i just learned of bell hooks’ passing yesterday. she was the reason i ended up taking women’s studies classes throughout my bachelor’s education at sfsu. she spoke/wrote of things that resonated with me; explaining feelings and experiences that i believe i had felt my whole life – and didn’t have words or peers to share such things with.
things like, marginalization… that stands out for me.
i soaked up her writing – and remained fond of her presence her essence.
and so, i don’t mourn. for her essence remains strong with me – it hasn’t ended.
i do recognize the passing of a powerful being that helped humanity heal.
thank you, ms. hooks… and good-bye.
I’m back home.
I had a wonderful weekend visit with my brother, Chris, and more family with Laura and Joe who are packing up and heading uptown… well, up north for sure.
It truly was a very enriching weekend – and I shall leave my visit with my true love, Pepper, for another time – another place.
What was the challenge? (Because all great adventures have a challenge…)
Sitting in traffic, going nowhere, in the hot, valley heat.
It was trying to try my patience.
Luckily – I have playlists for daze!!
And the silver lining is I appreciate the coastal weather all the more…
i’m a bit spent – which is good.
a lot has been accomplished this week; and yet, nothing at all
i am still in a state of seeking the unwavering consciousness of timeless Love.
…and I am grateful.
a lot has been accomplished this week. there is still a lot i want to do.
Grace is not absent
She lifts my Spirit
When I accidentally drag it ’round
I know I’ve fallen
Because my eyes
See only flesh and ground
And every Loved being
Gets a second chance
One day, in Grace
We all shall have joined the dance
if we continue to hang out together, i am going to piss you off. i am going to offend you. it is going to happen.
I do not wish to live in a world in which boundaries are not explored. we are infinite beings; created from infinite love.
ultimately, we are alive without borders….
so – i shall continue to look for the places in which we have hidden, or stopped, our Love.
of course, you have full permission to do so with me, too.
I gotta admit, it’s been a real week.
dang it! I should have recorded and uploaded my 0Time earlier today…
I had a feeling.
If anything at all, life is fuckin’ rich! It ain’t boring!!
I just wish our children didn’t need to suffer the choices of their parents.
Today has been Mother’s Day.
The day is over; the sun has set.
Cool air breezes into the room as I write this…
And I have been gifted by many women in my life and many are Mothers.
Nature’s feminine has gifted my Life from the Womb of Creation; blood coursing through my Mind, Body, Spirit.
And I am still working to know which is which; what is real.
I am grateful for this gift; eternal and loving in a way I do not yet see fully.
I have experienced it.
Happy Mother’s Day.
it has been a very pleasant weekend
and my body has me thinking it is deteriorating. well, it is deteriorating – we come to these bodies with an expiration date.
though i believe it to be foolish for one to think they know the future; it is an eternal flow of possibilities.
so, my statement regarding my mortality is a bit insane.
it’s just that it has seemed for me for a while that i haven’t been operating physically at an optimum for some time… and nothing seems to shift my physical well-being.
oh, never mind… this obviously isn’t going public – this isn’t the topic for friendly conversation.
sex and death are the two givens on this planet that are intimately intertwined with our lives; but we shan’t talk of them opening and with ease… no, we shall whisper their potentials into the hallowed pages of centerfolds and memorial prayer business cards scattered about chapel parking lots like loose feathers from an ascending angel’s wings.
hmmm… i seem to have gotten off track; where was i?
oh, yes… it has been a very pleasant weekend
i have read that we don’t get to choose what are dreams and what is reality; we’re either asleep or awake.
and yet, life could be a dream…
row, row, row…
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