Thursday, September 22, 2016

September Days

Last year's blog, Equinox & Eclipses | blood moons & bloody times, focused on September dates of import that impact us all - cosmic, global, national, local and personal - stirring us to the core. 

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Pinay Power

Accidentally on purpose, wonder | wander | women are focused lately on remembering and honoring significant women in our lives.

#woawomen uphold the trend with this commemorative on Philippine precolonial warrior princesses.

“While women in precolonial Philippines were often designated to the venerable position of the babaylan, it was not an uncommon occurrence for them to pick up arms and become warriors.” – Perry Gil S. Mallari, The Filipina as Ritualist and Warrior

Filipinas of precolonial Philippines were not the protected simpering Maria Clara image that our colonizers chose to conjure and perpetuate. 

Friday, September 2, 2016

a grand design

Mahala celebrated her birthday yesterday. We refer to it as my labor [of love] day as well.

Graphic Illustration by Mahala Urra

It is the start of a four year "high" that culminates on marking another special decade. 

This is incredible!

As solar systems are aligning in the Universe, our planets are aligning with our sun, so too are her life years and numbers lining up - 1, 2, 3, 11.

The microcosm within, the macrocosm outside. The internal manifests externally.