Greetings, Beautiful Beings, Bienvenido, Welcome! Luna Nuevo is beginning to wax into a crescent after Spring Equinox.
I am learning to be angry. Full on rage. Loud. Messy.
I am learning to be angry. Full of hope. Soft. Sweet.
I am learning to be angry. A message for me.
I am learning to be angry. Just for me.
What angers me most in this moment as a intersex, Ghanaian, Cuban, queer is the lack of BY US, FOR US meditation spaces. Consistent mindfulness spaces for genderqueer People Of Culture. It angers me that our spaces get literally burned to the ground, torn from us and infiltrated. Because, initiated by Europeans, people fear our majesticness, self-love and collectiveness. It angers me that I have to reclaim my safety in a fearful society.
I absolutely refuse to be the first. I get so angry that in 2021 there are still firsts. I praise them on their journey and the importance of trailblazers although I can no longer stomach filling the role myself. I will create space for us. Space to grow, explore our intersectional identities, play, emote, grow food, connect with our Ancestry and thrive. I do this work through the grassroots initiative I steward.
My intersectional identity holds lots of self and generational trauma. I am on a majikal, self exploration rooted in mindful practices. I move from one meditation community to the next seeking wholeness, oneness. From People Of Culture Only spaces to affordable spaces to Fat Afro led spaces to…
Currently to listen deeply to and sooth my anger I meditate. Although most mindfulness communities spiral me into a fit of rage. Spaces dominated by cis and pale (European) folks even if we are in leadership positions. I did find about five meditation groups led by, centering us and even only us spaces that are in hiatus for one reason or another. Or there are groups localized to regions I am not in. So as always when the world gets me down and there seems to be no where for my desires to be met, I create my own spaces. Which I also detest as we deserve an abundance of long-term spaces to tend our wounds together.
So my rage leads me to create and facilitate Liberation Meditations, a Moonly mindfulness community for genderqueer People Of Culture only!! This space is designed to support us in deepening and lengthening our practice while being our full selves. This 6 Part Liberation Meditation Series airs in Autumn, August 1! We inform you in advance the tech quality is low on the videos and they are segmented. Each meditation is broken up into many videos. Learn more with this Body Scan Practice. Get notifications by joining our Youtube Channel.
People. Community. I desire them. They hurt me.
Resources. Love. Support. I desire them.
Unable to communicate with the People.
I long to thrive with my head held high. The People keep blocking me.
I go into Nature. Pondering my fears, surrendering to the peacefulness.
Abruptly. Noise fills my ears, ringing through my body. People.
Back home the mirror reveals me as People.
Torso. Limbs. Head. Heart.
All the similarities between me and People.
All that I hate in People is in me.
I sigh into a deep breath.
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