Dmitri

great mystery owls Feb 02, 2020

“There is something alive in a feather. The power of it is perhaps in its dream of sky, currents of air, and the silence of its creation. It knows the insides of clouds. It carries our needs and desires, the stories of our...

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Rewilding Yourself: 8 Practices to Ignite Our Wild Souls

More and more I am stumbling upon arguments for lost hope and a throwing-in-the-towel for our planet. This backlash is seemingly based in fact: if you are just an average human and not a CEO, head of state, or president, who can make significant...

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The Whir of Our Doings

busyness sacred rest Jan 14, 2020

"Feeling into the sturdiness of feminine confidence, we cannot keep looking toward busyness to prove that our lives have meaning. All of this overdoing is a very fragile and untrustworthy method of connecting with our value. We must be diligent in...

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Stretch Your Wings Wider

alive nature sky medicine Jan 03, 2020

You are hardwired for wilderness.

Modern life is increasingly persuading us, transforming us into some domesticated version of our human creature selves. Dead but living. So many of us are under some strange anesthetic, disconnected from the land...

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The Teeth of Discernment

fierce feminine Dec 19, 2019

"Fierce compassion cuts, cuts, cuts away with the teeth of discernment, pulling fascia away from muscle, continually moving you closer to the bone of truth...

One of my favorite stories that expresses this tough version of compassion is told by...

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Go To Your Wilderness

wilderness Dec 05, 2019

In the wilderness of ourselves... 

We are stripped of all the usual distraction, hiding, and excuse-making. It is here that the compulsive over-achiever in us trembles at being left as an ordinary human being, stripped of all of the ways she...

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Calling Back Your Energy with the Confidence of Healthy Boundaries

boundaries energy hygiene Nov 27, 2019

I have been waiting for her. Every week I patiently gather her leaf clothes into piles of bright flames. Some leaves get stashed under bushes to decompose through the sleep of time, while the brimming excess of others get put into an old, stinky...

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Go Into the Dark

dark feminine Oct 30, 2019

The wind has been rattling her bony fingers all day, scraping them against window panes, rustling them through dry branches, using them to boldly clang the metal chime outside my front door. These are not the green winds of early fall who are just...

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The Standing People Are Moving

nature Oct 16, 2019

 

Bashing themselves about,

stag horns clashing as

cymbals of wood and wind.

 

The watchful mothers are stirring,

shifting their burdens as they

wait for their moment.

 

IT. IS. NOW.

 

Restless roots cleave the ground,

leaving...

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My Soul Doesn't Think At All

meditation soul Oct 08, 2019

I don’t want to think, I just want to lie hard in my bed, listening to the rolling, trembling mountains of my body that don’t say a word.

 

I don’t want to think, I just want to give all of myself to this lawn chair, letting...

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