Loosening the Noose

When a friend recently told me that the word witch actually means wise, I was jolted into tears. All the negative connotations wrapped tightly around that word trembled, cracked, and dismantled. I could feel again what is at the root of it, what has been persecuted and in hiding in myself and others for so…

Relationship with Self

Lately I have been delving into my relationship with myself.   As life keeps me focused on the relationships I have with others, I am coming to realize the importance of the relationship with myself. When I say my relationship with myself, I really mean my relationship with God, the Divine, Source, Love, which is…

The Beauty of Motherhood

I feel so rich with a big jug of fresh cider in the fridge. We went to an apple-pressing party this morning with a group of other moms and kids in our area.  The kids were running around, swinging on tires tied to trees, sidewalk chalk out, little trucks to push around and a mini-tractor…