I sat down to write something about the end of Venus Retrograde. Hopefully something inspirational. What a six weeks it’s been. If I sit back and close my eyes and take myself back to March 4…my heart is flooded with so many mostly ecstatic emotions as I tune into just how much has shifted. I […]
In which I contemplated DT and “Evil” in March 2016.
In which I recognize that the “lifting of the veil” might not be some dreamy, romantic process but instead a face-shove into the realities of racism, classism and violence.
What does it mean to own our own projections? Do we really absorb other people’s frickin’ karma during sex? How the hell do we process that? And how do hierarchy, internalized shame and authentic relating play into paradigm shift? Just some minor questions for the day…
It can be so difficult to look outside of ourselves for so very many reasons. I honestly have buckets of compassion for all when I think about the ways we’ve each been wounded and how many people in my life have been rocked again and again by traumas of one kind of another.
Several years ago, I came across the idea of the vision quest as one of the most effective methods of encountering one’s soul. Since the earliest times, people and tribes have received profound insight and messages about themselves and the world through vision questing. Done in a structured manner, the vision quest provides a container that uses ritual and ceremony in order to provide a container for transformation.
I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be an ’empath’, and I’m recognizing so many other empathic folks around me, and the ways we often struggle with being so attuned to the emotional energy of others. Perhaps that’s our normal or natural state of being as humans? It is all connected, after all.