Currents May 2022

This month’s tenet states, “We are empowered by our feminine nature and biology, and we honor our procreative power.” I have been thinking about the strength of women and their feminine nature lately. As a friend was relating to me recently the extreme trials her daughter went through during the pregnancy and birth of her…

Meant to Be

Whether or not we choose or are able to bear children, each of us is born with the potential to create human life, and this is of monumental importance. We understand the significant responsibilities connected to procreative power. We seek to create a culture where women and girls, as well as men and boys, respect…

My Motherhood Molding

(Trigger Warning: Premature Birth Experience) “We’ll need to transfer you to another hospital. We aren’t equipped for a preemie this small.” Those were the words that drove home the reality of the situation I was in. I had gone in for a routine 30-week check, pregnant with my first baby, and my blood pressure was…

On Wonder

When my children were small I would tell them, “we are going on a scavenger hunt,” because they were busy and curious, and endlessly in need of being entertained, and we would set off, hunting for rocks or snails, or spiders, or stars in the sky up above. “Find me something strange,” I would say,…

Climates, a Mother’s World

My friend’s farm in New Zealand is just tucking in for the winter, while my northern-hemisphere garden is just waking up to spring (most days).  The ever-changing turn of natural force on our planet is astonishing.  Consider some of the elements that allow Mother Nature to work in her way: wind, weather patterns, precipitation, temperature…