The Old Trans-forming into the New

I write this post as a prayer… an invocation… one deep breath after another… allowing the prayer to fill my cells, creating spaciousness and love within me. I stand at the edge of my own personal universe. The rhythms and contours of being a human – the unique constellation of being me, Ashley Cooper, coursing through […]

Solstice to Inauguration

I’m participating in a Woven Essence ritual. Honoring the potency that this time seems to hold, I am committed to doing a specific ritual every day between Winter Solstice (today) and the United State’s Presidential Inauguration (January 20). Right now I’m up in the North Carolina mountains. Shifting from the freezing cold and brilliant white […]

Living with Radical Honesty

Living With Radical Honesty by Brad Blanton Re-posted from Charity Focus I learned that the primary cause of most human stress, the primary cause of most conflict between couples and the primary cause of most both psychological and physical illness is being trapped in your mind and removed from your experience. What keeps you trapped […]