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I am simultaneously scared and thrilled with the direction my work is taking.

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I am simultaneously scared and thrilled with the direction my work is taking. I am scared because truly coming home to oneself is challenging work and dominant culture – which I name as a system of white supremacy – has taught me not to rock the boat or I won’t be ‘successful.’ Dominant culture has […]

You have a life purpose.

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“You have a life purpose to assist in the creation of divine harmony in the world. Believe that the beautiful world you long for is not only possible, but part of your spiritual responsibility to create.” This morning I pulled three cards for myself, as I feel like I am turning a page in my […]

I don’t want to multitask.

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As you may or may not know, I have been in my hometown doing some healing and ancestral work over the last few weeks. I have been relatively quiet on social media, and only completing work that I had previously committed to. I have felt the pressure mounting as my trip comes to a close, […]

I am not my trauma, and my trauma is not permanent.

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Today’s Musing *Trigger Warning: mention of sexual assault, no details* As I endeavour on some healing over the next few weeks, I acknowledge that I am not my trauma and that my trauma is not permanent. My trauma consists of unprocessed and trapped emotion. I continue to develop my toolbox for processing and holding myself […]

Who am I to talk about white supremacy

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This is a question that I have been sitting with since June when I saw the slick veils of white supremacy for the first time, sparked by the murder of George Floyd and the uprisings that followed. I am a young, slender, white, heterosexual-passing, able bodied, neuro-typical, Canadian, cis female. I hold a huge amount […]