Living ‘Face-First’

I was raised in an aggressively religious, creatively-stunted home. Not only was critical thinking frowned upon, but any intuitive notions without religious undertones were given the stink eye. And everything was conditional. Including love and acceptance. I couldn’t just be me, I had to be the right me. The approved me. But none of those […]

The Descent of Inanna – Understanding the Dark Goddess Ereshkigal

  Ereshkigal, Great Goddess of the Underworld, was worshiped throughout the Mesopotamian region , dating back to 3000 BCE. Her main following in Sumer and Babylon was complete with temples dedicated to her throughout the region, the main site found in Kutha. Myths of Ereshkigal are found in the remnants of various Mesopotamian tablets and texts, including the epic […]

Expecting the Norm

So here’s what happened. I was at one of these conference-type things with a friend (we’ll call her Jules), shopping for pagan statuary and taking little workshops on things such as Past Life DNA, The Buddha in You, and Intuitive Expression through Art. We’re wandering around, and we see my book being sold at one […]

Relationships as Spiritual Lessons

It was the end of a relationship and my unexpected stumble back into the dating world that caused me to realize exactly what being a spiritual person meant.  I had met a few friends for dinner, drinks, and dish. There was about eight of us, a table full of thirty-somethings representing every demographic of race, […]