Butterfly Maiden by Mariposa Galactica, a beautiful depiction of soul transformation and growth

Butterfly Maiden Whispers ‘A Little is Enough’

By Trina Otero Featured image by Mariposa Galactica Artist Unknown Butterfly Maiden is the female fertilizing force. Carrying the pollen from one place to another, she cross-fertilizes, just as the soul fertilizes mind with nightdreams, just as archetypes fertilize the mundane world. She is the center. She brings the opposites together by taking a little … Continue reading Butterfly Maiden Whispers ‘A Little is Enough’

Wild woman, wolf medicine

Wild Woman: Cycles of Questing and Resting

By Trina Otero "The psyches and souls of women also have their own cycles and seasons of doing and solitude, running and staying, being involved and being removed, questing and resting, creating and incubating, being of the world and returning to the soul-place." -- Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and … Continue reading Wild Woman: Cycles of Questing and Resting

wild women, goddess, Akosmopolite, lesbianism

No Wonder Lesbianism is on the Rise

By Trina Otero Written March 29, 2014 Published April 4, 2015 [To read this post with visual art, click here] No wonder lesbianism is on the rise. Women find a connection with other women. An appreciation. A sisterhood. A comfort. A deep love and devotion. Soul Love. We see the mother in one another. The … Continue reading No Wonder Lesbianism is on the Rise

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Wild Hair

Wild hair should be celebrated. I'm exhausted with the suggestions to flatten it or "why don't you do something to it?" Especially from men. As if to say my hair is not good enough. It's much like me, with its own attitude and moods, and it wants to be as free and wild as I want to be. 🍃💜🍃 - T.O