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Wellness & Peace in a Chaotic, Violent World

Wellness & Peace in a Chaotic, Violent World

Here we are at the threshold of holiday season. Earlier this week, on the eve of Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day acknowledging the violence against and murder of Transgender individuals, a mass shooting took place in Colorado Springs at Q Club, a gay bar. On the threshold of the holiday season, we have yet […]

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Yearning & Longing in this Human Existence

Yearning & Longing in this Human Existence

Yearning/Longing is part of the human existence. We witness longing in the Judeo-Christian sacred texts in The Song of Songs and The Psalms, the poetry of Rumi, Hafiz, Kabir, Mary Oliver, the phrasing of Billie Holiday’s intimate relationship between melody and word, the music of Kendrick Lamar, and the sound of the modes, Aeolian and […]

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Body Sovereignty

Body Sovereignty

****TRIGGER WARNING. Mention of rape and suicidal ideation.****** Exhaustion. Grief. Anger. I don’t allow these to isolate or separate me from my own humanity or my body, or other Beings and the awareness of being Nature. This is my practice of aliveness, allowing, breathing, sensing, feeling, relating and finding who/what/where amplifies resonance in my body, […]

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Random Thoughts and Ramblings

Random Thoughts and Ramblings

Random Thoughts and Ramblings: I love that Gen Z is falling in love with Kate Bush. I could care less about Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. My early summer perennial flowers are starting to bloom and it is 96 degrees mid June. They look disgusted. And wilted before they even flowered. Stop calling human rights […]

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