The other day, I went to a yoga class. Many students were in attendance so the instructor had an assistant walking around, adjusting the yogis and yoginis. This bugged me right away when I saw this. I had just been listening to a podcast the night before that discussed students getting injured in yoga classes from overexerting themselves, and it really bothered me to watch … Continue reading Crossing our own boundaries: consent in the wake of “me too”
Letting Go We breathe deep, and walk with grace Us wild women These beautiful portals of depth and understanding We break open so that We can understand And we mend So that all can heal We weave and we surrender Tracing all the choices back to love As something deep inside of us dies Another piece awakens We are again introduced to the “us” that … Continue reading Letting Go
I settle into my subtle body, right here in this moment, to re-member the eclipse’s transmission. Wild, fearless, all parts illuminated, bright-eyed, confused, quiet, held back. Wondering. As the moon quickly approached the edge of the sun’s glare with her curves, earthlings sat in amazement. It happened so quickly, yet the effects are still reverberating weeks later. The moon’s feminine mystique made us all experience … Continue reading Red Tent Reflections from the Eclipse: Sun & Moon in the Coming Times
What is abortion? What is it to each individual woman who considers or chooses abortion? The latter question is the more compassionate and wise. I will tell you my story of abortion and what I experienced and learned. I cannot speak for every woman who has gone through abortion, though, and there is a wide range of emotions felt and breakthroughs made. I have learned … Continue reading I’ll share my abortion story with you, because it’s important.
Hello dear ones!
I am Elka, and I am so blessed to live with Jessica, Jules, and Monica at our lovely home full of inspiration, music, good foods, and love! I first met Jules and Jessica at last winter’s Snow Blessing Ceremony up on Mount Ashland. I had just moved here a few weeks before from New Mexico, where I lived in a canyon in the Gila Wilderness for 23 years. And hardly ever left. Whenever I did leave, I felt a lot like an uprooted tree. Continue reading “Singing to the Bones”
Never has the “Women” sign felt so welcoming. All my previous rage about separateness fades as the illusion of drama dissipates in the Truth of Death. The Women’s Room. A safe haven to be Woman; Human. I’m doing my best not to touch door handles and faucets with my fingers until I make it to the flowing water of The Women’s Room, where in the sink I wash … Continue reading The Women’s Room
Once upon a time, in a magical world, not so far away from this world, lived a flock of magical, beautiful birds. Now, this world is actually here with us….right now. This world full of magical beings that are here to teach us, play with us, and show us the magic of the universe. If you look very closely, let your imagination free, and listen … Continue reading The Yoni Bird: A Children’s Story