Ascension, Resurrections, Shifts and Transformations, unedited and uncut musings from my journal. Summer, 2017

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For the past 10 years, my close friend and I have been sharing many aspects of our spiritual journey. One year after we met, and after hearing me mention A Course in Miracles, she asked me if we could read it together. She comments, frequently during our conversations, that it’s apparent that I am an …

The Call to Create – June, 2017

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From Trash to Art. It is estimated that 46% of U.S. households are Amazon prime members. I’m one of them. Before I became a member, my Amazon purchases were limited to books, electronic and physical, knock on wood, ones. Now I forego shopping for whatever I can purchase at Amazon, from Rishi tea to brown …

The Return to Divine Stewardship via the Return to Original Divine Consciousness June, 2017

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“The situation the Earth is in today has been created by unmindful production and unmindful consumption. We consume to forget our worries and our anxieties. Tranquilizing ourselves with over-consumption is not the way.” Thich Nhat Hahn   My good friend, editor, and photographer, Laurie Thompson shared this image with me. The nude woman carrying a buffalo …

June 2017 – “An Invitation to a New Narrative,” by Akilah t’Zuberi; Laurie Thompson, editor

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Northeast and South Philadelphia have several 70’s style diners. Many of them are open 24 hours. At times, when I found myself writing or creating a piece into the wee hours of the night, and if I hadn’t cooked and didn’t have anything I could prepare quickly,  I would grab my reader or my notebook, …

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One of the books on my winter reading list, Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love and Liberation, acquainted me with African American Buddhist. This book is authored by Rev. angel Kyodo Williams, ordained Zen priest, Lama Rod Owens, and Jasmine Seydullah, Ph.D. The essays and dialogues of this book led me to inquire into the ideas …