Childhood

I've been thinking a lot about my parents lately, and wondering: What if we all have to recover from childhood? To be clear: I am not discussing abuse situations in this post. I am curious about the experience of being a child - small, without agency, growing and changing and learning at a fast rate -... Continue Reading →

  "It turns sacred when your total presence infuses the world with a force of wild grace. Thereafter follows liberation." ~The Vertical Oracle

Prophecy-Fulfilling Self

Prophecy-Fulfilling Self A snow of dust is on the dresser, the unhinged bed lies open. I'm becoming someone I longed for wants ago. © 2015 Amoret BriarRose. All rights reserved. Image via Tryphena

  Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift. ~Mary Oliver

In retrospect, I can see in my own life what I could not see at the time: how the job I lost helped me find work I needed to do, how the “road closed” sign turned me toward terrain I needed to travel, how losses that felt irredeemable forced me to discern meanings I needed... Continue Reading →

Sacred Resistance

My life gets really busy. Just this last week, I was up at 6am most days to work out, worked 9-5, had two evening therapy sessions (couples therapy on Monday, personal therapy on Thursday), had two evening calls (and have one more to go this evening.) Tomorrow, I will be getting the house ready for... Continue Reading →

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