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January 1, 2019

BURN ALL DOUBTS AND FEARS

As we enter a new year, let us burn all of the doubts, fears, and anxieties that we felt in 2018. Let us celebrate our resilience as we overcame all that threatened to tear us down in the days past… and may we recognize that, like a phoenix, we continue to rise from the ashes - Read More -

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November 16, 2018

PHOENIX

While I was in Samui (Thailand), a friend mentioned a former Buddhist monk that he’d visited with…and later received a Sak Yant (sakyan) tattoo (made by using a bamboo rod with a needle tip that is tapped into the skin, and later filled in with ink). My friend mentioned that he’d received insightful wisdom from - Read More -

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July 31, 2018

REDONDO

As I write this post, I’m looking out onto Redondo Beach and feeling at home again. The ocean breeze, blue waters, and muted sun that is so familiar to me from my years living here are all so welcoming after being away for a year. I am so thankful and fortunate that I’m getting closer - Read More -

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February 1, 2018

ALL THE WORLD IS A GAME

I am so privileged to live on a remote island in a situation where I have no real problems. And if there are “problems”…they are self created. Like maybe I didn’t eat enough…or I should have done laundry…or I have a headache from spending too much time editing my book. I have a poverty of desires, - Read More -

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January 6, 2018

DOOR NUMBER 7

It sometimes happens that I get so caught up with writing projects that I forget about my longest standing writing project, this blog ;)  So, I’m thankful to friends who share old posts and new pictures that inspire me to come back again ;) One of my dear friends here in Cabo Verde, Joli, is an amazing - Read More -

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November 4, 2017

PERSONHOOD

One of the greatest revelations I learned from being around a Zen master is the concept of being stuck in personhood. That is the drama of everyday life we feel when we become attached. Spiritual freedom, to me, is the understanding that we are beyond this personhood. The paradox is that we are also at the - Read More -

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September 9, 2017

UNBREAKABLE

I am thrilled to announce the release of my second book, unbreakable! After spending a month in Thailand, living on Muay Thai camp, poetry came to me when I returned to Africa. During the time that I was writing the poetry, I was reflecting on life, relationship, and changes that had led up to me being - Read More -

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August 28, 2017

THANK YOU LA!

I am so very thankful for the beautiful beams of light in LA who came out to support the official launch of my second book, unbreakable! The event was incredible because of the amazing energy and good vibes shared by all. Thank you for making the day, and the launch, so special! I was inspired to - Read More -

July 14, 2017

THE WAY OF WAKING UP

This video from Alan Watts is profound and deserving of its own post <3 Namaste.

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