IMAGINE MONDAY MORNINGS for reading, writing, and meaningful conversing with women like yourself who are changing and growing, in all kinds of ways ... SUMMER is a perfect time ... and the setting is heavenly! The inspiration came over coffee one morning at a favorite beach-side coffee shop...four years ago... And every year since, women… Continue reading Summer Beach Group 2016
This day is an energetically powerful one: International Women's Day, a New Moon with a solar Eclipse, and there's a great awareness rising also-- a coming together of voices -- women and men celebrities this week, on behalf of equality for women and girls globally. Our goddess call tonight goes more into the Power of… Continue reading New moon, eclipse, Women’s Day goddess group
We finished Big Magic last night, embracing divinity in creating. A story of sacred dances in Bali looked at What is sacred? and What is not sacred? In her story, it was only high-minded Westerners who had trouble with that one...because they insisted on separating and having some tangible way of discerning one from the… Continue reading Divinity and Creativity
It's only right to start a new year with a new book, and one that inspires the heart and soul of writers and creatives like us! So, my beautiful goddess friends, starting Tuesday evening, January 12, we'll be talking about Big Magic in our weekly goddess calls. I was gifted with a copy over the… Continue reading 6-week ‘Big Magic’ Series
Here’s an Easy-to-Remember way to handle those inevitable Small Talk conversations over the holidays.
You know I’ve been hanging around brothers and working with guys maybe a little too much–all my life–when one like this pops in my hear. I giggled writing it… and also included good practical stuff too. Enjoy and happy holidays! – Anne
We gather more this time of year; formal and informal. In groups and settings that are a diverse mix: from family and friends, to professional colleagues, to others we’re meeting for the first time.
What to talk about? …. Helps to come with a plan. I like humor and easy too. Here’s a little of both to help you out. …. Little ‘FARTS’… to get to know someone better, make small talk, and maybe make a memorable connection. ‘FARTS’ is an easy-to-remember acronym of what to talk about:
F – Family or Friends in common. Have you seen…? Are they still…? When you see them next time, tell them…
A – Arts. Theater, movies, fine art, art fairs, favorite artists; or maybe they are art makers and creators too.
R – Reading. Books read this year, magazines, articles one enjoyed, or recipes. What we’re learning, engaging in, fueling…
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What does in god's image mean to someone like you and me? ... Taught from early on that I am created in the image and likeness of god, and every mirror reveals a curvy, dancing, beautiful, woman's body and being. Yep, definitely a she. It was my mother who taught me to listen with my… Continue reading In god’s image …
Schedule changes this week, my lovelies, as I make space and time for family and a funeral. A lovely woman passed this weekend. She was my mother-in-law. And unlike most stories and jokes about mothers-in-law, mine got who I was, maybe because she too was a creative spirit, and maybe because there's Carrier blood in… Continue reading Making space for one to pass