Author Archives: realeesky

Dancing Home

I am home from the Sun/Moon Dance. My spirit lives in the center of the medicine wheel, and part of me will always dance in the arbor, but my integrated life is in my home and community here. The single … Continue reading

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I am a Spirit Dancer

This weekend, I will be celebrating the 7-year anniversary of my death and rebirth after a 4-day ceremonial dance at Madre Grande Monastery in California, with a 4-day ceremonial dance for Peace & Healing at Birdsong Peace Chamber in Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

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Active Resistance

Resistance for a cause is not futile however simple its form. Individuality seems chaotic, free will threatening when hubris has solidified a viewpoint into a mandate for everyone else.   If love and nature have chosen to express themselves in … Continue reading

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A Human Hero – Heroes Part I

It is easy to deceive someone who longs to be dazzled. It’s so easy to follow the pretty shiny thing in the dark night or too bright day, when the steady work has worn us down and we can’t see … Continue reading

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A Small Loss

One week it was money I was missing, the next week … a life. It shouldn’t have been significant; the evidence was weak. I felt uncharacteristic nausea at odd times. The tenderness in my breasts was uncomfortable. A touch of … Continue reading

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Daily Scales

In the bright haze of doubt only the work has meaning, not the manicured bravos whispered from a discreet distance or the perfect twist of thought or the raging grief for what has been found and lost, or painted blue … Continue reading

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Slight Change of Direction

Last night, I took a brief look at our main bank account and my heart constricted with fear. The blood started pumping faster, rushing sound to my ears. My breath moved from my chest to flutter high and shallow in … Continue reading

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Gratitude

If there is a single key to unlocking the universe of possibilities, it is Gratitude. What about Natural Ability, Passion, Focused Work, Practice, Mentoring, Love, Forgiveness, Truth, Nature … God? They’re all on the key ring, all things to be … Continue reading

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You have to “Play In” before you can “Play Out”

Once there was a brilliant unsung jazz musician named Grover Mooney, a big barrel-chested man with wild hair, a bitter smile and satirical eyes. When he wasn’t playing, you could feel the chaos in him. Sometimes, out of the corner … Continue reading

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What to expect from this weblog.

The posts will be about the nitty gritty of the process of integration and the creative work that comes from that process. In case the concept is not entirely familiar, what I mean by “the process of integration,” is accepting, … Continue reading

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