Leslie Reed
  • ISOLATION 2020 ISOLATION 2020 There will be time to murder and create As there has always been. But for now this time is for the waiting  To be a servant to that which comes Whether desired or shunned and to honor our planetary hospice.  This is the time to dig a grave  where we may lie, a culture of isolates.   Alone with ourselves, among […] No responses December 8, 2020
  • WITHOUT MEMORY OR DESIRE ✽WITHOUT MEMORY OR DESIRE By Leslie Reed, LCSW What if we let go of the great realizations or awakenings we have? In order to be in touch with the unborn, the undying, the uncreated, the unrevealed. This is where we need to live. To be present to the moments that spark the wisdom of the […] No responses June 22, 2020
  • ✽ THE ALCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF WAITING The Alchemical Properties of Waiting by Leslie Reed I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hope For Hope would be hope for the wrong thing; wait without love, For love would be love of the wrong thing; There is yet faith But faith and love and the hope are all in the […] No responses June 27, 2019
  • ✽ SHE WHO WALKS HER OWN PATH It is said that on the Holy Isle of Iona, on the west coast of Scotland, the Divine Feminine’s presence can be felt. The archaic rock formations are some of the oldest on the planet, possibly 1500 million years old. The Divine Feminine walked the coast, breathed in the air, ate by the craggy edges […] No responses October 2, 2018
  • ✽ OUT OF THE FECUNDITY OF SPACIOUSNESS HOPE BLOOMS Writer, activist and historian Rebecca Solnit writes of hope: “ Hope locates itself in the premises that we don’t know what will happen and that in the spaciousness of uncertainty is room to act… hope is “an embrace of the unknown and unknowable.” Hope is “ an account of complexities and uncertainties with openings.” I […] No responses March 15, 2018
  • ✽ THE IMAGINAL REALM There is sacredness within the space of psychotherapy. So much emotional life is given attention, breath and vibrancy in this shared spaciousness between two people. Between these two hearts, moments are held, of anguish encased, unleashed revelations, honored silences, and all incubating new unfettered life. There is alchemy present in the therapeutic relationship that nourishes […] No responses June 7, 2017