Spelling the Spell OUT

Spelling the Spell OUT

These days I’ve been thinking a great deal about spells. What sort of power is running through us when we cast negative spells in life? I’ve heard many people say that it feels good to express their rage because they get their power back. The problem is that...
Growing Back Up

Growing Back Up

Recently I’ve been spending time with a Swedish fairy tale called A Tale of the Tontlawald. It’s about a girl named Elsa who grew up among the fairies in a place known as the Tontlawald. She drifted into that strange and forbidden territory one day when the abuse at...
Faith-Keeping

Faith-Keeping

Never lose sight of your dreams, my darling! Every now and then I have a crisis of faith. Faith in my art. A few decades ago, when I realized that my life was probably not going to involve raising children, I was sitting outside on the porch of the little house I had...
Horse Whispers

Horse Whispers

I love my body. At 61, I feel grateful for the effort that my body has made to carry me through. Over the years, I have seen her as a horse, a white horse, a winged horse, a raced horse, a broken horse. Broken by my racing mind. It has taken some time to heal the...
Out of Left Field

Out of Left Field

Over the last six weeks, I have been writing with my non-dominant hand—which for me is the left. It began with a decision to give my frozen right shoulder a break from long-hand writing and using the computer keyboard and the mouse, but now I confess I am still...

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