get messy, get real, heal

Part of reclaiming your wild is speaking your truth, feeling all there is to tell, being honest, vulnerable, messy, brave.

It’s so time for all of us to reclaim our wild and create harmony and healing in the world
#reclaimyourwild #itstime

Joy and love are important parts of this healing movement

Today I was lucky enough to watch an incredible interview with Tarana Burke, the founder of the #metoo movement. She talked so eloquently about so many things. One of her points is that this is the time of healing as a movement. That all of this is coming up so we can be healed and that to do that we need copious amounts of joy and love. For when we do that deep dive in the dark we also need joy and love to bring us back to the surface and to more than we were before. I love that. I love that this is a time of healing as a movement, as a moment. and that we must include everyone in this movement, men too. 

I was humbled to be in that room at the world muse conference in Bend, Oregon and now humbled again to be in a room of a woman I met tonight. When I walked out the door I was startled to see so much snow and thought again about driving back to Seattle. I checked Kayak for hotel deals and they were pretty pricey in Bend. I ran into Laura on my way back into the event and told her what was happening and she offered me her guest room. Which is where I type this from. Cuddled up after meeting her lovely husband, talking about travels to Ireland and Scotland and sipping some sleepy time tea. And even the drive here was scary I can't imagine if I had tried to drive the Mt Hood pass. So my bag of love and joy gets bigger as I continue to deal with brain challenges that are getting so intense and scary at times. So far from me being me. I want to soak up these moments and remind myself of how I know I can be in the world. Of the magic the world has for me. Of how I have done so much healing so I can be a person who can share my path and hopefully support others along the way.

I want to come back to me and play my part in this healing movement. 

so here's to #metoo and #notokay and #reclaimyouwild and #lovecapersand the others thousands upon thousands of hashtags that are helping with this moment to heal, to break the silence, to share, to weep, to dance, to sob, to rage, to sing, to play. Here's to this moment. more please

Clean water is wild hearted love

For my birthday I desire to help people in Ecuador have access to clean water. I desire to raise $1000 for waterbearers.org, which buys 20 filters and provides sustainable water solutions to disadvantaged communities in the Amazon Rainforest, Andes Highlands, the Galapagos, and the coastal region affected by the 2016 earthquake.

Here's to more people having access to clean water so our brothers and sisters can drink, cook, clean with greater ease.

Do you want to help?

1. You can donate on the page below and/or

2. You can join me as a Teammate and fundraise for 10 filters, that's $500. Your raise will impact 1000 people with clean water for up to 10 years.

The Waterbearers is a 501(c)(3) that provides portable clean water systems around the world. Since 2016 their efforts have reached over 650,000 people with clean water through strategic partnerships and in-country organizations. Learn more www.thewaterbearers.org.

https://www.classy.org/fundraiser/1284097?is_new=true

Shower the world with your love!!

Hello Love Caperers!

Valentine's Day is coming up...why not connect with a domestic abuse shelter and shower love on these women? Homemade valentine's cards, clothes, toiletries, chocolate, lotions...beautiful things for beautiful souls needing some love. Gather your friends together to make cards, collect donations and deliver to the shelter. Maybe some cupcakes too? Have fun as you shower these women with love and keep us posted!

Wouldn't it be amazing if this was happening all over the world this Valentine's Day. Spread the word, spread the love!

What are other ways can you share your love? Fill me up with new ideas!

Speaking out to create more freedom and reclamation

Today my volunteering for Mama Gena's School of Womanly Arts Experience Weekend continued as did my awe for women and this journey of reclamation. When asked how many women in the room had been sexually abused, harassed, verbally attacked almost everyone of the 950 women stood. It is a sobering and sad sight to see and yet we stood, we took each other in, we honored our sisters journeys- a woman who was raped by several men when a teenager during a robbery at her home. So many stories. So much grief and anger. 

And so we danced.

We held space as these women got into their bodies and moved through the grief, the anger, the rage, the indignation. 

I saw these women in their bodies sharing their stories, showing us the emotions. 

It is beyond powerful to witness such emotions. 

There are words which move too. 

But to bear witness to the impact of the attacks, the years of silence, or carrying shame, fear...

It is a sight to behold. 

And so we dance and hug and cry and scream so these emotions can at last be honored. 

I write this with humility to be able to hold space for all of this and with the prayer that as each of us speaks out and dances that we end this cycle of harassment, of abuse. 

Which means, well my prayer is, that so many girls and women after us will dance in joy. They will spend more of their life creating from wholeness, without the angst and the heartache and the need to gather in these groups to heal such pain. They will use their light, their intuition, their hearts to create more joy and love in the world, in their way.

And that is what is happening now- as we bring the darkness up to the light we alchemize it. We reclaim our true essence, our wild. 

So to the women today, I bow to your bravery, your courage. I bow to the women all over the world who are breaking their silence and speaking out and healing.

I bow, I bow, I bow.