Doulas, midwives, and assistants are trained to be educators and to physically care for their clients, but rarely are we shown or taught how to nourish our clients' spiritual journey.
I want a Wise Woman who KNOWS.... Not qualified with educational credentials or honorary degrees… but one who KNOWS deep in her bones, through lived experiences...
Our great and wise keeper and leader of ritual in the community.
I wish I could move to Pittsburgh and live with you - just to shadow you and learn about life from you like young women used to be sent off to do with distant aunts or eccentric grandmothers.
How do I feel about completing the #NaBloPoMo challenge to blog every day in the month of November? In a way, it was like a month of monetarily free therapy. It is hard to beat that!
And my last instalment of 100 Things. I hope you have enjoyed learning all kind of weird, mundane, and interesting things about me. 91. Desert island discs (5): First, I truly HATE these kinds of questions. Like I am supposed to sum up my entire life in just 5 albums/books/songs/whatever. Blah. I am way more […]
Sambucus Nigra, Sambucus Canadensis
elderberry, elder berry, "poor man's pharmacy", Hylde Moer, Elder Mother
I do not feel as though gratitude is something to be stored up and only released on one day every year; gratitude is an on going practice. I have mixed feelings about this annual event called Thanksgiving.