Book Birthday: And the winner is…

But enough of the grand vision, who won the prizes? Read more

Book birthday party: of life and labyrinths

It took me a little while, but I eventually discovered that a labyrinth is a perfect metaphor for birth and could be of potent use during birth education, as well as a tool for birth preparation and for processing one’s birth story, feelings about birth, and birth experiences. Read more

Wednesday Wisdom, book birthday party edition: Labyrinths

This week’s Wednesday Wisdom post is also part of the Birth On The Labyrinth Path birthday party week. Read more

Book birthday party — Day 2: An excerpt

Today I want to gift you with a book excerpt about birth stories. The words are quoted directly from the book, but I’m adding a bunch of links here just for fun. Read more

Book birthday party kick-off

This week: “Birth on the Labyrinth Path” excerpts, book and jewelry giveaways, and lots of information about using labyrinths in spiritual practices around birth! Read more

Birth Guardians: Christine Vermeersch

Doula Christine Vermeersch says, “I strive to make a woman look like a Goddess during labor.” Read more

My summer weekend with young kids

Jason Mankey has a post up about My Summer Weekend, listing reading, viewing, eating, and other doing he’s looking forward to over Memorial Day weekend. I love his list and it’s totally different from mine. Read more

Wednesday Wisdom: Thunder

Do you see the body as sacred? How do we manifest the power to create and to destroy? How is birthing like a thunder storm? Read more


I am more liable to see myself as a mother reflected in the empowering imagery of the Goddess as mother than I am to feel “mothered” by Her—I feel like she affirms my worth and value in my own maternal role. She gives me strength and inspiration to be a better mother to my children. In this way, I then agree with the hope of spiritual feminists that “this great mother goddess will have a transformative effect upon the social valuation of motherhood.” Read more

Threshold Moments

I think one of the powerful lessons of birth is about one’s own immense *capacity.* Each of my births has had a “threshold” moment connected to the liminal experience of being a birthing woman… Read more

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