We are moving towards the sixth gate. This is where Inanna removed her skirt and belt. At this gate we are going to set down our barriers around sex and sexuality by taking off our skirts or pants and underwear. This may be the most uncomfortable gate for us to pass through. We…
Breaking harmful patterns and cycles is not easy. It requires us to literally rewire our brain. This doesn't happen by simply willing it to be so. We…
We now pass through the fifth gate. At this gate, Inanna set down all her jewelry, ornaments; her bracelets, rings, earrings, anklets, belts. These…
We now pass through the fourth gate. At the fourth gate, on her descent to the underworld, Inanna set down her breastplate. In modern day we can see…
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Frayed, rough, hidden. The edges of who we are live deep within. All along and inside and outside these edges live other women, men, people, their lived…
We are moving towards the third gate. At this gate Inanna set down her outer covering: some interpretations call it a cloak. We can view it as a cloak…
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Sometimes there are things we know. What our next steps are. Decisions that need to be made. Changes that need to happen. We know, deep down in our…
Today we pass through the second gate. In Inanna's story, this is where she sets down her necklace. For us it will be the place we set down the critical…
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