Category Archive: Poetry and Prose

God is not my girl friday – a recalibration of faith

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Things didn’t turn out the way I hoped. Most of my biggest prayers did not turn out the way I prayed. What I thought I wanted wasn’t what ended up happening. So does… Continue reading

Where I'm From

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Where I’m From By Shiloh Sophia I am from cinnamon toast and honey milk, and from warm beds with more than enough pillows. I am from enough time for me with enough time… Continue reading

Life didn’t turn out the way I wanted.

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Life didn’t turn out the way I wanted. My dreams did not come true. My ideas of how this life goes crashed down. I entered the reckoning cave wearing garments of disillusionment and… Continue reading

I don’t want to do things the way other people do them.

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a poem inspired by my love

Our Shadows are Our Inner Lanterns

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Our shadows are our inner lanterns Showing us what we are not seeing Our hollowed out places make space Revealing where we haven’t been listening Our edges reveal the depth of our experience… Continue reading

There is something about coming to the studio in the morning dark

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There’s something about coming to the studio early in the morning dark.

Walking in the dark, the mist hanging like fairy coverlets on trees.

The studio dark and smelling of paint and mango cinnamon candles.

Intimacy with the Universe

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Intimacy with the Universe If you knew how it really is You would have quiet conversations with everything that is That ancient tree bark has waited for your touch That flaming hot pink… Continue reading

Video about Our Lady Lodge with Christine Arylo + Poem

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LUNA – Retreat with Christine Arylo and Shiloh Sophia from Shiloh Sophia McCloud Christine and I are so so excited for this event – we have room for two women who feel called… Continue reading

Unfettered – A Rant

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As you read this rant, imagine that I am talking to myself out loud, waving my hands back and forth in fuzzy slippers and leopard robe with hair all askew. I have a… Continue reading

The Festival of the Open Heart – My First Poem of 2014

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The Festival of the Open Heart Look, there is a festival happening! We are gathering in the streets to be in the space of what excites us! Stop trying to save yourself and… Continue reading