body, main, mindfulness, poetry

may there only be a letting go (poems)

photo by @bantersnaps   May there only be a letting go May I be with this breath resting my senses against the way the body breathes rising and falling in response to the breath's comings and goings. May I be with this body in the moments of ease and the moments of struggle this earth… Continue reading may there only be a letting go (poems)

ancestors, grief, loneliness, main, Meditation, mindfulness, practice, radicalcare, radicalselflove, shame

alone together & not knowing together resources + guided benefactor practice

image by @richardhorne .⠀ .⠀ I wrote this for you for the moments when you feel deeply alone. If you feel alone right now or in any moment, let's be alone together. I wrote this for you for the moments when you feel like you just don't know anything anymore about these times, about this world.… Continue reading alone together & not knowing together resources + guided benefactor practice

main, mindfulness, pleasure activism, radicalcare

Pleasure Activism as a Form of Care and Justice

photo by @jeremybishop What happens when we as a collective center pleasure as a form of care, justice and liberation? I have been exploring this concept in my life and also in my offerings particularly InterPlay, deeply guided by the work of  adrienne maree brown and her book  Pleasure Activism. I have found Pleasure Activism… Continue reading Pleasure Activism as a Form of Care and Justice

ancestors, body, Buddhism, main, mindfulness

The Body as Teacher

photo by samuel austin In Leaving it All Behind by Ayya Anandabodhi and Ayya Santacitta, Ayya Anandabodhi writes: THE BUDDHA SAID that everything we need to awaken is right here in this fathom-long body, but most people I know have a lot of difficulty being in their body. That presents a bit of a problem.… Continue reading The Body as Teacher