The Joy of the Hummingbird
We’ve chosen this moment to honour and celebrate the incredible hummingbird! According to indigenous traditions in many parts of the world, every kind of animal has its own particular medicine, teaching and message for us, if we are open to its wisdom.
There is light and only light
We review Gemma Polo Pujol’s marvelous book ‘There is Light and only light. Teachings to illuminate your inner journey’ and offer one of Gemma’s precious guided meditations.
The call of the drum
“The voice of the drum was the voice of the earth, the pulse of life in a mother’s womb and the hidden power of life within the manifest world. To beat the drum was to call the dark mother, the Hag, the hidden source of life within the woman. The beat became the repeating rhythm of life, the moon and the menstrual cycle of womanhood. When the drumming ceased, the natural rhythms still continued.” Miranda Gray
Feminine myths and archetypes: a window to understand ourselves more deeply
For many of us in diverse cultures, when we discover the world of goddess mythology for the first time, we feel a sense of great wealth and richness lies within it, offering us a wider vision of who we are and how we move through the world. But why is this mythology and it’s archetypes so important for women? What are they really about?
Cycles, Circles and Seeds
How do we recognise and honour our cycles? Today we’re celebrating the celtic tradition of Imbolc by sharing this joyous conversation with Penelope of #earthconversepodcast around connecting with the feminine wisdom of all cultures and how this opened up many doorways for me on my circular path to womanhood. Listen to the end to enjoy a special offering, a guided ‘seed planting’ ritual, to remember the cycles in ourselves and in nature.
We hope the words and powerful symbols of this poem by Molly Remer ignite the spark of the awakened woman in you.
Book review: ‘Grandmothers Counsel the World’
“Grandmothers Counsel the World: Women Elders Offer Their Vision for Our Planet” by Carol Schaefer is an invaluable oracle of ancestral wisdom, a collection of inspirational life stories rich with personal detail and powerful teachings for all generations in today’s world.
A Prayer for Sacred Pauses
For when we realise the need to stop and step off the highway of life, this beautifully succinct poem by Molly Remer helps us to soften the transition into moments of rest, those sacred pauses that we all deserve each day.
My Medicine Pouch
This beautifully simple poem by medicine woman Shiloh Sophia is a balsam and a call to remember that we all hold the medicine we need within us. May the sound of her healing words resonate deeply within you.
“Embrace your cycles and discover the Medicine Woman in you”
In this interview Sophia Style (Mujer Ciclica/Cyclical Woman) shares with Kathy Walkling (Ecofemme) her personal journey of discovering her own cyclical nature and feminine wisdom. We hope you enjoy listening to our chat and it inspires you to discover the Medicine Woman in you.
“The archetype of the Medicine Woman helps us to heal ourselves and heal our lineage, so we can evolve as humanity”. An interview with Judy Orion.
In this interview, Judy Orion testifies to the creative power that can come from connecting with the Medicine Woman archetype and how this can potentially reveal new dimensions of ourselves to bring to the world.
The medicine of the Four Elements
Fire. Water. Air. Earth. It’s amazing how much wisdom is contained in these four elements. We are witnessing a powerful resurgence of this ancestral wisdom for healing ourselves and the Earth.