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Painting Our Way to Peace, a free online workshop

Posted by on Oct 16, 2020 in Blog | No Comments

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 of […]

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

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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 […]

Four Letter Moon

Posted by on Jul 20, 2020 in Blog | No Comments
Four Letter Moon

New Moon July 20, 2020 Four Letter Moon   Nothing can be changed until it is faced.                   -James Baldwin   Imagine love wants to see your true face   Imagine that nothing matters except love   Imagine love as you   Imagine love as everything you’ve ever given attention to   Imagine love abides in […]

Universal Liberation Moon

Posted by on Jul 3, 2020 in Blog | No Comments
Universal Liberation Moon

Full Moon  July 5, 2020 Universal Liberation Moon   The way:   No one is free until all are free.   Before jumping to the next action the next necessary thing, the righteous & timely, before gridding the domino trajectory of plunder systems failing & falling & painting in the living manuscript of a new brilliant […]