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Enactive sense of agency

A new open access paper discussing the enactive notion of sensorimotor agency and how it helps explain the phenomenology of the sense of agency in a non-representational manner. 289 more words

Enactive Approach

3 Steps To Safely Achieving Sacred Dance Trance

dancing is a unique and personal communication between our inner community and external sound waves. when we allow our dance to express this communication without fear and from our inner core, it breaks through the prisons we tend to re-create for ourselves through daily living, expectations, and other soul diversions. 1,010 more words

Lighting Our Candles, We Dance into the Dark by Laura Shannon

Here in the northern hemisphere, these weeks between Samhain and the winter solstice bring us into the darkest time of the year.  In my dance circles, this is my favourite time for candle dances, whose gentle light guides us when we cannot clearly see, while the support of the circle gives us courage to step into the unknown. 1,309 more words


Nana, Supermoon, and The Crone!

This article is my written offering to Gran, Nana Buruku, the mother of all mothers. The mother of the universe who has returned to heal and nurture her daughters. 1,123 more words

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Dionysian Rites by Carol P. Christ

In today’s blog, I offer an excerpt from my soon to be re-published memoir, A Serpentine Path: Mysteries of the Goddess. The setting is Zaros, Crete, the time of year is mid-October. 1,113 more words


Rosh Hashanah and the Goddess by Joyce Zonana

When I was growing up in the 1950s in my Egyptian Jewish immigrant home, each of the High Holidays was imbued with sacredness, thanks largely to my mother’s commitment to a creating a harmonious and memorable gathering of family and friends.  1,027 more words


I am mad by Mama Donna Henes

I am mad. So very mad. No, that doesn’t begin to describe it. I am pissed. I am angry. I am irate. I am incensed. I am outraged. 707 more words