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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How are you coping in these crazy times?

As the world reels from its latest bout of horrifying news, it’s almost impossible to feel like the entire globe has lost its mind.  It’s enough to make you feel like hiding out in the remotest village you can find, or alternately wishing you really could be some kind of superhero with the power to […]

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Monday Message: Restore and Replenish

This Monday I turn to the Sacred Rebels Oracle.  This is an important and transformative deck, as it speaks to living a more authentic life.  This is our healing process–breaking out of the grip of “the matrix” the dream of the planet that keeps us mired in the mundane rather than the callings of our […]

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Are you ready to shed your winter cocoon?

Despite what the thermometer (or the snow on the ground) may say–Spring has finally sprung!   Spring is one of my favorite times of year.  It’s all about pressing that reset button!  All that was dead and dried up comes back to life.  Warmth stirs our wombs and the womb of Mother Earth.  Babies of […]

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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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Is it time for you to start living your dreams?

It’s time to admit to a pet peeve of mine . . .   I hate it when sages, coaches and other guru types tell people to STOP dreaming, often so that they can START doing.   This implies, for me, that people who are dreaming AREN’T DOING ANYTHING!   This couldn’t be further from […]

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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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Why Cleanliness is Next to Creativity (and 3 ways this can benefit you)

The best time to plan a book is while you’re doing the dishes. — Agatha Christie Many people might assume that doing mindless repetitive tasks frees up the consciousness to get into all sorts of imaginal realms.  This may be true, but it’s also the WATER.   Eureka!  — Archimedes Supposedly, Archimedes uttered this phrase […]

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Are you turned on or are you turned off?

Let me ask you a quick question–   What are you carrying in your womb?   If you’ve been keeping up with me you know I believe that what we carry in our wombs–and I don’t just mean our children– can affect every aspect of our lives.   As women, we tend to store everything […]

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