Week 2: An ancient queen frees a modern woman’s voice

2022 the year we learn to listen to love Week 2–in which an ancient queen frees a modern woman’s voice Video Coming Soon! Friends, soul writers, mystics, and lovers of prayer, In last Sunday’s Week 1 Notes from the Field for 2022, we began a 52-week-long walk to learn to listen to love. (If you…

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Week 52 and 2021 finally reveals her meaning

The year of the body–Week 52 in which we finally realize what 2021 has really been about Friends, soul writers, mystics, and lovers of prayer, Well, here we are at the completion of our 52-week  experiment. When I sat down to write the first Sunday Notes from the Field for January 3, 2021, I typed something…

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You are not praying, you are being prayed

The year of the body–Week 42 in which prayer whispers the great paradox and mystery of prayer   Friends, soul writers, mystics, and lovers of prayer, Something happened during The Return of the Witches pilgrimage this summer that dramatically altered how I construct my prayer intensives. For the 5th gathering for Marguerite Porete, Marguerite’s champion got…

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A message from Kahu Lāhela and her Nā Kupuna

The year of the body–Week 39 in which the ancestors speak. And Kahu Lahela listens.   Friends, soul writers, mystics, and lovers of prayer, When I invite a mystic to lead a prayer intensive with me, I always ask her to write a personal message to you, the subscribers of these Notes from the Field. Typically,…

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Chaos calms when we listen to what wants to be heard

The year of the body–Week 36 in which we swirl in chaos until we find our footing in the threshold–and listen to what wants to be done Friends, soul writers, mystics, and lovers of prayer, This past week has been over full with chaos, pain, and suffering. We watched in horror as the last plane left Afghanistan…

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Writing Down Your Soul: When you write, who is writing?

The year of the body–week 27 in which we explore the mystical question: When you write, who is writing? Friends, soul writers, mystics, and lovers of prayer, Shortly after prayer artist arrived, I had a startling revelation that prayers are really lyrics—lyrics to the love songs of your intimate and rather ecstatic sacred marriage. You and…

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When witches start speaking, magic starts flying

The year of the body–week 23 in which witches start speaking and magic starts flying Friends, soul writers, mystics, and lovers of prayer, The Return of the Witches Jeanne d’Arc Listening Pilgrimage has begun. We had a profound Opening Ceremony with Sabin Bailey on Friday and met Queen Jezebel at the foot of Mt Carmel on…

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The one question our sacred ancestors want us to ask

The Year of the Body: Week 22 in which a Cathar woman from the 13th century reaches across time to hand us the one question we most need today  Friends, soul writers, mystics, and lovers of prayer, How much possibility can one week hold: We had an intense lunar eclipse that will reverberate all summer and…

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What’s the real reason witches were murdered?

The Year of the Body: Week 20 in which the sacred feminine and sacred masculine give birth to a big and holy child Friends, soul writers, mystics, and lovers of prayer, This is a most sacred and pregnant moment. And I think it’s not an accident that it is happening during the 20th week of this…

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Episode 32: Perdita Finn

It’s been 9 months since the last show. And it’s not Covid’s fault. Or is it?

In this episode, you’ll discover what happened last August that brought the show to a screeching halt, why Janet is proud to embrace the once-terrifying label “witch,” and who Joan of Arc—the greatest witch of all time—might have been.

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I asked Perdita Finn for a message. She sent a story.

The Year of the Body: Week 18 in which we return to 1431 and hear women whispering about the return of a mystery  Friends, soul writers, mystics, and lovers of prayer, You have heard me sing the praises of the magical mystical Perdita Finn. From the moment I opened The Way of the Rose: The Radical…

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P is for Perpetrator. But who is the perpetrator?

The Year of the Body: Week 11 in which the body reveals the secret spot where the perpetrator is buried Friends, soul writers, mystics, and lovers of prayer, I have spent the last week thinking about perpetrators. Not because I want to. Who wants to focus on the pain one person inflicts on another. But…

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What stops you from creating what you long to create?

The Year of the Body: Week 9 in which I receive the biggest mystical assignment of my life, discover and melt the trauma hidden in my body, and… Friends, soul writers, mystics, and lovers of prayer, On Thursday, I celebrated the 3rd anniversary of being awakened in the night with the assignment prayer artist. That assignment…

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