Wise Woman Workshop ~ Archives

A collection of articles, poems, essays, online courses, reference materials and Wise Woman inspirations, teachings and meditations.

The Wise Woman Workshop is a community and center for learning and sharing the experience of living, loving and healing in the wise woman tradition.  This page contains archived material from years past.

 

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Archived Inspirations & Meditations ...

December 2014

 

The Timeless Way

The deepest reality you are aware of is the one from which you draw your power.

 

The Call

Your soul is calling. Are you listening?

 

The Shortest Day

In celebration of Yule.

 

 

November 2014

 

The Laboratory of Life

In order to make our dreams come true, we must take action rather than simply wishing for what we want.

 

Finding Balance

Without balance we fall behind.

 

 

October 2014

 

Ourselves as Sacred Vessels

The cells in our bodies are containers for sacred space.

 

Create, Create, Create

A lesson from Earth Medicine, molded in clay.

 

The Journey from Cell to Self

Cell self-recognition -- and failure in self-recognition -- is paralleled in the psyche.

 

 

September 2014

 

Feathers

A symbol of illumination and truth.

 

The Mask is Lifted

Perhaps you have found something you did not expect.

 

Temporarily Out of Balance

Sometimes, it's necessary to go through a shaky period to restore balance.

 

You Own Nothing

Your possessions are an illusion; your surroundings temporary.

 

 

August 2014

 

Doors

The doors to the world of the wild Self are few but precious.

 

She Who Heals

This Clan Mother shows us our path to healing.

 

The Artist's Creed

Making a commitment to your creativity.

 

Using Yourself as a Pendulum

Your being serves as a receiver for intuitive guidance.

 

 

July 2014

 

The Blessing Moon

July's full moon marks the first harvest of the Earth's bounty. It's time to reflect upon and express gratitude for the abundance of all that she provides.

 

The Sacred Earth Wisdom Within

We are more than just physical beings, we are whispers of love dancing in the breeze.

 

 

June 2014

 

Within Every Woman

Within every woman there is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing.

 

The Art of Listening in Talking Circles

There is as much value in listening well as there is in speaking well.

 

Honoring Litha

Litha, which means "moon,"  marks the apex of the sun's strength upon the earth and the mid-point of summer.

 

Summer Solstice Ritual

Use as a guideline for group gatherings, or adapt for smaller or solo celebrations.

 

 

May 2014

 

Oh Earth, Wait For Me

Rather than settle for the illusion conventional society offers, reclaim your place in the natural world.

Healing Trauma
What it really takes to liberate your brilliance.

 

Still I Rise

A brilliam poem by and tribute to Dr. Maya Angelou.

 

 

 

April 2014

 

Looks Far Woman
Looks Far Woman is the Keeper of the Golden Door and the Crack in the Universe, the Clan Mother who, with the energy of the fourth (April) moon, guides us to enter our dreams and harness our psychic awareness for the good of all.

 

The Purpose of Rituals

Rituals allow us to establish and maintain a connection ot the natural world, and to the each other.

 

Your Life is Calling

Each of us have purpose, even if we don't always know what it is. Sometimes, discovery comes from listening for the invitation.

 

Blessing for the Earth Keepers

This Earth Day, give thanks and blessings for the stewards of Mother Earth.

 

 

 

March 2014

 

This is Our Dance

Each of us is a moving center, a space of divine mystery.

 

Blessed Be the Water

A water blessing in conjunction with the global women's water blessing ceremony led by the International Council of the Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers held on March 22, 2014.

 

Love Your Wounds

They reveal what matters most to you.

 

 

February 2014

 

I am a Wild Woman

We are all the spirit of the wild woman.

 

Strength from Sensitivity

Despite what you may have been taught, your sensitivity doesn’t make you weak.

 

Blind Compassion

When we are engaged in blind compassion, we rarely show any anger, for we not only believe that compassion has to be gentle, but we also are frightened of upsetting anyone

 

Anatomy of the Spirit

Everything that is alive pulsates with energy and all of this energy contains information.

 

Imbolc Meditation

 

 

January 2014

 

Be Like the Fox

Come and go without knowing the destination, but with an understanding of the journey.

 

Trust Your Vision

Trust your vision of the world and express it. 

 

Imagine a Woman II

Imagine a woman who is interested in her own life. A woman who embraces her life as teacher, healer, and challenge.

 

The Song of the Reed

Listen to the song of the reed, how it wails with the pain of separation...

 

All Things in This Creation

things in this creation exist within you, and all things in you exist in creation.

 

The Secret to Happiness

The "secret" is such a simple concept, yet it's so elusive to so many.

 

 

 

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