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There's a woman that I follow that you've probably heard me mention many times. Her name is Carolyn Elliott. I met her at a conference in the Spring of 2016, and I became an immediate fan.
She was bold, unapologetic, quirky AF and fully owning her self expression and authenticity. She introduced herself as a witch.
I saw in her everything that was true and asleep in me.
I soon took several of Carolyn's courses, In early 2017, in one of those courses, she asked us to say "I am the most powerful witch in the world."
I was so triggered I stopped the course right there altogether. I was all...
"That's not true!"
"How could I say that?!"
"It's so presumptuous!"
"This is not for me."
My "brujaness" to me, is all about owning my wholeness, my purpose, and my connection to the divine - to Mother Earth, my ancestors, my guides and angels. Owning my path, my spiritual practices, honoring my own divinity. That owning has been a process.
And the last four...
Tuesday, February 16th will be my ninth anniversary living in Miami.
Nine years ago was was an incredibly difficult time for me. I had a one-year old, I was emotionally crushed and in the middle of a divorce, I left my beloved Brooklyn and my dear friends. I moved here to be closer to family. I was heartbroken, lost, and thought I would have to settle in a city that circumstances chose for me.
It was rough. Really rough.
You know how many times I told that story in my life?
Too. Many. F*ckin. Times.
That's how many.
Every time I would bring it up, I would feel the weight and sadness of it. The emotional charge was palpable. I would feel my righteousness. All the unresolved anger of that time. It kept me from making a real home here. It kept me feeling like a victim.
It took a lot of years to see it, heal it, and recognize that I had allowed that story to define me for far too long. It took...