This page is a resource for books, poetry and other resources that inspire me, my work and the way I live my life.  I offer them to you with the intention that you might find them in some way moving, stirring and also inspiring ~

  • Soulcraft ~ Bill Plotkin
  • Wild Mind ~Bill Plotkin
  • Nature & the Human Soul ~ Bill Plotkin
  • The Unlikely Peace at Cuchumaquic ~ Martin Prechtel
  • Braiding Sweetgrass ~ Robin Wall Kimmerer
  • The Four Shields: The Initiatory Seasons of Human Nature ~ Steven Foster and Meredith Little
  • Grandfather ~ Tom Brown Jr
  • Coyotes Guide to Connecting with Nature ~ Jon Young, Ellen Haas, Eva McGown
  • Coming Back to Life: Practices to Reconnect Our Lives, Our World ~ Joanna Macy & Molly Young Brown
  • Widening Circles ~ Joanna Macy
  • The Wild Edge of Sorrow ~ Francis Weller
  • Long Life Honey in the Heart ~ Martin Prechtel
  • The Smell of Rain on Dust, Grief & Praise ~ Martin Prechtel
  • Bone, Dying into Life ~ Marion Woodman
  • Women Who Run with the Wolves ~ Clarissa Pinkola Estes
  • Audios by Clarissa Pinkola Estes, in particular, Theatre of the Imagination
  • If Women Rose Rooted ~ Sharon Blackie
  • Soil & Soul ~ Alistair Mackenzie
  • Spell of the Sensuous ~ David Abram
  • The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible ~ Charles Eisenstein
  • Waking The Tiger: Healing Trauma ~ Peter Levine
  • The Body Keeps the Score: Mind, Brain and Body in the Transformation of Trauma ~ Bessel Van Der Kolk
  • My Grandmother’s Hands ~ Rezmaa Menakem
  • Poetry by David Whyte, Mary Oliver, Rainer Maria Rilke, William Stafford and so many more…

Links to sites of organizations that inspire and support me ~

Animas Valley Institute:

School of Lost Borders:

Low Impact online directory:

8 Shields Institute:

To order the Earthpathways Calendar 2019 where two of my poems are published please visit:

Women! Enjoy reading an article I wrote in Aeva magazine a couple of years back.  It’s called, The Descent of the Soul & The Deep Feminine

Here is an audio recording of me speaking about Transitional Rites on an 8 Shields monthly call: