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Moon By Spilling Stars

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Moon By Spilling Stars

Moon by Spilling Stars, By Jewel-like Frost, By Forest Song, By the Baying of Bodies By Blessing, By Intention & Release, By Graceful Design New Moon November 15, 2020     the wish to grow like curled mist flows & covers our river’s depth challenging navigation   that cry from the woods a being whom […]

Speak the Many Names of Beauty

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Speak the Many Names of Beauty

Speak the Many Names of Beauty Full Moon November 1, 2020   Abiding in this ephemeral world like a lotus in muddy water the mind is pure & goes beyond thus we bow to Buddha. —Verse of Purity While Abiding in the World   Artists gather in this world to wade deep into the circle […]

Painting Our Way to Peace, a free online workshop

Posted by on Oct 16, 2020 in Blog | No Comments
Painting Our Way to Peace, a free online workshop

  Art can transform our perceptions of reality and inspire experiences of profound peace. How can the process of making do the same? How can artmaking, crafting, or any physical realm activity be a spiritual practice? Join Founder and Abbess of the Art Monastery (artmonastery.org) Suiko McCall for a one-hour immersion into her personal process […]

Hosting the Muse: Deep Flow Conference, free online

Posted by on Oct 15, 2020 in Blog | No Comments
Hosting the Muse: Deep Flow Conference, free online

Human beings have amazing capacities when they’re in a state of flow – athletes break records, leaders inspire us, musicians lose themselves in creation. When we are flowing from our depths we are our wisest, most compassionate, and most present selves. This has been the core of many spiritual practices but it is also at […]

Recall The Moon Of All Colors

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Recall The Moon Of All Colors

Recall The Moon Of All Colors New Moon October 16, 2020 —for Anne Braden & all of us   Remember * re-people your crowd leaf by leaf carpet forest roof, then floor wash & scald, scour & wizen moon after moon fatigues a smile in the dark masked teeth, eye flash the sly monocle of self […]

Justice/Harvest Moon

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Justice/Harvest Moon

Justice/Harvest Moon Full Moon, October 1, 2020 A key factor in the perpetuation of white-body supremacy is many people’s refusal to experience clean pain around the myth of race. Instead, usually out of fear, they choose the dirty pain of silence and avoidance and, invariably, prolong the pain. —Resmaa Menakem   We must be brave. […]

Artemisia Moon

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Artemisia Moon

Artemisia Moon September 17, 2020     Partial List For a Medicine Bundle For the World  Texture. Tension. Brilliance. Release. Descent. Floating. Weight. Return.  Imagination. Compassion. (Same thing.)  A willingness to feel. To effort for an imagined compassion.  Salvias for drought. Evergreens for winter. Sunflowers for the mice.  Rhubarb. Wild water. A changing sky.  Earth […]

Collective Liberation Love Song

Posted by on Sep 2, 2020 in Blog | No Comments
Collective Liberation Love Song

 Full Moon, September 2, 2020   Collective Liberation Love Song  If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.                      —Aboriginal activist group, Queensland, Australia, […]

Changing Face Moon

Posted by on Aug 18, 2020 in Blog | No Comments
Changing Face Moon

Changing Face Moon New Moon, August 19, 2020   Palpitation palimpsest layers overlaid, no rest   to ride in circles, so boring again: just this, just this   art & nature as orphans stories channeling themselves into being   now remember when crests were younger a face of sun wavering, irregular   contractions in the night, […]

Voice-Finding Moon

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Voice-Finding Moon

Full Moon, August 3, 2020 Voice-Finding Moon Too many people in the U.S. support death and destruction without being aware of it. They indirectly support the killing of people without ever having to look at the corpses.   —Assata (“she who struggles”) Olugbala (“for the people”) Shakur (“the thankful one” In the silence, voice.In the […]