We wait.

© Vivianne LaRiviere In the tempered layers of seasonal changes and murmurs, Stark nakedness wandering, Beneath the vagrant shivers Of winter’s dawn, crisp, yet nurtured, yet begun, With angels, or song, or the new born voices Of humanity, we wait. For promise.   Echoes of our deepest memories, Revived once again, And yet never forsaken, [...]

By | 2017-12-01T21:39:58-05:00 December 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments


I went out for dinner with a friend last night. A curious, and charming friend, someone close, and yet – not. Time doesn’t seem to matter.  But then again, it does. There is no history, but yet again, maybe enveloped. Our slow-growing friendship furtive at times, insightful at others, earthy, shaping, questing, curious, beguiling at [...]

By | 2017-07-27T12:48:31-04:00 June 7th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The Power of the Drum

Years ago, while spending time in Oregon, I had the privilege of participating in a drum-making apprenticeship. The days were long and filled with valuable teachings about the different medicines associated with different drums. Mystical events were not an uncommon experience during those intensive and vulnerable times, for the call of the drum is powerful [...]

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