When Angela Davis is on the same Brazilian island as you…

Jul. 27, 2017 by

You Marvel at the Magical Connections Beloveds, As you know I’ve been traveling in Brasil the last few weeks. Traveling: moving quietly, treading lightly, with great intention in a land that isn’t mine. Praying to the Ancestors here. Feeling grateful

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

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

A Letter to You the Artist

Nov. 22, 2016 by

a letter from my adult self to my inner artist My Love, You have everything you need. You don’t need to take any more classes or get any better at your art. You are exactly perfect as you are. What

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

Rituals for Summer Solstice + Full Moon {Meditation inside!}

Jun. 19, 2016 by

Even as we’ve been navigating some grief and darkness in the wake of Orlando, the Light continues to beckon us towards its glow. Monday, June 20th is not only the light-filled Summer Solstice, the mid-point of our year, but it

Being a Queer Femme of Color Magic-Maker

May. 23, 2016 by

The truth is, I don’t fit. And maybe neither do you. Maybe you keep tweezers in your car to pluck the hairs from your chin. Maybe you have no idea how to do this thing called life. Maybe you make