Zinnia is an inspirational author, speaker, priestess and sacred dancer who is expert at connecting women with their soul’s desires.
We have come together to the darkest night our seasons have to offer, and we have done so with bravery and dedication to keep showing up in our lives no matter the challenges.
Maybe you think nobody notices, but I do. Thank you for bringing your own unique, soulful magic that brightens our world!
Here are some inspiring Solstice paintings and a beautiful article guaranteed to get you thinking: Doe, A Deer, A Female Deer: The Spirit of Mother Christmas
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Jennifer is the author of a gorgeous award-winning book, Growing More Beautiful: An Artful Approach to Personal Style. Her earlier writing, Clothe Your Spirit: Dressing for Self Expression, launched a twenty-five year career as an image consultant, makeup artist and fashion stylist.
Recognized for her innovative use of color and design, she is also a gifted visual artist and exhibiting painter. Jennifer combines her consultant’s expertise with her artist’s understanding that an authentic inner life is a deep, rich source of beauty.
The Alchemy of Tending a Soul at Death’s Door
She claws at me, tearing at my skin.
Fierce! How can an 85 pound woman be so strong?
I learn quickly, shifting my angle to avoid her piercing nails, only to find her teeth lashing out, nipping my skin.
How did she learn to fight like this? Did she have to do this to protect herself, or is this completely instinctual?
I force myself to lean INTO her field, past the quick, feral arms, and whisper softly to her ear.
She’s scared, disoriented. I have to talk to her, stroke her, reassure her, let her know it’s OK.
This woman I barely know is dying.
The same woman who gave life to my beloved, and had used her life and death-giving powers to withhold love and physical affection when he needed it most.
This is my mother-in-law, and I am here to love her so she knows she is not alone.