To the Great Below…

August 18, 2017

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 “From the great above, She turned her ear to the great below…” ~from translations of the myth of Goddess Innana When I was a little girl, where I’d visit my grandmother in the South, there were abandoned railroad tracks I’d walk for hours.  I’d balance on the rusty rails and let […]

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My Great Undoing

June 16, 2017

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 It wasn’t new… I had been undone so many times before.  My dress rehearsals were profound and comprehensive.  They were shows unto their own, not mere shells of the one to come.  But there is something to be said for my great undoing.  Its refrain is so different from the rest […]

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On Letting it All Crumble Down…

May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 When I was twenty-two, I lived just a few miles from this beautiful archway, a gem in the middle of the deep blue Mediterranean.  It was like a dream rising out of the sea…a gateway to another world.  It was enormous, defied description, and was one of the most majestic things […]

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Broken Hearts and Burning Stars

April 3, 2017

Friday, March 31st, 2017 I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life – and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do. ~ Georgia O’Keeffe I’ve been out picking nettles in the cold spring woods. I don’t wear any gloves because they are my friends…if I am […]

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2017: The Turning Point ~ An Oracle’s Prophecy

November 21, 2016

Jennifer Luna Posada November, 2016 White, like the face of the high-up moon, the new blank page presses against your heart. You mistake it first for just another pressure you can’t respond to, can’t handle. You close in on yourself further and the shell that keeps you going. You find that in its furthest corners […]

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Like a Falling Star…

August 22, 2016

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 From down here, at the bottom of a magical well, I can still see the stars.  From down here, where I have almost become earth, where my elements are almost indistinguishable now from the breathing soil, I am so surrendered to the wet and the dark that I can’t remember why […]

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Opening Every Pandora’s Box

June 10, 2016

Thursday, June 9th, 2016 This wasn’t my first time.  I had done this before…many times in fact.  I had stood, humbled at the feet of my boxes, digging deep for the courage to face them.  I had even opened them, sometimes balking at their sheer heft.  I had put things in new boxes, even tried […]

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Return to Your Wild Self ~ An Oracle’s Prophecy

April 30, 2016

Jennifer Luna Posada Beltaine, May 2016 It hurts. It ignites. My whole life is on fire. But I have waited ages for this moment. When even the corners burn and nothing is left dark but the night we all come from. The night made of love… What is it that you most want?  Not yesterday […]

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Feral

February 9, 2016

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 feral: adjective 1. existing in a natural state, as animals or plants; not domesticated or cultivated; wild. 2. having reverted to the wild state, as from domestication. 3. of or characteristic of wild animals. I have gotten comfortable crying in public.  Oh I had had my moments before, like most people.  […]

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The Rebirth: 2016 ~ An Oracle’s Prophecy

December 21, 2015

Jennifer Luna Posada, December, 2015 Lean back…feel your spine against the wall…only this time you don’t feel trapped by it.  Your spine uncurls and is held by the large hand of sweet resistance.  Soon it will feel safe to open your eyes again, to open your heart again, to taste the nectar you once knew…and […]

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