ourselves imperfectly, praying to be freed from gravity by enlightenment, she refines our prayers. Putting her arms around us she bids us rest our head on her shoulder whispering, Don’t you know […]

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    “There Will Be Blood”

    I was pleasantly surprised and cautiously optimistic when I caught sight of the cover of this week’s edition of Newsweek. I don’t read Newsweek regularly, but obviously this got my attention. It’s honestly a bit discombobulating, to see this kind of coverage. I’m elated to see menstruation and periods getting so much public attention, and so much positive attention of late. But there’s […]

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    This kind of cosmic beauty is good for the soul

    Image by NASA (Probably my very favorite lunar eclipse photo ever!)    You likely have heard by now about the upcoming Super Blood Moon Eclipse coming up this weekend. Perhaps you’ve read about what it ‘means,’ what astrological significance it may have, its energetic qualities. I can’t really speak to any of that. What I […]

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