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Belonging to the Land by Carol P. Christ

I believe that we can restore our hope in a world that transcends race by building communities where self-esteem comes from not feeling superior to any group, but from one’s relationship to the land, to the people, to the place, wherever that may be.—bell hooks… 1,035 more words

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Week Two of NaNoWriMo

Welp, this week was a lot harder. I’m now only under a thousand words over the daily goal. The difficulty seemed to ease up over the past two days. 494 more words

Writing

Shaman Sickness, Part II: Obeah Woman

He laughed and told me that I wouldn’t be the first to run like hell from my initiatory helping spirit. It’s par for the course. 1,871 more words

Shamanism

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. 299 more words

Women's Spirituality

Casa Coatlicue by Erica Granados De La Rosa

On a corner adjacent to a cantina, across the street from a home full of barefoot children running through open doorways, and a few houses down from a paleteria y fruteria in San Antonio, Texas, sits a bright white house dressed up in orange trimmings – Casa Coatlicue… 1,172 more words

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Social Responsibility of the Artist by Jassy Watson

An artist’s place in society is ambiguous and one not often discussed. Artist’s often have difficulty claiming themselves as ‘artist’ for fear of criticism and rejection both inside and outside the art world and from within. 1,080 more words

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