What do writers do at the End of the World? They write about it. Writers will write until their very last breath. As COVID-19 swept the globe in 2020, the Sisters of the Holy Pen were there. In PANDEMIC CORONA: POEMS OF SHOCK, FEAR, REALIZATION & METAMORPHOSIS, 36 women authors from around the world offered 122 works exploring the emotions and politics of Locking Down, Dancing With Death, The Choices Before Us, and The Emerging Revelations. From inside the lockdown, they wrote. From inside the mirror of impermanence, they wrote. They wrote out their dread, their fear, their boredom, and their contentment. Within their observations, they regarded all manner of strange portents. All this they approached with cynicism, awe, sardonic humor, and the breathtaking wonder of being and becoming alive inside a meltdown within a chrysalis of permanent transformation. Anyone who is living through, or who has lived through, the Great Pandemic of 2020, will want to read this book.
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Teaches “Tarot As An Evolutionary Path,” while sequestered in Humboldt County, California and in her Zoom classroom. For those who desire deeper knowledge of the Tarot, she will guide you on the Journey of the Qabalistic Tree of Life.
Student of the Mysteries of Life, is a Poet, Photographer, Astrologer and Shamanic Practitioner. For over 36 years, she has lived with her beloved family in Capitola Village, California—close to the Ocean where a poet’s eyes may linger.
is master relationship guide after 42 years as a Marriage and Family Therapist. Her spiritual seeking has led her to be ordained as a Priestess in the Mystery School of Terra Nova. She lives in Pacifica, California.
is a poet, singer, scholar, and mother who lives in Austin, Texas. Jennifer is co-founder of Emerging Perspectives, LLC, a team that facilitates conversations with individuals and organizations to embrace different ways of thinking, being, and doing.
writes full time and is working on book number twenty-six. Her fantasy themes reflect her ideologies of caring for the earth and the creatures who live upon it. And there is always a love story woven into the story.
is a writer, filmmaker, visual artist and also, in her day job, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, specializing in trauma. She wrote her first illustrated story when she was six, and hasn’t stopped dreaming and creating since. She lives in San Francisco.
is a Chicago native who has traipsed across the country following the whisper of spirit. Moving from the realm of performance artist into the written word, she is thrilled to be included in this amazing anthology of inspired women, elucidating the mindset and healing during COVID-19.
is a speaker, YouTuber, and evolutionary and environmental activist. An entrepreneur at the social impact business Menos 1 Lixo (One Less Trash), she is cocreating an educational platform to empower people to change the status quo through changing their consciousness and making better consumption choices. She lives in Brazil. Instagram@fecortez
is a priestess and Interfaith Minister. She lives with her husband of sixty years on land in California’s central coast hills among oaks, redwoods, deer, bobcats, hawks, owls, quail and an occasionally visiting mountain lion. Her life-passions include family, writing, collage art and relationship with eternal Spirit.
is a writer, astrologer, and adventure enthusiast. Her latest escapades include 500-mile pilgrimages across Spain on the Caminos Frances and Del Norte, which are the subjects of a novel to be published in 2021. Ms. Despaigne studied at UC Berkeley and CIIS, and may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
is an Indigenous Ceremonialist and the author of The Power of Naming, The Journey toward Your Indigenous Nature
is a Spirit Journeyer, Inter-Dimensional Traveler and Translator, Storyteller, Ceremonialist, Singer, and Energy Medicine Conduit. She is the Sixth Instar of Pamela Eakins.
is a Sociologist, Visionary Cosmologist, Mediator, Priestess, and Interfaith Minister near San Francisco. She has taught at Stanford University and the University of Colorado. Her books include Tarot of the Spirit, Lightning Papers, Visionary Cosmology, and Terra Nova. She teaches, and has a private practice, in-residence and on Zoom. Please visit her on YouTube.
Artist, Interfaith Minister, Visionary Cosmologist. Jan is currently painting the Kabbalah and the Tarot, based on her studies with Pamela Eakins and Susan Heinz. She is writing a book about her experiences studying the Tree of Life and the process of painting “into it.”
is a Priestess of Isis and Guardian of a rain forest preserve on the Oregon Coast. She is the author of three books—two on mythology as a personal language, and a third on the stories of plants and animals through the seasons in an Oregon rain forest.
is writer, teacher, and the author of the poetry collection Communion. She edited the anthologies Sacred Stone, Sacred Water: Women Writers and Artists Encounter Ireland, and Sisters Singing. Currently she is completing a memoir/history of Ireland. She teaches writing groups and retreats in Santa Cruz, California and Ireland
Santa Rosa, California, has designed, managed and raised funds for over 22 grassroots, community and school-based, programs for children in five states and three countries. She Co-Managed/Published the We’ Moon. Certified in permaculture and Visionary Cosmology, Tina is also an eco-expressionist artist who paints portraits of Gaia.
El Granada, California, is a professional massage therapist and spiritual counselor on Miramar Beach by the sea. She is a contemplative Universal citizen, a lover of humanity, earth and heavens, and a Child of God. Her creative expressions include dance, singing, drum, guitar, writing, and walking in the soothing surf.
a passionate art teacher of 40 years, runs her own school, Creative Art for Young Children, in Portola Valley, California. She believes all children are masters at being creative. If we can see how amazing that truly is—we become the students—and the children become the teachers.
is a Registered Dietitian, university educator, and Certified Hypnotherapist. She teaches nutrition at San Francisco State University and has a private practice in Half Moon Bay, California. Kate is passionate about nutrition and health, as well as playing with her husband, two boys, and dog on the beach
is a Marriage and Family Therapist, and a Mindfulness meditation mentor and teacher.
is a Silicon Valley professional in the East San Francisco Bay Area. As a long-time member of The Sisters of the Holy Pen, her work can also be found in their first poetry collection, Waters Rising, Poems from the Red Well. She enjoys meditation, nature walks and writing.
Artist, Writer, Psychologist, Intentional Creativity Teacher, and Founder of the Creative Peace Therapy Studio. Denise is a strong advocate for peace, equality, justice and the empowerment of women and girls. Denise loves her large multicultural family, her puppy Ricky and cat Tupelo. She lives in beautiful Pennsylvania where she works as a trauma therapist and is completing her memoir.
worked as a psychotherapist and Rehabilitation Therapist for 32 years. She created the first Asthma Support Group in the San Francisco Bay Area as well as groups for sexual abuse survivors. Above all, as a seeker, she believes in the power of insight to transform our lives.
Professional Organizer, lives in a tiny house on wheels. She designed her diminutive, but enriched, lifestyle after learning about peak oil, to live self- sufficiently and lighter on the Earth. Her memoir Diamonds In My Pocket explores her mixed race Thai and British heritage. Blog: www.tinyreddesk.blogspot.org Essays:www.amandakovattana.blogspot.com
is a healer and Soul Guide, with a degree in Recreation Therapy and a graduate degree in Transpersonal Psychology. She offers her services through Shadowarts Healing, a vessel for providing those going through deep soul challenges with support and guidance. Find her cawing at www.shadowartshealing.wordpress.com
is a writer, poet, award-winning educator, and the author of Brave Hearts: The Grit and Dreams of an Irish Immigrant Family. Her writing has appeared in the Santa Cruz Sentinel and Sisters Singing. She taught sixth grade in public school for twenty years. She lives in Santa Cruz, California. https://www.sisterssinging.com/brave-hearts
is a writer, teacher, and guide engaged in the synthesis of a contemporary mystery school, Somadelics. She lives in Northern California with her husband and daughter. https://www.valeriamccarroll.com
is an Artist, Writer, Astro-Mythologist, and Ceremonialist. Her graphic and journalistic endeavors have led her on a decades-long journey of investigation into dreams, healing, and cultural symbolism throughout the Americas. Her studio is on Vashon Island, Washington, where she creates, teaches, and practices Astrology. http://www.galacticalchemy.com
has enjoyed living and working in the San Francisco Bay Area for over forty years. Her perspective on the human condition is heavily influenced by her practice of various somatic therapies including Rolfing® SI, Craniosacral Therapy and Medical Qi Gong, topped off by the sweet icing of Visionary Cosmology. Her outlook for the moment is to welcome change.
is the Co-Founder of Studio Pathways, The Art of Transformative Teaching and Learning, and Adjunct Faculty at the California Institute of Integral Studies. She lives in unceded Huichin Territory in the East Bay of California, is a mother, educator, midwife for creative processes, and a student of the Tarot with Dr. Pamela Eakins since 1999.
Visionary Cosmologist, studied poetry and creative non-fiction at the College of Santa Fe and taught poetry and journaling at The Diarist Workshop in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her poetry has been published in The Santa Fe Literary Review and Glyph Magazine. She currently lives in Columbus, Ohio.
Visionary, medium and energy healer.
She can be found dwelling in the akashic records or sitting by an oak tree in her native land (Mt Urbion, Spain).
A perpetual student of life's mysteries,
she was blessed to study with some of the most influential spiritual teachers of our time.
P. Eakins and covid19 set the poetress free of her cage, into wild flowing streams of ink.
is the editor of the 2013 Revised New Art Tarot, by Manly P. Hall and Augustus Knapp; author of Mysticism and Qabalah in the Knapp-Hall Tarot, 2015, and Studies on Mystical Tarot: The Court Cards, 2013. She lives in Marina del Rey, California.
is a Navigator Poet who weaves together the arts of dreaming and navigation learned as an initiated wisdom keeper of oral traditions. Her works spans three decades of exploring and sharing women’s hidden mystical accounts of the Sacred Feminine. She is a galactic astrologer, gifted storyteller and sensitive translator of Q’ero Andean Cosmovision. Contact: email@example.com
is an elder-elder. She lives in the heart of a redwood forest. The redwood trees taught her to open to the spiritual dimension of life. Her paintings, DVD, books, and blog, Council of Gnomes, all share her experiences of relating with the angelic and elemental world of nature.
is a writer and teacher with a Master of Science degree in Creative Studies and Change Leadership. Her experiential workshops help participants rediscover the joy and transformative power of their innate creativity. As a volunteer, she serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for children in foster care in Athens, GA.
has taught Religious Studies at Las Positas College in Livermore, CA for 20 years. Kimberly has a deep appreciation for Creativity and Spirituality and integrates this into her curriculum. Kimberly also enjoys biking, hiking and exploring the great outdoors with her kids.
is a world traveller, peace anthropologist, and spiritual seeker. She lives in Latvia (Northern Europe) where she is raising her little daughter Aurora. Elina writes song lyrics for her husband Charlie’s music. She works in Thirteen Dreamers/Mystery School in Riga, where introducing people with Tarot and Kabbalah, doing peace meditations and rituals of resonances.
co-founder and Director of Arts Unity Movement is an ordained minister through Terra Nova. She provides art therapy and mindfulness services to incarcerated youth, people in recovery, children at risk. Also, grief and loss and creative recovery groups and workshops for mental health and AOD professionals.
Interfaith Minister, Visionary Cosmologist. Pamela is a certified Qabalah Master and Tarot Counselor as well as a certified Alchemical Dream Work practitioner. In addition, she practices the ancient art and science of the Cosmos in Astrology in Santa Cruz, California. Explore a Universe of possibilities with Pamela