Continuum of misogyny.

Along with others, I have felt relief, sorrow, and frustration watching hundreds of “me, too” posts and narratives flood my feed. Relief that our society is paying attention to the epidemic of misogynist violence in a new way, that we are having crucial conversations about how bad it is and what to do about it. […]…

This is beautiful and inspires the place in me

…where my fundamentally Marian-led sacred heart fires in vibrational unconditional love and application of the religion my family’s people baptized and schooled me in etc This is a moment to drive the merchants of hate out of the Temple, as Jesus did. But will the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) bear prophetic witness?…

Are the Gods Afraid of Black Sexuality? by amina wadud

This was the title of a two day conference recently held at Columbia University. At one point on the first day, one presenter asked if there was anyone who is not Christian. Two hands went up, sitting side by side: mine and a film maker friend who had been instrumental in getting me invited to…

Honoring Our Mothers, Honoring Our Selves by Safa Plenty

? ? “The moon has always been the primary symbol for female energy; its cycle around the earth takes approximately twenty-nine days, the same amount of time as the average woman’s menstrual cycle. It is often felt that as the pull of the moon affects the waters of the world, so does its motion affect…

Stop demonizing black youth.

And if you’re white, ask yourself if the privilege of taking your child’s safety for granted blinds you to your ethical responsibility of speaking up.

Rewilding The Yoga Body

Originally posted on body divine yoga:
Recently a fb image of a young, white, lithe yogini balancing in an extremely deep back bend disturbed me. Not because she was just another example of the yoga Barbie -er yoga body –which saturates my yoga feed, but because she was posing in a sun-dappled forest grove accompanied…

Wild Wisdom IS Social Justice

Wild Wisdom is about trusting inner, authentic soul, and instinct. TO GET THERE, one must take on the Real Work of deprogramming our persona wounds. One major form of this are the societal rules and roles to which we unconsciously subscribe. In doing so, our power of choice is limited. When we do our own…

How will you…

…be the change? “Self-respect and honor cannot be protected by others.  They are for each individual himself or herself to guard.” “It is the law of love that rules mankind.  Had violence, i.e., hate ruled us, we should have become extinct long ago.  And yet the tragedy of it is that the so-called civilized men…

Black Podcasts on #Ferguson and Police Brutality

Originally posted on Spaceship Dreaming:
I created this post to put a collection of podcast that have covered and are currently covering the information on Michael Brown, Ferguson, and police brutality in general. I thought it was important to share this information and get different perspectives of what is “real people” are saying about Ferguson…