Month: October 2018

Unconscious Bias

Unconscious Bias  “We can’t control the filters that others choose when they look at us.”  -Rachel Wolchin             Every day we make millions if not billions of decisions, inferences and conclusions almost immediately. We have evolved an awareness of sensory detail and processing ability grounded in the signals and feedback taken …

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Pen to Paper: a Path to Critical Self-Development

Pen to Paper: a Path to Critical Self-Development Writing is the highest form of human expression. Akin to reading, storytelling, teaching, and learning. Writing is deeply personal, yet holds the potential to move mountains. The written word brings laws into reality, transmits knowledge in our books and fills the depth of our love poems. With …

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Oaxaca

Oaxaca; There is a kingdom in the skyWhere clouds are kingWhere providence kissesThe earth to sleep at night,Stars draped in Silence,Where men live for the earth,Not in spite of it,Where waterfalls run upwardsand backwards,Where…

Dreams

2016 – San Francisco I dream,… – I come home,Front door open,Grandma’s house,Tias are all there,Mother tells me,“he is here, he is here”I reply“who?”But I know already,Sitting around the kitchen table is grandfather and all his children,Grandma and all.He is younger then,Younger than I ever knew him,But him all the same,I approach and sit with them.…I am …

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9 Generations

Some MesoAmerican and NativeAmerican peoples, Believe that we carry 9 generations of ancestors within us.  9 generations who live inside of us. Spiritual guides in life, and death. Influencing who we are, protecting us from misfortune,  An entourage of spirits. 9 generations of teachers, healers, builders, and waysayers. But what of this disconnect. What of the …

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