Passing the Reins

Passing the Reins by Isabella Vickers, Managing Editor You have to imagine it possible before you can see something. You can have the evidence right in front of you, but if you can’t imagine something that has never existed before, it’s impossible. ~ Rita Dove, first African-American poet laureate of the U.S. It’s time. After more than three incredible years, I’ve come to the end of my journey as Managing...

Read More
How are You Living Your Legend?
Apr08

How are You Living Your Legend?

How are You Living Your Legend? by Isabella Vickers, Managing Editor This month our current writing cycle draws to a close. A year ago in May 2013, we began a creative journey with each CCM writer considering our shared road map and laying out her provisions for the coming year of reflection, vision, and conversation. Here’s what it looked like: As you can see by following the map above, our expedition has been monumental...

Read More
What is Your Personal Revolution?
Mar04

What is Your Personal Revolution?

What is Your Personal Revolution? by Isabella Vickers, Managing Editor Last month I wrote about ManifestationĀ andĀ the tension of opposites. I asked some tough questions I had been asking myself for a very long time: How long must you dream before you awaken? How long must you be down before you rise up? How long must you wait before you move on? How long must you prepare before you act? These questions lived in the edges of my mind...

Read More
Emboldened by Freedom | Empowered to Manifest
Jan30

Emboldened by Freedom | Empowered to Manifest

Emboldened by Freedom | Empowered to Manifest by Isabella Vickers, Managing Editor How long must you dream before you awaken? How long must you be down before you rise up? How long must you wait before you move on? How long must you prepare before you act? These questions lived in the edges of my mind for a long time. Waiting for answers to arrive. And ultimately the answer would come in the form of another question: How long can you...

Read More

(re)Claim Your Rights, Here and Now

(re)Claim Your Rights, Here and Now by Isabella Vickers, Managing Editor As we stand at the threshold of a new year, the writers of Cosmic Cowgirls magazine are considering COMMUNITY — inviting community and participating in community. What does community mean to you? How have you belonged or not belonged? What are the qualities of your ideal community? Cosmic Cowgirls is visionary community of women working together...

Read More

The Alchemy of Allowing Mystery

The Alchemy of Allowing Mystery by Isabella Vickers, Managing Editor [Allowing the Mystery of Mercury’s Retrograde journey, I surrender to the temporary inability to add inspiring images to the following post due to technical difficulties. I apologize. I’m visual; I appreciate the power of image. AND I allow that we can use our own powerful imaginations to conjure images of the alchemical sisters mentioned below.] The...

Read More