the ocean as my home

Jul. 3, 2017 by

There’s a way in which the Ocean has been calling me, more deeply than I’ve been called to her before. A way in which she’s showing up for me in dreamtime. Her shoreline, her waves and undulations, her waters. It’s

Shadows + Charcoal +

May. 11, 2017 by

Beloveds, Today, I took my sketchpad into the garden and set the long tree pages against the iron table. I scooted her to the shadow, so I could see. And then, there was the art. The shadow itself, guiding me

Joy & Liberation

Apr. 10, 2017 by

Joy. I rise with Joy. I rise with my body, before any alarm. this is joyful rising for me. i let my cheeks smile. i inhale & exhale. i remember the way rising as a kid felt like hope +

Our Bodies & Noticing the Signs

Feb. 16, 2017 by

Beloveds, This morning, and every morning this week, I went on a walk. I like to go out into the LA sunrise, before the day has begun. I like to feel the crisp air on my cheeks. I like to

Ritual as Resistance

Jan. 31, 2017 by

Tonight I was the river guide for the first gathering of a group of queer & feminist visionaries to come together weekly for the next few months. We are co-creating. We are artists in process. This is our work. It’s

we are the possibility makers

Dec. 26, 2016 by

My Loves: We are more powerful when we gather. Our talents activate in community. We come alive when we are seen. We are affirmed by the witnessing of loving community. By the healing hands and words of our loves. We

you are a healer

Dec. 7, 2016 by

Loves, Before I get started, here’s a live video pinned to my fb page that I recorded yesterday, talking about how we are all healers, and how to bring your whole entire self into the work you do. I believe

even when you’re scared shitless

Oct. 19, 2016 by

My Loves, If you’re anything like me, you sometimes have a dip in your energy. You sometimes are filled with self-doubt. You sometimes can’t kick the overwhelm or calm the fatigue. You sometimes don’t know how brilliant and beautiful you

your voice is as radiant as the sun

Sep. 7, 2016 by

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it

your healed self is enough of a contribution

Aug. 11, 2016 by

My Loves: “Your healed self is enough of a contribution” -Rev. Angel Kyodo Williams {author of Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love and Liberation} The quotation above is one of the only gems I actually wrote down from my week of