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I felt trapped. But as I approached the first heavy thick door, I simply allowed my mind to believe that I could penetrate it. I had in that brief moment of approach to the barrier a meta-awareness” that my belief controlled my options – and as I allowed that thought to become a realization, my body went in-between the metal elements of the door, breaking itself up, but without losing my “self” as I emerged out the other side.
The water is warm and clear, the day is sunny, and I am riding along blissfully, hugging the dolphins’ massive body. I feel the animals’ strength and agility through the water – and aware of it always being conscious of my safety and well-being. (As I write these words, I start to cry).
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I feel a great sense of accomplishment today, as I’ve FINALLY finished my HAND CARVED MASK – the reason for my voyage from BROOKLYN NEW YORK, across the United States, and waaaay up NORTH to SITKA ALASAK, this beautiful little town of 8,600 people, nestled between the mountains. If you’ve been following my blog, you may remember that my vision for this MASK was inspired by a DREAM, (see posts dated August 28 & September 7), and that I’ve been studying, with the help of a Development Grant from Fractured Atlas, with MASTER TLINGIT WOOD CARVER TOMMY JOSEPH. Continue reading
That night, wanting to devote my work to my deepest inspiration, I decided to let my dream consciousness help me decide what to carve.
I set an intention before I go to sleep: I will dream my mask.
I wake up in the middle of the dark Alaskan night from a strong dream:
A strong handsome black man is standing outside of a building gazing up into a large picture window where two other BEAUTIFUL, NAKED, BLACK MEN ARE MAKING LOVE. Continue reading