Peace.

If you ask 98% of humans globally, what it is they want most in life, they will tell you they want peace. Yet, the vast majority of them have absolutely no idea how to attain it.  The most profound thing I took away from this year so far was told to me by someone of [...]

Challenge Accepted

There is a black and white challenge circulating on social media between women in support of one another, tasking us to post a black and white photo of ourselves. I was tagged by a sweet being, and felt my response was worthy to share here as well. Much of my work centers the wounds of [...]

Jogging While Black

We must learn to be in the world. Not of the world. Buddha said this. Earlier this morning, I posted two things on my social media regarding the tragic murder of the young black jogger killed in Georgia by what I see otherwise as three white men acting as modern day slave patrols. However, after [...]

Cannabis vs. Presence

I’ve been sitting with a burning question. A client asked me this week how I felt about cannabis usage. This individual visited to me to discuss his trauma and generative ways to work through and with it. My first reaction was that I am absolutely against it’s prohibition--since it is deeply rooted in racism—that people [...]

Dreamfast With Me

People like to say, “Let the past die.” As if they are not aware that trauma, is like recurring movie. Played over and over. In every cell of our bodies. Deeply enmeshed in our ciphers. For trauma survivors, the past never dies. It is etched into the fabric of our beings. It enters and makes a [...]

Assemblages: Anti-Oppression Works

The UNC Greensboro Women's and Gender Studies Program organizes and hosts their Annual Research Symposium each Spring. I am honored to have co-organized, presented at and gave opening remarks at this year's conference. Conference attendees keep asking me to post those remarks...So here they are: In a time when a national figurehead can say or [...]

Acceptance is the Mantra

2018 shattered illusions. 2019 is about seeing without the veils, about moving from 3D to 5D thinking. As the midnight hour neared, they asked me what I wanted for the New Year. I had no answer. What I had wanted more than anything in 2018 did not come to pass. They say the sun always [...]