THE WONDER WOMAN I WAS HOPING FOR

Don’t get me wrong—I LOVED the Wonder Woman movie.  I thought Gal Godot did a smashing job as Diana.  I loved the idea of the Amazons being ancient protectresses of the planet. I loved some of the little tropes in the movie that spoke of intersectionality, like the moment when Diana is speaking with Sameer […]

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The Evolution of Reiki

This time last week I was preparing for my first Reiki class in quite a while.  I had ordered some new manuals from the International Center for Reiki Training (ICRT) and started to look through them.  I was wondering what had changed in the manual since the birth of Holy Fire (and Holy Fire II) […]

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KISS ME, I’M IRISH (maybe)

Well, my given first name — Deirdre — definitely is.   In my family there is some dispute as to whether my great-grandfather was a Scot–or an Irish bounder pretending to be a Scot to get out of a wee bit of trouble.  I fancy the second possibility, as my name in Gaelic means “The […]

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2017 is my year–Is it yours, too?

Dear Beautiful Dreamers, Creatrixes and Goddesses, I have an announcement to make . . . 2017 IS MY YEAR!!!! I am going to say it again . . . 2017 IS MY YEAR!!! We all know what I thought of 2016.  I started out like many of you looking for something great and then all […]

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Been F’d Up by 2016? Here are 5 More F’s to help make 2017 your best year yet!

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Let’s face it, 2016 hasn’t exactly been an easy year for many of us.  If it wasn’t the neverending election season and continuing political angst, it was personal drama of one kind or another.  Even if 2016 was a great year, it came with a lot of change and challenge.  Now that 2016 is almost […]

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We’re havin’ a party–and you’re invited!!!

It’s a Writer’s Party Weekend–October 14-16! We’re taking our Writer’s party on the road to write, read, relax and get our energy elevated to write out our hearts and souls. A maximum of 10 writers will be selected to join us at historic Teel House for a weekend of creative, intuitive and practical knowledge to […]

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Will the real Santa please stand up

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It’s once again that most wonderful time of the year when we celebrate, Hanukah, Christmas, Yule, Kwanzaa and the Winter Solstice.  As always I am struck with how the myths and stories we tell ourselves this time of year have been changed, co-opted, Bowdlerized and sanitized for mass consumption, leaving our true spiritual legacy on […]

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All (Holy) Fired Up and Ready to Go

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As an educator, I am a great believer in lifelong learning.  To that end, I recently undertook two learning experiences, earning my certification in aromatherapy from the NYIA and also getting attuned to Holy Fire Reiki. I have been a Reiki master for a number of years, but when I heard about this new energy I […]

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The Spirit Canoe heads out once again

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Join Irma, Lubi and I as we reprise one of our most popular and profound workshops: The Spirit Canoe: Voyage to Soul Awakening With Irma Starspirit Woman, Dee Savoy and Lubaina Choudhury When: March 8 Where: The Discovery Project 104 Delancey, New York, NY level Time: 11-5:30 pm Exchange: $135 before March 1; $160 thereafter CLICK HERE TO […]

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Let’s Get Cracking: course for creatives (this means you–) is coming online!

Wouldn’t you like to access your fullest creative potential? Find out what’s blocking you from fulfilling your creative destiny? Reclaim parts of your self lost in the unconscious that contain the keys to your imaginal self? If so, you’ve come to the right place. I am about to launch my first ONLINE training workshop of […]

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