What Snow White Knows

What Snow White Knows

Snow fell here in the far north covering our streets in its white tenderness. In winter, we find ourselves in a time of keeping warm, in the space within, contained for love, peace and clarity. The sun is rebellious, especially in snow it always wins. And then it...
Every Wild Rose Has a Story

Every Wild Rose Has a Story

kiss me, from where else you feel me lubov,not just with lips kiss me,from where else you carry my home lubovif not in your heart? ~ from The God-like Things by Lubomira Kourteva  It’s almost the end of November and the wild roses are still blooming. And...
The Story of Sedna & When Love is a Skeleton Woman

The Story of Sedna & When Love is a Skeleton Woman

Today I’ll tell you two Inuit stories, from the depths of the cold seas, all the way to the warmth of a little house in the tundra where a love was born. The first story is about Sedna, and the second, about Skeleton Woman. In her book Women Who Run With the...
Bluebeard: The Key to Knowing

Bluebeard: The Key to Knowing

Last time in Beauty and Her Beast, we discussed how a man unbecame a beast because of love. And/But there are other kinds of beasts – the charming humans who are monsters within. No amount of love can change that.  Perhaps there’s no better tale that portrays this...
Beauty and Her Beast

Beauty and Her Beast

What happens when two worlds touch? They kiss. And we find that love is not only felt in the hearts, it is known by the hands also. Beauty and the Beast by Angela Barrett The Wild Marriage is a narrative often explored in folk, tale and myth. Animal bridegroom stories...