our ancestors speak . . .
if we can clear our hearts to honor them
i believe our earth is a living mother who needs us
as much as we need her

death is a threshold 
that thresholds are sacred realms between worlds 
and the relationship between birth and death is gorgeous and necessary

mothering is an archetypal pattern that is daily losing ground in our world. 
i believe understanding the core of mother, the centering of mother, is important

 duality is sacred and liberatory
that there is a rhythmic bridging between polarities.
i believe we currently live in ubiquitous polarized and confrontational cultural-war-zones
we can repair the rifts and bring all "sides" back into organic rhythmic relationship

poetry is a touchstone, a place of solace,
epiphany and comfort 
i believe words are also a profound weapon for
social change, inspiration and healing  

 trauma is transmitted over generations
and it can be healed
i believe we can all re-member our ancestral souls,
not despite but through trauma traces
i believe ancestral wisdom and memoria are recovered in the healing process of all people regardless of race and culture 

we can engage in practices that activate
and enact the sacred soul of the world,

that is how I found myself here . . .
in service, in love, in gratitude. 
i believe your body is magic and 
the lap of the earth is strong and open. 

we got this!