Looking Back Only As Needed
May03

Looking Back Only As Needed

Looking back Is an exercise of re-imagining An examination of story That can trap you in old patterns Or release you into your future self So do it like a sea gull While walking forward Look back only as needed To determine what is wanted. The other day, as I walked down the trail at the local bay lands bird sanctuary, I noticed the seagulls had come in and were hanging out. They were swooping about in that way they have, then coming...

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The Fine Art of Asking
Feb19

The Fine Art of Asking

Every time I create, I set intention. And then I ask. This asking is a key part of what we do in the Intentional Creativity movement. When we ask, we open a doorway in our heart for messages, inspiration and wonder to come through. But often I get asked…. What is this asking we do? How do we ask? How do we know when we’ve been answered? As one of the Art Doctors supporting our Color of Woman students, this question of asking...

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That Sense of Freedom
Jan08

That Sense of Freedom

Ok, its 2016 and, as usual, my brain has been rattling on over the roads of last year as a a way of clearing out for what is happening this year. Over the last several months of 2015, I experienced this *interesting* (and yes just that kind of interesting) cycle of revisiting old patterns and the people involved in them, mostly family members who are notoriously angry and stuck. I noticed that these old patterns were ones I dealt with...

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To Our Darling Wild, Outrageous, Beautiful, Wise, Bad-Ass, Reverent and Irreverent Cowgirls
Dec23

To Our Darling Wild, Outrageous, Beautiful, Wise, Bad-Ass, Reverent and Irreverent Cowgirls

It has been a wild ride during 2015 at the Cosmic Cowgirls Rodeo of the Soul. We began and ended our year with what Cowgirls do best – lead legendary lives! In January we started our 6 month LEGEND course and in October had our 6 week LEGEND FB course. We sat in Red Thread Circle together talking about everything from the Elephant String Theory and how we keep ourselves tied up without knowing it to reflecting back on our year and...

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Just As I Am
Dec02

Just As I Am

Have you ever been made wrong for who you are? For what you want to do with your life? For just being you? Some years back just after I had bought my now-legendary little black porsche, I met up with my parents to go to dinner and a concert. I was a successful young woman working in high technology making a great salary and on top of my world. Owning and driving that porsche made my wild child happy! We had arrived in two cars, so...

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Exercising Your Driver. Properly.

by Annette Wagner, M.A. I’ve had a small problem lately. You see, I’ve always had a strong driver side to my personality. You may have one too – our driver side is the one who jumps right in and takes charge and says ok, what are we doing here? And begins to organize, create, assert herself, and generally get things done and whether you like it or not tends to be the operative mode.  My problem is: What do I do when I have...

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