• D's Art

    Raven

    Raven who was known by Northwest Pacific Coast Indians as “Real Chief,” the “Great Inventor,” the “One Whose Voice Is to Be Obeyed”, ravens are ministers of veiled mysteries.

  • El Dragon
    D's Art,  Life Lessons

    El Dragon

    Integrating after this weekend’s prayer circle, I was inspired to make a piece of art that represents what I have lived through symbolically, what has been ignited in me enthusiastically. These symbols, the art that manifests through me, represent a…

  • D's Art

    Shri Yantra

    I started this after my last aya journey and I was deeply called to create it. I had no idea what a Shri Yantra was two months ago and never even heard the term. It’s fundamentally sacred geometry, something that…

  • D's Art

    Quetzalcoatl II

    Quetzalcoatl, in its literal sense, means ‘serpent of precious feathers’, but in the allegorical sense, ‘wisest of men’. God of life, light, and wisdom, lord of the day and the winds. Quetzalcoatl was revered as the patron of priests, the…

  • Life Lessons

    Lessons From Grandmother Aya

    I recently sat in a ceremony with Grandmother and she gave me a few solid lessons. At the core of these lessons was the message that our daily practice is the essential foundation from which all branches of our spiritual…

  • Hummingbird
    Life Lessons

    I Am That

    I rise from the cocoon of consciousness.I emerge into new form.I touch God. I am that.I am that.I am that. I am part of everything.I am love.I am divinity.I am the universe.I am the hummingbird. I am that.I am that.I…

  • Kwan Yin Has Been Following Me
    Life Lessons

    Kwan Yin Has Been Following Me

    The statue of Kwan Yin has been stalking me since it arrived on the property at the nonprofit where I dedicate my love and energy. I had never heard of Kwan Yin before the stature arrived. I eventually asked the…

  • Beyond Order Book Review
    Life Lessons

    Beyond Order Book Review

    I am both a fan and a critic of Jorden Peterson. Much of his writing intrigues me and some of it confuses me. Nonetheless, I do feel refreshed and stimulated when I absorb his views. I also note that he…

  • Daily Productivity
    Entrepreneur

    Daily Productivity

    Success doesn’t come overnight. Unless you win the lottery or your rich uncle Mike dies and leaves you a fortune. I had a rich uncle that I didn’t speak with for over 20 years and when he died he didn’t…

  • Derek Dodds
    Life Lessons

    Doing Time In A Cave

    I have been attracted to the Buddha for most of my adult life. I don’t know what it is or how it arrived, but he is there silently looming by my side. Maybe it’s some leftover karma from another life,…