Thursday, June 5th, I awoke from a dream with the sudden desire to go to the temple on the lake. I held this sense and awareness throughout the day, curious to see if it would pass by the time night arrived. That evening, I was on the internet searching google maps for the directions to this water temple I was summoned to. It was necessary for me to go the following morning, Friday, June 6th.
I wore lace today, from head to toe: Gold and Black lace Mantilla adorned with pearls for my headdress, a beige laced dress and black lace tube bra from American Apparel, and a beige lace skirt, with a thigh-high split on the right with a nude mini underskirt/slip from Foreign Exchange, body dusted in gold mica as per my ritual practice within my lineage/tradition, and a pair of flip flops just…
I decided to be present for and participate in a Spring Equinox celebration, this past Saturday….facilitated by a Shamanic Practitioner [his label, not mine].
I arrived with two colleagues/peers from school; we were a bit late, yet just in time – the drumming did not begin. The participants and host were standing in a circle on the labyrinth.
The three of us found a space to stand within the…
“I can tell the difference between a need and a want”, he says.
“I doubt it”, I say.
He challenges me to prove himself right.
I accept, knowing I will prove him wrong.
“Kiss me twice – one as a need and one as a want”.
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