Home is Where the Happy Is
Jul12

Home is Where the Happy Is

  Some say home is where the heart is, for some it’s where the art is, or maybe it’s where you find peace or joy or soul. Or all of the above. Or maybe not. Maybe it’s only a place to drop in before heading off on the next great adventure. Maybe your home feels too small or too blah or too cold or too old, or not old enough, or just not-quite-right. But, regardless, I do hope it gives you some sanctuary and respite. I hope it’s a...

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Saying YES.
Jun14

Saying YES.

Editor’s Note: This gem was shared with us at the Cosmic Cowgirls Gathering in April of this year. The incomparable Lynn Johnson led us in a magical session of Saying Yes and improv and theatre. Everyone got into the act – elders, daughters ,cowgirls from all walks of life. It was delightful and very powerful! These are the words she shared with us. ~ Annette  Saying Yes means Willingness. A Willingness to move up and over and...

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In Our Cosmic Bodies

By Jennifer Bowers One night this summer while in Tuscany for the glorious Sky Voyage with Shiloh, I found myself alone in my own midnight bath – joyfully splashing around in a warm pool under the moonlight. I explored the expansiveness, fluttering my arms and legs as I jogged along the edges of the pool, swaying my hips as I danced. I sang a silly song with a few Italian words I had picked up along the way and giggled out loud. I...

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Queen of Hearts
Apr03

Queen of Hearts

  Queen of Hearts ~ Anonymous Round these Cosmic Cowgirl parts, one is encouraged to speak one’s truth, to tell one’s story, to transform one’s story into form, be it a painting, a dance, a song, a poem, or a novel. But what if you have a story that is not safe to tell, that is taboo? What if you have a truth, that if you spoke it aloud, could have negative consequences? One could certainly keep it private in a...

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Tribute to the Life and Lineage of Sue Hoya Sellars
Oct14

Tribute to the Life and Lineage of Sue Hoya Sellars

A legendary woman has left this earth, although her lineage continues through those who had the privilege of studying with her both on her land, and at the canvas. Sue Hoya Sellars has “accelerated into the future” as she so aptly referred to the aging process. Sue Hoya Sellars Master Painter and Teacher April 20, 1936 – September 29, 2014 Sue encouraged everyone she knew to ‘commit art’. She told it like it is while never missing a...

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Love, Power and Potency: Breaking and Honoring Taboos for Transformation
Sep02

Love, Power and Potency: Breaking and Honoring Taboos for Transformation

By Mandisa A. Wood-Fall, M.A., M.F.A. There are many ways we observe and create taboos, those complex rules set in place to align our behaviors with our beliefs. We all have different customs, which bring order to the chaos of life. Even the discussion of sacred rituals could be considered taboo. In this article I will share a bit of my unique perspective and experience and I encourage you to reflect and share your own experiences so...

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