[Poem] From Tinder to Flame

From Tinder To Flame Chapter 1 of Uriel’s Prophecies I meet Uriel in a park across the street From a local cafe in Little Italy, Their mask bright and glittering with fractal Holographic flames, covering half their face Short thick curls of their beard peeping Out in the gaps of the string looped Around ears […]

[PATREON] Update on Patronage Recipients

[PATREON] Update on Patronage Recipients

Hello lovely Patrons! 2020 has been a rough year for many people, which is why your generous monthly patronage has been so appreciated during these times. Here’s an update as to what your donations were used for by my elders and teachers. Nanay Myrna Pula of the T’Boli people (in Southern Philippines) has been able […]

[PATREON EXCERPT] When The Earth Blinks: January 2021

“When the Earth Blinks” is a series of horoscope-inspired musings on how different Rising and Sun signs can be affected by current transits. The phrase is based on my celestial spiritworker Bikol diasporic understanding of Hellenistic Astrology, specifically that Daga’s (the Earth spirit’s) siblings Aldao (Sun spirit), Bulan (Moon spirit), and Bitoon (Star spirit) give […]

Coming Home To Centre [PATREON ARTICLE]

CW/TW: discussion on abuse, cults, oppression . . . Introduction As I share and discuss Homecoming Teachings and cultural attachment (through the cultural somatics Ritual As Justice School), a common theme keeps coming up: many of us do not have the luxury of starting from a place of strong cultural attachment, i.e. what the Homecoming […]

Happy New Year! Update

There’s so much and so little I can say about the last year, but for now I just want to send you all my love and hope for the new year that’s begun, as well as update you on what’s next for the Kinaban Patreon. First, the December article is late, but should be out […]

Transforming Tikbalang: Soul Wounds, Demons & Coming Home [PATREON EXCERPT]

CW/TW: discussion of violence, trauma, suicidality, self-harm, mental illness, and oppression . . . INTRODUCTION I’m writing this article because I’d like to offer some insight and suggestions for recovery and re-rooting from a spiritwork and healing justice lens. I’ll also be alluding to concepts found in Generative Somatics (Staci K. Haines) and Cultural Somatics […]