We Are Resilient {10 Ways to Care for Yourself in Times Like These}

Aug. 18, 2017 by

I’ve written a lot about how healing can be hard. Painful. And I mean like really lonesome, and overwhelming, excruciating from deep in our bellies all the way on up through our bodies. Reminder: the personal is political and the

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

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 +

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

We Are The Ones

Dec. 1, 2016 by

We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. -June Jordan I believe we were made for this. That we got this. That we have this. That we are visionaries. That we are brilliant. That we are home in each other,

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

Healing Internalized Homophobia

Jul. 6, 2016 by

This was my love and I one year ago in the Topa Topa mountains, on our wedding day. I can’t tell you what it took to get here. To get here from meeting eleven years ago. I fell into queer

“They Will Never” A Poem for Pulse

Jun. 14, 2016 by

Audio Poem Version here. YouTube Video Poem here. {a Poem for my queer & trans loves and for Pulse} “They Will Never” by Sofia Rose Smith The clouds are grey and I see a red City Sight Seeing bus taking

What to do when you’re falling down the rabbit hole of negativity……

Apr. 13, 2016 by

Do you ever have those days when you feel too tired to function? Too sleepy to feel inspired? Too emo to be productive? {of course you do, because we all do}. So, today could be like that for me. In