Leslie Reed
  • ✽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