“What do we wish for?
To be whole. To be complete.
Wildness reminds us what it means to be human,
what we are connected to rather than
what we are separate from.”
– Terry Tempest Williams
Shooting Star: A Letter to Janet
Dear Janet, Wow! You’re a grandmother. No fooling. I just got a letter from Link with a delightful picture of laughing fellow Emmett James Graham Bertram. That’s a solid grounded Midwestern name from your wild girl child, now mother. Sounds like the beginning of a country song, or long poem. “Emmett James Graham Bertram set off for the [...]
YOU BELONG TO THE STARS:TAKE WHAT IS YOURS AND LIVE IT
Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? Mary Oliver There’s a secret name inside you That belongs to the stars Wind, trees, waves, soul Take what is yours and live it. Veronica Goodchild, Songlines for the Soul 2019 is a Universal “3” year. Three is the [...]
2019: FIND YOUR VISION, YOUR VOICE, YOUR VALOR, YOUR VALUE
“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language, And next year’s words await another voice.” T. S. Eliot Four Quartets This is a critical moment in our history and in the evolution of consciousness for women’s voices to be heard. I think this is going to be a year of power and beauty for the awakening woman, [...]
FINDING SOLID GROUND: THRESHOLD OF TOMORROW
Yesterday, June 30, was another day of Americans taking to the streets to show support for the immigrants detained, the babies in cages, for the protection of families. It was heartening and heartbreaking. "We care!" shouts my five year old grandson, Scout, as we walk. I worry caring will not be enough to shift the cruel course of [...]
WILD WOMEN, MONEY AND POWER: PARTNER WITH THE GODDESS
“If there is to be a change, it will come from us. Right here, where we stand. Women were always the story-givers, the memory keepers, the dreamers. Listen now to the land’s long dreaming. Do you see what it is dreaming? It’s dreaming you.” (Sharon Blackie, If Women Rose Rooted) https://amzn.to/2GuT3QZ Last week I was shaken, as most [...]