Africa Cookfires & Maine Cottages

by Carol Hess on September 24, 2012

I’m telling stories over at Sandi Amorim’s website, Deva Coaching — about my first flight over Africa and about discovering a sacred space.  But they’re really stories about the power of vision. Come on over to Sandi’s and join the storytelling circle.

by Carol Hess


Categories Personal Empowerment, The Art of Star Polishing

These Women

by Carol Hess on October 5, 2011

I still see them in my mind’s eye.  A parade of Barundi women walking along the side of the dirt road, dressed in colorful fabrics artfully wrapped around them in a way no white woman seemed able to master.  Their posture was remarkable – so erect from years of carrying wood, water, and food on […]

by Carol Hess


Categories Community, The Art of Star Polishing, Weighing In (Rants & Raves)

The Women’s Tree

by Carol Hess on April 16, 2011

 One day, as I was leafing through an ancient National Geographic in a doctor’s waiting room, I gasped out loud.  The other patients glared at me, and I smiled apologetically.   But I couldn’t help it.  I had just seen a photograph of a village in Africa, and I knew that place.  I had walked between […]

by Carol Hess


Categories Community