Believe in Yourself

A year ago I embarked on my Color of Woman Intentional Creativity teacher training.  It helped me through my first year as a widow, pouring myself into writings, the canvas, and holding space with my COW sisters.  In the middle or I should say toward the end of the training I moved.  The move consumed all my energy and time.   When I was finally in my new home I lost my focus and did not graduate in November.  I was so close, only a few more assignments left but I was tired emotionally, physically, mentally and spiritually.  I left my home where I spent my entire married life, the home my husband took his last breath in, and moved to a completely new location.  I took an extension, not truly knowing if I would complete my training, and I am so thankful I did!!!

Believe in yourself, your gifts, your purpose. My initiate book is being printed, I have finished the last three writing assignments.   The moon is a waxing gibbous moon! Wow! Your secret medicine is budding, fruit is forming, take time to notice adjust and refine!!! 


Tree of Life

Tea with the Midnight Muse by Shiloh Sophia is a wonderful book, invocations and inquiries for awakening!

In one of her chapters she asks question(s) as to what is your tree of life, how does it feel, etc. . . As I read her book at night I don’t often write down what I think but I am going to have to do it as a practice.  This is my answer to her question.

MY TREE OF LIFE is an oak tree. It feels rough, weathered, but strong and loving, supportive. My tree is tall and broad with many branches reaching out into the universe. The leaves are emerald green, shaped like a diamond. It offers shade and protection from predators for many animals, such as birds, squirrels and turkeys. Her roots reach out like tentacles, gnarly with age and wisdom, grounding deep into mother earth.

 

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Intentional Creativity

I had the most wonderful experience a few weeks ago.  I attended one of Shiloh Sophia’s Intentional Creativity Muse Days at her studio in Sonoma, Ca.

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We sat in the red thread circle, sang, shared, created our inner muse and ate cake!!!  I have never had an experience like this, so incredible!

AND we were gifted with the presence of Lavender Grace as she played her framed drum and sang to us while we painted!!! (Photo taken by Terre Busse)

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This is my Medicine Woman from that day.

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