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The Power of a Birth Partner

This beautiful guest post on the importance of supportive birth partners is an extract from Birth, Breath and Death by Amy Glenn Wright. I LOVE this woman’s writing… as does Ina May Gaskin! “Amy Wright Glenn has written a remarkable book that I found very touching, reading it as I did when I was caringContinue Reading

Strong Like the Water

Today’s post from Jackie Singer sent shivers of soul recognition down my spine… I hope it does for you too. What is an empowered woman like? I keep returning to this question and wondering. What is the nature of feminine power? Is it different from masculine power? Do we have any models? A year andContinue Reading

She Who Dares… Gets Destroyed… By Other Women

It seems like I have been a BAD GIRL again. And deserve fifty lashes of a woman’s tongue. To punish me as someone who DARES to speak for “women” and not do it in exactly the way that this particular woman would do it. Who DARES to speak up… and not be perfect. She whoContinue Reading

Memory Box

Loretta joined us at the East Cork Red Tent in June and spoke incredibly movingly about a poem she was writing. A poem about memory and forgiveness, about the line of pain and healing which passes down from mother to daughter, and its location in our wombs. I immediately asked her if I could seeContinue Reading

Your Receptive Time: what it is…and why it is valuable

This is a guestpost by Barbara Hanneloré, founder of Women’s Way Moon Cycles. Recently I was asked why I referred to the menstrual time of the month as being “receptive,” when it is, physically, a release of a flow outward. The woman said she would not think of that time as being receptive, and of courseContinue Reading

Struggling to Conceive?

Struggling to Conceive? Learn How Fertility Tests May Help Although 85% of women are happily pregnant within a year of trying for a baby, for other couples it takes far longer than this to conceive. If you have not managed to conceive within a year of trying or within 6 months if you are overContinue Reading

Treat Yourself!

How do you treat yourself? My treats of choice are soft fruit. cake… and BOOKS! I’m doing a Midsummer Sale – so that you can treat yourself (or a sister, friend or daughter). So if you’ve been waiting to grab a paperback or e-book copy of: Moon Time, The Rainbow Way, Reaching for the Moon,Continue Reading

Encouragement For Women’s Workers Everywhere: When You Are Feeling Downhearted, Alone and Misunderstood

I was blown away by the response to yesterday’s post: Why Aren’t Women Interested in Women’s Work? It received over ten times the usual daily views. And elicited an outpouring of support and empathy from readers and fellow women’s workers from around the world. What a circle of women we have gathered here! It showedContinue Reading

Why Aren’t Women Interested?

This is the thought that struck me between the eyes. I had just done a book reading of my #1 Amazon Best Selling book, The Rainbow Way… to an audience of one. I had just led a red tent circle with 14 women… most of whom had travelled 40 minutes or more to be there.Continue Reading

The Power of Peri­menopause and Menopause: Guest Post from Diane Salisbury

Some years ago I was fortunate to discover the work of, the wonderful, Alexandra Pope, author of ‘The Wild Genie’ and ‘The Women’s Quest’. It was from there that I immersed myself in the world of menstrual awareness. I became increasingly aware of the wisdom of the menstrual cycle and the gifts within it. OnContinue Reading

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