Embracing Your Moon Time

RachadminMenarche, Menstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Musings

Embracing your Moon Time Rachael Crow reflects on positive menstruation published in Juno Magazine Autumn 2011  Imagine living in a culture that honoured women’s bleeding time (moon time) as sacred. There used to be a time when women’s sexuality was not separated from spirituality. These cultures understood that a woman’s bleeding time was a sacred time, a time of deep introspection, … Read More

Monthly Ritual/ Womb Prayer

RachadminMenstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Musings

What monthly Moon Time rituals do you have? each month as I celebrate my bleed, I enter my Red Tent /Womb Space and I send healing and prayers to my womb….here’s one I’d like to share: World of the Womb My eye cannot see you. My will cannot control you. But I feel your presence, and I note your being … Read More

just a dot!

RachadminMenstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Musings

Does your period just creep up on you each month without ‘warning’? Even though your body is giving you strong messages ‘it’s that time of the month again’ do you ignore them and then get your flow and think ‘oh yeh, that’s what all that was about!’ Just taking some time to chart your cycle- it’s as simple as putting … Read More

[guest film] Red Tent Movie

RachadminMenstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Musings

We are so *excited* about this movie! http://www.redtentmovie.com/ Red Tent Movie Trailer This is what the red tent is all about. Please watch the trailer and donate if you want to help the film maker complete her documentary, which will inspire and encourage women to start more red tents around the world!  

A Simple Ceremony from Jeannine Parvati Baker

RachadminMenarche, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Musings

I was reminded today of a simple womens’ ceremony that originally came from Jeannine Parvati Baker…. Sitting in a circle One woman turns to her left – the woman on her left faces her- they have eye contact She touchers her own eyes and says ‘Sister…. I see you’ and touches the womans’ eyes She touches her heart and says … Read More

[guest blog] A young woman’s description of her menarche

RachadminGuest Writings, Menarche, Menstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Musings

This article is published in ‘Menarche a Journey into Womanhood’ by Rachael Crow (Hertogs). My Menarche Ceremony at Sacred Arts Camp by Ro Ocean 2006 My Menarche Ceremony this year was truly beautiful. I just wish every girl could experience what I did. The sweat lodge the night before the ceremony was just as important as the actual thing, as … Read More