August 2010

Goddess Allsorts: Three Things That Will Make You…

by Leonie Dawson on August 28, 2010


Dear darlingest Goddess You,

Three things today. Each has its own magic spell to give you.

THIS WILL MAKE YOU HOWL WITH LAUGHTER:

hungover owls

{warning: swears a whole dingle bundle}
(thanks to that hottie muse marissa)

THIS WILL MAKE YOU GASP AT THE BEAUTY OF VULNERABILITY:

what is real :: mama moments by liz elayne

on july 14, we found ourselves in the pediatric ICU with our five-week old baby girl. i snapped a mirror photo in the mirror in the “parent apartment” we stayed in during her time at the hospital in an attempt to honor what was real in that moment. and then i did it the next day…then the next…i close my eyes and think about what is real in this moment and let my face relax to wherever that truth lies. then i snap the photo

so now i am capturing the real (no smile required) moments that make up this journey…

THIS WILL MAKE YOU GLOW:

(thanks sweet sara for passing this on! i adore you!)

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What’s rocked your day, gorgeous goddess?

you complete me all jerry maguire-like,

|| Just *F O U R* days until the Goddess Circle opens!

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Here I am.

by Leonie Dawson on August 27, 2010

I wrote this the first night I arrived here in Proserpine 27 days ago… I couldn’t post it at the time due to ye olde farm internet stick-out-the-window… but tis here now! Yippee! Belated! Just pretend I sent it via snail mail instead… in a turquoise glitter envelope!

Here I am.

Sitting in my old bedroom, in the only home I ever knew as a child.

It is 6pm, and I am nursing Ostara to sleep. There is an antique duchess in front of me. In the dim of this winter’s twilight, I can see myself and my daughter reflected in the mirror.

The evening sea breeze is twirling around the windows.

I just bathed Starry in the same shower I stood in when I first saw her before me when I was 16. And now she is here. She is not just a vision anymore.

The energy here is wild and strong.

Last night, while Starry slept beside me, my big sister Bek and I curled up on the bed and whispered long into the evening. It was just like we were 14 and 16 again… And that only a moment has passed since that one and this.

I pour out everything on my chest to my sister. All my fears, all my grief, all the things I don’t understand. I talk, she listens, then gives me that sage Capricornian wisdom I’ve been needing. Finally, all the talk is out of me, and all my questions have been answered.

In that moment, my body lets go. Every tense part of me suddenly relaxes, and I sink deeper into the bed.

“I just felt you relax finally,”
My sister says.

Today me, sister and Starry visited our cottage, for the first time seeing it not as my grandmother’s home, but my own.

(My grandmother is ridunkulously happy in a set of adorable apartments just a street away from us for strong, sassy elders.)

We eat salad wraps on the porch. We dream up where furniture may go, what memories will be made here.

We smudge it with pine, sweetgrass and lavendar, cleansing away anything that needs letting go of, inviting in blessings and peace. Chris’ adorable cousin turns up. She had an intuition we would be there. She ensconses us in cuddles, then her little pixie son does his own round of smudging through the house. We plant tigers eye crystals along the boundary for protection.

I collect a month’s worth of mail from my new-old post office, just three boxes separating ours from my parents.

I walk the same stretch of street I always have.

There are new faces and familiar faces. There are faces that look just like me – the joy of living in a town where most of its inhabitants are related to me.

Driving the road between the farmhouse and town, my sister says “I know this road so well I feel I could drive it with my eyes closed.”

I know exactly what she means.

In this moment, I hear my dad, the Great Big Gruff Wild Black Bearded Bushman. He is downstairs, cooing at my sister’s new cat, trying to coax him out of his hiding spot. This is not like my dad. There is a change going through this land, and I can see it in him too.

In the early mornings there is a mass migration to my parents bedroom for a rousing game of Five In A Bed And The Little One Said ROLL OVER!!! Does anyone else play this? Anyone still play it as adults with their parents? We do. It’s just how we roll (ha! Roll! Punny!)

It’s just this time there is a new little one. This little pork chop has her own little pork chop. I look in her eyes, and I see me. I see my love. I see my past, and all the love that has gone before.

Everything that was old is new again.

Here I am.

I am missing my love, and can’t wait to smell his neck when he arrives.

Here I am.

I left this town a Maiden and return as a Mother.

Want to know if I have fears?
By the bucketload.
Want to know if I have all the answers?
I don’t, but I trust that I’ll get them as I need them.
Want to know if I’m human?
Utterly so.

Am I glad I am here?

Over and over… yes.

love infinite,

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|| Just *F O U R* days until the Goddess Circle opens!

You’ll get all my courses, kits, meditations & workbooks PLUS a year-round Goddess Circle for only $99.

Everything you’ll need to support + inspire you on your goddess journey…

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*Sneak Peek

by Leonie Dawson on August 26, 2010

Hola gorgeous goddesses!

Between moving in + re-arranging my bookshelves {my favourite thing to do! i sort by themes! you?} + our first family roadtrip + doctor’s appointments {everything all perfect! yippee!} + family gatherings + a gazillion naps with the cutest mermaid around…

I’ve been working on this… my soul work’s true love…

… thinking of all the ways to make ze Goddess Circle as powerful + divine + joyful for goddesses as possible!

I’m making a download centre where goddesses can get all their goddess goodies + e-courses + workbooks + meditation kits…

* My e-courses *

* My kits *

PLUS!!!

coming up with all ze extra gooooodies…

I really, really want goddesses to not just discover the goddess inside them… but KEEP ON discovering her, coming back to her, and LIVING as a goddess!

So the pluses are…

::: a year round goddess circle

::: a MAMA GODDESS circle for pregnacious goddesses + mama goddesses to share wisdom, moments, insights + support each other (also open for maidens who want to learn mama wisdom in advance!)

::: a BUSINESS GODDESS circle for goddesses who are turning their heart’s dream into a business… whether you are just starting out or are already there. This will be a circle to share resources, business smartness, brainstorm, talk about delicious marketing + getting the word out about your wonderful gift. A place to make your huge business-dream-idea come true!

::: An ACCOUNTABILITY CIRCLE to help you get your to-do list done… from the small habit changes to the big i’m making my magnificent dream come true! changes. Accountability circles are definitely one of the tools that have helped me turn my gorgeous hobby into our family’s gorgeously abundant income… enabling us to move back home to tropical paradise.

::: A GODDESS PENPAL CIRCLE for goddesses to resume that ancient art of letterwriting… and making envelope-wrapped BFFs all around ze world! We’re bring it baaaack + I’m excited! :D

ANNNNNNDDDD>>>

You also get EVERYTHING I create over the year as well… including:

::: at least TWO new GODDESS E-COURSES including my BUSINESS GODDESS COURSE for starting + growing your gorgeous dream business

::: the 2011 Creating your Goddess Year workbook + planner

::: any new meditation kits I create!!!

Question time!

Got any ideas of how to make it even more delicious + delirious + divine?

What are you ahankering for? Want a specialty circle set up?

Tell me sweetpea… and I’ll see what I can do!

We are in ze business of making dreams come true!

Sooooo excited about it beginning… next Wednesday circle opens!!!

For more info + to grab a membership, just pop on over thissssaway.

Okay my darlinghearts…

Time to vadamooooosh before Lil Miss Starry wakes up again!

you are so so so so so loved + special + divine,