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The Queen's Chronicles
December 2014
In This Issue
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Donna Henes is an internationally renowned urban shaman, award-winning author, popular speaker and workshop leader whose joyful celebrations of celestial events have introduced ancient traditional rituals and contemporary ceremonies to millions of people in more than 100 cities since 1972. She has published four books and currently writes for the Huffington Post, Beliefnet and UPI (United Press International) Religion and Spirituality Forum, and serves as ritual consultant for television and films. Mama Donna, as she is affectionately called, maintains a ceremonial center, spirit shop, ritual practice and consultancy in Exotic Brooklyn, NY where she offers intuitive tarot readings and spiritual counseling and works with individuals, groups, institutions, municipalities and corporations to create meaningful ceremonies for every imaginable occasion.


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I think we can agree that we are sick and tired of the disrespect and degradation of women worldwide, and the disregard for the safety and well being of the planet and of all life. We are furious about the  violence perpetrated in the cause of greed and lust for power and in the name of religion. And we are frightened by the writing on the wall. 


We are disgusted, depressed, and angry. And, worse, we are disempowered by the overwhelming enormity of of the problems we face.  


But here we are on the cusp on a new year. A new beginning. A fresh start. Here is a chance for a change. A change in how we look at life and a change in how we live it.

Every day offers us a challenge, an opportunity to right a wrong, to restore balance, to show compassion, to establish peace, to do something positive, to assert our ourselves, to stand in our power.

Luckily, we have great role models. And there is no shortage of inspiration and encouragement offered by so many amazing, courageous, powerful, and effective women everywhere doing amazing, courageous, powerful, and effective things for the greater good.

In this issue I offer you a stirring sample of admirable sheroes of every stripe to stimulate your intentions and resolutions and to support your efforts in the year to come.

I send you blessings for a happy, healthy, hopeful, holy, productive, and audacious New Year,


By Eve Ensler


From the Lebanese mountains

To the Kenyan village of El Doret

We are practicing self-defense

Versed in Karate, Tai Chi, Judo, and Kung Foo

We are no longer surrendering to our fate.

Now, we are the ones who walk our girl friends home from school.

And we don't do it with macho. We do it with cool.



Our mothers are the Pink Sari Gang

Fighting off the drunken men

With rose pointed fingers and sticks in

Uttar Pradesh.

The Peshmerga women

in the Kurdish mountains

with barrettes in their hair

and AK47's instead of pocket books.

We are not waiting anymore to be taken and retaken.

We are the Liberian women sitting

in the Africa sun blockading the exits

til the men figure it out.

We are the Nigerian women

babies strapped to out backs

occupying the oil terminals of Chevron.

We are the women of Kerala

who refused to let Coca Cola

privatize our water.

We are Cindy Sheehan showing up in Crawford without a plan.

We are all those who forfeited husbands boyfriends and dates

Cause we were married to our mission.

We know love comes from all directions and in many forms.

We are Malalai who spoke back to the Afghan Loya Jurga

And told them they were "raping warlords" and

She kept speaking even when they kept trying to blow up her house.



And we are Zoya whose radical mother was shot dead when Zoya was only a child

so she was fed on revolution which was stronger than milk

And we are the ones who kept and loved our babies

even though they have the faces of our rapists.

We are the girls who stopped cutting ourselves to release the pain

And we are the girls who refused to have our clitoris cut

And give up our pleasure.

We are:

Rachel Corrie who wouldn't couldn't move away from the Israeli tank.

Aung San Suu Kyi who still smiles after years of not being able to leave her room.

Anne Frank who survives now cause she wrote down her story.

We are Neda Soltani gunned down by a sniper in the streets of Tehran as she voiced a new freedom and way

And we are Asmaa Mahfouz from the April 6th movement in Egypt

Who twittered an uprising.

We are the women riding the high seas to offer

Needy women abortions on ships.

We are women documenting the atrocities

in stadiums with video cameras underneath our Burqas.



We are seventeen and living for a year in a tree

And laying down in the forests to protect wild oaks.

We are out at sea interrupting the whale murders.

We are freegans, vegans, trannies

But mainly we are refusers.

We don't accept your world

Your rules your wars.

We don't accept your cruelty and unkindness.

We don't believe some need to suffer for others to survive

Or that there isn't enough to go around

Or that corporations are the only and best economic arrangement

And we don't hate boys, okay?

That's another bullshit story.

We are refusers.

But we crave kissing.

We don't want to do anything before we're ready

but it could be sooner than you think

and we get to decide

and we are not afraid of what is pulsing through us.

It makes us alive.

Don't deny us, criticize us or infantilize us.

We don't accept checkpoints, blockades or air raids.

We are obsessed with learning.

On the barren Tsunamied beaches of Sri Lanka

In the desolate and smelly remains

Of the lower ninth

We want school.

We want school.

We want school.



We know if you plan too long

Nothing happens and things get worse and that

Most everything is found in the action

and instinctively we get that the scariest thing

isn't dying, but not trying at all.

And when we finally have our voice

and come together

when we let ourselves gather the knowledge

when we stop turning on each other

but direct our energy towards what matters

when we stop worrying about

our skinny ass stomachs or too frizzy hair

or fat thighs

when we stop caring about pleasing

and making everyone so incredibly happy -

We got the Power.

If Janis Joplin was nominated the ugliest man on her campus

And they sent Angela Davis to jail

If Simone Weil had manly virtues

And Joan of Arc was hysterical

If Bella Abzug was eminently obnoxious

And Ellen Sirleaf Johnson is considered scary

If Arundhati Roy is totally intimidating

and Rigoberta Menchu is pathologically intense

And Julia Butterfly Hill is an extremist freak

Call us hysterical then





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Tattoo me


Give us our broomsticks

And potions on the stove

We are the girls

who are aren't afraid to cook.


 -Eve Ensler, NY



Telling It Like It Is 

I nominate this cheeky United Airlines gate agent in New York for being smart and funny, while making her point, when confronted with a passenger who probably deserved to fly as cargo.

A  crowded United Airlines flight was cancelled. A single agent was re-booking a long line of inconvenienced travelers.

Suddenly, an angry passenger pushed his way to the desk. He slapped his ticket on the counter and said, "I HAVE  to be on this flight and it has to be FIRST CLASS."

The  agent replied, "I'm sorry, sir. I'll be happy to try help you, but I've got to help these folks first; and then I'm sure we'll be able to work something out."

The  passenger was unimpressed. He asked loudly, so that the passengers behind him could hear, "DO YOU HAVE ANY IDEA WHO I  AM?"

Without  hesitating, the agent smiled and grabbed her public address  microphone. "May I have your attention, please?" she began, her voice heard clearly throughout the terminal. "We have a  passenger here at Gate 14 WHO DOES NOT KNOW WHO HE IS. If  anyone can help him with his identity, please come to Gate  14."

With the folks behind him in line laughing hysterically, the man glared at the United Airlines agent, gritted his teeth, and said, "F**K  YOU!"

Without  flinching, she smiled and said, "I'm sorry, sir, you'll have to get in line for that too."


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The Queen's Court is a gathering of sovereign women of a certain age - our dear peers - who graciously offer information, guidance, inspiration and encourage- ment to each other.


We Queens know what we know. And we know a great deal. Our experience has made us wise. So, feel free to consult with our cyber council/counsel when you are need of sage advice or wish to explore a particular topic of interest.  



If you recall, I published these letters from sister Queens from Texas, Florida, and England in the last issue: 


Dear Mama Donna.


Recent political events have pushed me to the point of despondency. I am completely crippled with feelings of helplessness and inadequacy. There is so much that I want to see improve in our country and in the world, but I don't know where or how to begin. What is a girl to do?


Depressed in Dallas


Dear Mama Donna,


I attended a candlelight ceremony for peace on the beach in Florida yesterday - only 30 people but hey, it is Bushland and I've signed two petitions today as always, and hope to be at the demo tomorrow. What more can I do?


Frustrated in Florida


Dear Mama Donna,


We here in Europe, watch the current events with horror and wonder with despair where are the States going? What can we do? Not much, watching from the sidelines. Maybe you have some ideas.


Disillusioned in London


I answered them with messages of empowerment, hope, and encouragement to speak their truth and walk their talk; with admonishment to DO SOMETHING. Do one thing. And then do another thing. I closed with this call to the Queen's Court for your reaction/interaction:


"I would love to continue this thread of discussion. Please send your thoughts, opinions, and personal experiences in response to these queries. Your letters will be printed in the next Queen's Chronicles."


Here is the stirring reply from Queen Shiloh Sophia in California:


Dangerous Territory


Dedicated to Our Great Work in the world,

and The Cosmic Cowgirls


Painting by Linda Lanker 


We are a tribe of truth tellers.

Revolution makers.

Movers and shakers

of things that need moving

and shaking. Like hips.

And old ideas that need

shaking off.


We are a gathering of women who

straddle the worlds.

We have one bare foot on the earth  

(toenails painted sparkly of course)

and one cowgirl boot in the marketplace of life.

With our heads in the stars for big dreaming

and our arms outstretched

to embrace as much aliveness as we can.

We have our hearts on our sleeves, both of them.

Whether we be sinners or saints

or wear halos or horns there is

one thing you have to admit about us....


We agree...

Be the most you that you can be.

Be your own revolution

while being a part of the collective one.


We believe this truth to be self evident:

That each woman can transform

her life into a legend.

That stories are made for telling

around the campfire,

but legends are meant to be lived.

And sisterhoods are meant to

be your bridge when you don't know

the way over the troubled water of

the lies you have been told

and tell yourself still.

To help in the great adventure

of revealing the more you that there is,

we may hand you a paintbrush

a writing pen a drum a fiddle

a magic wand a bar of chocolate

some cowgirl boots and

a jar of red glitter and a ball of

red thread. And the craft of

inquiry. That's right - the path

of questions is that path

each of us must walk and keep

on walking. Creativity, curiosity

and? inquiry into oneself is the daily

cup of tea here.


Here we know what women

are worth and we tell you what we

know of our ancient and future wisdom.

We have been gathering the stories

of our grandmothers and grandfathers

about birth and death and transformation

that have been lost. We will not

allow them to be lost again. We

are carrying scrolls of wisdom

across the planet so that thousands

of hands hold these legends

and it will not be lost from us

like it was before.


This is where women

come to gather the bones

and sing their whole self

back together again.



We believe there is medicine,

sacred and true in

community that comes with the

territory of belonging.

Of being a part of that which

is bigger then you. And me.

A place where the collective

soul can unfurl her bright

wings and together we can

fly in a future that reflects

who we are and what we

care about.


And in closing I must give you a

Warning - if you enter

Cosmic Cowgirl Territory

there is no way your wild

woman will keep herself

contained. Beware of shifting

stories and old ideas falling away.

Beware of taking up space

that might make others

uncomfortable around you.

Beware of no longer being

willing to live a life that does not reflect

who you are. This is dangerous

territory. Welcome.

Your cup of revolutionary tea

is waiting for you.



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Letters in response to the NOVEMBER 2014 Issue:


I loved your "Being Prepared" column so very much, true words they are. Staying in the present moment is all one can really do. I need to remind myself that I have been through some situations that I thought were not able to be solved, but I did, sometimes with the help of others, sometimes on my very own. Thank you so much for a great reminder to stay in the moment.

- Elayne, PA


Donna, your newsletter is always such a gift, thank you. I shared your gorgeous, wise, and powerful article on "Death Feeds Life Feeds Death" on my facebook page.

- Camille, CA


A good blog Mama Donna, on death and all that. As we say here at my place in the Beltane ritual (which we just had a couple of weeks ago), as we offer each other sweet guava juice, "taste the sweetness of life, don't miss the Moment."


- Glenys, Australia


One of the best, Donna. Many thanks for your insights.

- Sherli, CA


I just finished reading your incredible essay. I knew you had a "challenging" (ha! right?) year, but I didn't know to what extent.  Now I do, of course, and I want to say that you are, once again, a true role model for me. Your honest, compassionate, clear-eyed and beautifully written document is absolutely inspiring, and I'm so grateful that our existences on this wonderful Earth happened to intersect.

- Sharon, NY


Growing older has its scary moments and I sometimes get carried away with worry about how I will cope with this or that in the future. Thank you for bringing me back to the moment, which is just fine, thankfully!

- Lolly, LA


True words. Comforting words. Helpful words. I am so glad to have read them. They really hit home.

- Caroline, OH

Please keep your letters coming. And do feel free to make suggestions about content you would like to see. Or anything else, for that matter. 


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Kudos to the Queens!

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We extend hearty congratulations to our multi-talented circle of Sister Queens for their impressive accomplishments and successes.







And by the way, everything in life is writable about
 if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise.
The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.


                                - Sylvia Plath



Alessandra Belloni, NJ; Barbara Hammer, NY; Annie Lanzillotto, NY; and Yoko Ono, NY; on their performances and/or performances of their work. 


Cristina Biaggi, NY; Lauren Curtis, NJ; Linda Stein, NY; and

Robin Tewes, NY; on the exhibitions of their artwork.   


Monique Lang, NY, Ceremonies for Healing and Meditations for Healing (2 Books); Kathy and Doug Manning, Canada, PopSavvy (App); Shira, NY, Numerology: The Map to Your Buried Treasure (E-book); on their new publications.


Catherine Noble, CA, on her marriage.


Susan Corso, CA; April James, PA; and Judith Miller, NY; on their moves and new beginnings.


Arlene Blum, CA, on receiving the 2014 Benjamin Ide Wheeler Award.


Martha Wilson, NY, on receiving the 2015 Audrey Irmas Award for Curatorial Excellence.


Lily Tomlin, CA, on receiving a Kennedy Center Honor.


Please send your good news, achievements, accomplishments, successes and celebrations so that our international circle of sovereign sisters can send you blessings and accolades. 

And we are glad to so. It is a joy and a privilege to share in the fortune of another woman. I recently heard Oprah say the saddest thing ever - "The hardest thing about being successful is having someone to be glad for you."

It takes a centered and confident Queen to break that pattern. There are 60 million thrones out there. One for each of us. There is plenty of purpose, passion and power for us all. May we use it well! 
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Helping Hands Circle

Please Offer Your Purest Thoughts, Your Heart-Felt Prayers, Your Great Good Feelings, And Your Very Best Blessings For Healing and Peace of Mind To:






Adrianne, NY; Alison, TN; Amy, NY; Babs, NY; Barbara, NJ; Bebee, DE; Berenice, NY; Bettye, NY Betty, AL; Chrissie, NY; Christine, NY; Dana, CA;  Darla, NY; Diane, NY; Dolly, NY; Dominique, NM; Donna, NY; Gail, WA; Jo, AZ; Joan, ME; Joan, NY; Judi, FL; Judith, NY; Karen, NJ; Kathleen, PA; Kaylin, MD; Kazuko, NY; Kim, NY; Kimi, NJ; Laura, NY; Linda, FL; Linda, SC; Lisa, NJ; Lorie, KY; Lydia, CO; Lisa, PA; Lucia, TX; Mari, VA; Marna, NY; Mary, MD; Mary, NY; Mary, OH; Mary, CO; Nancy, NY; Nancy, NC; Nona, LA; Pat, MA; Patsy, NY; Paula, NT; Pearl, NY; Rebecca, NY; Reynolds, NY; Roberta, NY; Sandy, CA; Serpentessa, NY; Sharon, NY; Shelley, NY; Sheriden, MA; Shirley, IN; Sherli, CA; Sid, PA; Smriti, CA; Sue, CA; Susan, MA; Susan, NC; Terese, NY; Terri, FL; Urvashi, NY; Vicki, MN; Weslea, ME; and Yvette, NY; who are in the process of healing themselves from illness, accident, injury, or surgery.


Amy, NY; D. Barbara, NY; Beverly, NY; Carol, NY; Diana, FL; Eleni, NY; Gaetana, NY; Glenys, Australia; Joanne, NY; Kimberly, NY; Kimi, NJ; Kyia, MN; Linda, NY; Linda, NY; Maureen, NY; Meryl, NY; Dee, NY; Patricia, Australia; Regi, CA;Sheryll, CA;Susan, NY; and Svetlana, NY; who would benefit greatly from some spiritual support.


Ali, VT; Andrea, NY; Annie, NY; Barbara, NY; Barbara, CA; Arol, NY; Chrys, NY; Deni, NY; Diane, NY; Erica, New Zealand; Erica, CT; Gaetana, NY; Gail, NY; Hemetra, PA; Janet, CT; Kat, NY; Kate, NY; Kathrine, Denmark; Laurie, OH; Lois, NY; Marla, NY; Mary, CO; Marya, NY; Meryl, NY; Nancy, NC; and Roslyn, NJ; the caregivers who are in weary need of care themselves.


May Their Spirits Rest in Peace:

Marilyn Braithwaite, VA

Nancy Garden, MA

Naomi Grupp, MD

P.D. James, England

Elizabeth Papousek, TN

Nancy Sun, NY

Linda Vivian, NJ

Doreen Warden, Ontario, Canada

Charlotte Zinser, MD


Heartfelt Condolences:  

Josie Dubsky, MD

Roslyn Drexler, NY

Cynthia Lewin, NJ

Christina Lundberg, VA

Sandy Stout, MA

Carol Sun, NY


Prayer requests:

I am preparing my self to have 2 biopsies. I have many people praying for me, and I have been doing well with my wild brain, well, pretty well, but I could always use prayers, so if you remember, please hold me in healing light while I go through this period of my life, with its challenges. Blessings to you all.

- De Luna, NH


Positive thoughts and prayers for my sister-in-law Blanca who is in hospital very ill. Thank you.

- Elayne, PA


Here it goes friends! Please, I need BIG TIME prayers for my sister-in-law Joan. She is going through the BIG C. She is a wonderful, giving woman. A wife,mother, grandmother. She is a fighter, always has been!

- Jacqueline, KY



                    Helping Hands


Please send your requests for physical and spiritual healing and positive energy so that the powerful women of The Queen's Court might send their prayers and blessings to you in your time of need. 

 The test of a democracy is not the magnificence of buildings or the speed of automobiles or the efficiency of air transportation, but rather the care given to the welfare of all the people.


Helen Adams Keller

Where the Queens Are







On the surface of the world right now there is


war and violence and things seem dark.

But calmly and quietly, at the same time,


something else is happening underground

An inner revolution is taking place


and certain individuals are being called to a higher light.

It is a silent revolution.

From the inside out. From the ground up.

This is a Global operation.

A Spiritual Conspiracy.

There are sleeper cells in every nation on the planet.

You won't see us on the T.V.

You won't read about us in the newspaper

You won't hear about us on the radio

We don't seek any glory

We don't wear any uniform

We come in all shapes and sizes, colors and styles

Most of us work anonymously

We are quietly working behind the scenes


in every country and culture of the world

Cities big and small, mountains and valleys,


in farms and villages, tribes and remote islands

You could pass by one of us on the street


and not even notice

We go undercover

We remain behind the scenes

It is of no concern to us who takes the final credit

But simply that the work gets done

Occasionally we spot each other in the street

We give a quiet nod and continue on our way

During the day many of us pretend we have normal jobs

But behind the false storefront at night


is where the real work takes a place

Some call us the Conscious Army

We are slowly creating a new world


with the power of our minds and hearts

We follow, with passion and joy

Our orders come from from the Central Spiritual Intelligence

We are dropping soft, secret love bombs when no one is looking


Poems ~ Hugs ~ Music ~ Photography ~ Movies ~ Kind words ~

Smiles ~ Meditation and prayer ~ Dance ~ Social activism ~ Websites

Blogs ~ Random acts of kindness...


We each express ourselves in our own unique ways

with our own unique gifts and talents

Be the change you want to see in the world

That is the motto that fills our hearts

We know it is the only way real transformation takes place

We know that quietly and humbly we have the


power of all the oceans combined

Our work is slow and meticulous

Like the formation of mountains

It is not even visible at first glance

And yet with it entire tectonic plates


shall be moved in the centuries to come

Love is the new religion of the 21st century

You don't have to be a highly educated person

Or have any exceptional knowledge to understand it

It comes from the intelligence of the heart

Embedded in the timeless evolutionary pulse of all human beings



Be the change you want to see in the world

Nobody else can do it for you

We are now recruiting

Perhaps you will join us

Or already have.

All are welcome

The door is open


~ author unknown








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