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Posts from ‘May, 2009’


Paul Hawken Commencement Address to the Class of 2009 University of Portland, May 3rd, 2009 Ralph Waldo Emerson once asked what we would do if the stars only came out once every thousand years. No one would sleep that night, of course. The world would become religious overnight. We would be ecstatic, delirious, made rapturous [Read More…]

My Body, My Prayer


My apology to the women of the world

Last week we got a very heart warming e-mail from Geoffrey West who is the author of the book A Greenprint For LIFE. He wanted to share with us a piece from the opening chapter of his book and it is called “my apology to the women of the world” Women, breathe deeply and receive [Read More…]

If it doesn’t feel right, it doesn’t feel right

Many of us experience difficulties with setting clear boundaries. This can be towards the masculine but it can also be with, friends, female coworkers or your mother. Some have had experiences of having their boundaries stepped over in very serious ways, but most often times it is quite subtle when our boundaries are stepped over [Read More…]

Touching the Body Open

As many of you who have been in the Woman’s Temple know, one of our core practices  involves respectful touch. The feminine touch, because it has such an inviting quality to it, it is not penetrating, it is inviting, is melting numb and frozen places in our bodies,  so that we can experience more and [Read More…]

Clear Plate

The last months have been about cleansing for me: Cleansing the body, cleansing my to do list, cleansing out old dusty corners of my home, cleansing structures in the office that are outdated. At times I have felt like this sprout in the photo… And yesterday, I felt it: time expanded again!  It no longer [Read More…]

Upcoming Awakening Women Events

Hi all, just a quick note from me to tell you that we have posted many new events at : I will be traveling in Europe and the first events coming up will be in Norway and then we will be at the No-Mind festival in Sweden. My next Women’s events in Germany with Eva [Read More…]

Are you feeding the right wolf?

One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, “My son,the battle is between two “wolves” inside us all. One is Evil. It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego. The other is Good. It [Read More…]

The Journey Of the Soul

By Jennifer Welwood My soul said to me, there is suffering, And she led me into the dark lands, Deep into the darkness without a light; She trained me in all the ardors Of opening to the darkness, And of waiting, without hope, in the darkest night. My soul said to me, there is suffering, [Read More…]

I am guest Blogging on FinerMinds!

You may find my article on Feminine Leadership on interesting. It would be really really great if you could vote and leave your comments there on their sites Go to article

Goddess Video Blog; Cultivate the Feminine Happy Hormones

I spent the weekend with Jon Gray (the Mars Venus guy) at his Ranch at the coast of Northern California. I was fasting and cleansing while drinking from the infinite well of knowledge this guy has about health and well  being. You have seen me writing about Oxitocin: the feminine happy hormone, here on the [Read More…]

Lalita Devi ~ The Healing Power of the Erotically Awake Feminine

  with Chameli Ardagh & the Awakening Women Team Date: October 4 – 6, 2019 Location: Portland, Oregon The Goddess Lalita Devi is a much-needed archetype of the spiritually and erotically awake feminine. She points us to a source of wisdom and empowerment which is found through embodied intimacy with ourselves and the world.