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Posts Tagged "child"

“A Tale Told By An Idiot”, or a Time of Wondrous Celebration?

Posted by on Apr 23, 2015 in Blog Posts |

“A Tale Told By An Idiot”, or a Time of Wondrous Celebration?

I heard again a line from Macbeth today, “Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” It made me think of where we are today with active management of labor and defensive medicine practices, that it is birth stripped of its meaning, its sacredness, wherein mother and child are seen as less than the divine beings which they each truly...

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Let go, Surrender, Open to, Welcome, Say Yes to Life !

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015 in Blog Posts |

Let go, Surrender, Open to, Welcome, Say Yes to Life !

When I was a little girl I thought I could do anything, be anyone, that I possessed limitless, magical powers, and anything I could conjure or dream, could be mine. The doorway to any adventure I could devise seemed wide open, available, and welcoming me to step inside. My small limber body, bursting to overflowing with aliveness could take on any form needed. It could jump and run, bend and twist, mold and form into any shape necessary to fit into and fill any place I needed to go. I could...

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Just Let Go

Posted by on Dec 5, 2014 in Blog Posts |

Just Let Go

We discover we are pregnant, and in an instant, our life and the whole world has changed. From that day forward we learn a certain lesson in letting go that nothing can teach us quite like being a mother, or quite the same way our children do. We think of a myriad ways to control the expanding of our figure, the seeking of birthing wisdom and knowledge, the progression of our pregnancy, and even convincing ourselves we can choose the date on which our baby will be born. As soon as we do this,...

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Flow With Reality… Be Here Now… Embrace the Present Moment… Inhabit Your Body and Your Birth…Allow…Accept…Surrender…

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Blog Posts |

Flow With Reality…  Be Here Now… Embrace the Present Moment… Inhabit Your Body and Your Birth…Allow…Accept…Surrender…

A popular childbirth education method begins their classes by telling women there is no physiological reason for them to feel pain in labor, and then schools them in ways to escape from, and to disassociate themselves from the birth process, and that, with their method, “many women experience short, comfortable labors, like those of the Hebrew women in the time of Moses, that last no longer than three hours.” The quote below is one they share with class participants. “According to...

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