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Seeking the Form, Following the Thread

Some years ago, I took a week-long intensive Storytelling class that shifted and widened my angle of perception & that continues to nourish my spirit. Our teacher, Luisah Teish (author, artist-activist, and Oshun chief in the Yoruba Lucumi tradition) helped us engage our bodies, minds, and hearts as we brought into consciousness & into our … Continue reading

Fire and Trickster Dance On

In the dawn-light, I am weaving a basket to hold the stories. In the sunlight, In the twilight, In the starlight, In the moonlight, In the dark, I am weaving a basket to hold the stories. With my hands I am weaving. With my voice I am weaving. With my heart I am weaving. – … Continue reading

Fire and Trickster

This week I wanted to write about Fire. Like Trickster, Fire is a certainly a boundary-crosser and transformer, one that is insatiably hunger. Like Trickster, Fire destroys, creates, and reveals. Although we don’t know when humans learned to make fire, archaeologists have found that we have used it (perhaps treasuring embers from lightning strikes) for … Continue reading