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Soul Wounds & Personal Demons [Patreon Post Excerpt]

CW/TW: discussions around trauma, soul wounds, intrusive thoughts, personal demons, mental illness, healing journeys I remember when a lilt in someone’s tone, a certain phrase, a touch on the “wrong” part of my skin would feel like the sky crashing down. Sometimes I would be hurtled backwards through time, images and sounds booming through my […]

Poem: Lessons in Unprofitability

This is what I learned you start off full of excitement and hope finally! something that you believe in! finally! something that can help people! finally! something… just but underneath it all is weeping relief that says “finally, I’m gonna be saved” This is what I learned next, you think it’s about your resume not […]

Creation & Prophecy: The Seed and Fruit of My Healing Justice Work [Patreon Post Excerpt]

Much of the work I do is rooted in my understanding of Creation, which grows and flowers into Prophecy. I do believe all Creation stories have the seed of Prophecy, and all Prophecies beget new Creation stories. Cryptic, I know. Let me try to explain further, for my politics and my spirituality are the same […]

Update: Our First Retreat!

Hey folks! So sorry for the lack of recent updates, I just helped co-organize our first retreat almost two weeks ago! Reflections about the retreat are upcoming as I go through the logistical and administrative process of wrapping up finances for our first event, but I want every patron to know that your support is […]

Troubleshoot Tuesday: The Place of Rage Pt 3

Image Description: The background is hot pink. There is a gradient pink and yellow circle with a giant yellow “angry” emoji/emoticon in it. The title text is yellow and reads “The Place of Rage Part 3”. The links in black are “lukayo.com” and “patreon.com/lukayo“. The other title pages are yellow circles or gradient yellow-pink circles […]