Why Bother Dying Eggs? I mean isn’t it just a big stupid hassle?? As you may have read before, I’ve struggled with Easter in the past, making it feel relevant. For most of my adult life I just ignored it. Once I had kids I kinda had to think a little more deeply about it […]

Seasons, Ceremony & Ritual, Uncategorized

March 29, 2018

Dying Eggs … Why Bother?

Why would you want to do Myth Mending anyway??? Stuff Myth Mending can help you with: Moving though relationship conflict Work and career development, change or evolution Personal feeling of well-being Personal and professional commitment preparation (marriage/career) Understanding your purpose and calling in the world Creating and maintaining family rhythm and harmony Finding and maintaining […]


March 10, 2018

Examples :: why would you want to do Myth Mending anyway?

Dream-Craft blossoming warrior dreaming . . . *Becoming human is about more than just one’s own material existence from birth to death. As we have seen, it’s also about lineage. It’s about accessing resources in seen and unseen realms. Dominant global culture makes it easier for many of us to have good access to the […]


March 7, 2018

Dream-Craft :: blossoming warrior dreaming

Trauma Resolution The ins and outs of living in a traumatic age . . . I don’t care who you are, you have experienced, and carry the effects of, trauma. Trauma is ubiquitous. Being born into modern times itself is a trauma. The world has changed so much in the last 150 years, our evolutionary […]


March 5, 2018

Trauma Resolution :: the ins and outs of living in a traumatic age

It is Winter. The waters are frozen. The trees are bare. The heart is still as the season of death descends and the sound of grief echoes in the quiet sleeping garden of the soul. Winter is characterized by water, the healing water of tears. We invite the ancestors in the Fall and in the […]

Constellation, Ancestors & Lineage Repair, Seasons, Ceremony & Ritual, Trauma Resolution, Healing & Depth Psychology, Uncategorized

December 19, 2013

Teach Your Daughters Wailing :: the power of mourning women

Dear Hettie Quackers, Has living on a farm and connecting with the earth helped you understand the meaning of Easter? ~ Dawn This time last year I had a huge epiphany. As Easter was approaching I had been pondering the season and feeling rather uninspired. I didn’t feel like forcing myself into a false celebration […]

Ask Hettie Quackers, Uncategorized

April 24, 2011

Hunt For Fertility

Ask Hettie Quackers Q: How do I celebrate Day of the Dead in a way that makes a difference? A: Hettie says, tell them about the altar…. and the Feast. Well, we here at Tierra Soul started building our Day of the Dead altar yesterday. I went down to the basement and brought out the […]

Ask Hettie Quackers, Uncategorized

October 28, 2010

Ghosts at the Dinner Table

Q: How do I talk to my kids about death? I mean how do I even talk to myself about death – especially in front of others? What if I hurt my children by talking about death? or curse them, or frighten them? A: We finally left the Humane Society with a god, I mean, […]

Birth & Mothering, DIY Death, Seasons, Ceremony & Ritual, Uncategorized

April 25, 2010

How do I talk to my children about death?

So, here we are on Easter morning . . . … with our forty-one eggs, ready to make our Quiche and crepes. Problem is that because they were collecting over time in our girls secret spot, we have no idea how old they are and if any of them are rotten! We could blow each one […]

Ask Hettie Quackers, Uncategorized

April 5, 2010

Rotten Egg Test

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