we are a work in progress
humble, yet fierce devotees of root and body — dedicated to unheard voices
I am committed to bringing the place of Elder back into community for the health and well being of all inhabitants on this sacred Earth. As a member of the Social Justice Council, I bring my authentic self with humility and presence to hold space, to offer integrated experience, perspective and compassionate thought to all discussions, projects and offerings within the HoneyRoot community.
tayla ealom M.A.
I find myself on the Social Justice Council of HoneyRoot in this time, in this place, in this body. To ask myself why is to enter into curiosity and exploration about body and relationship. I come to this place with the humility afforded by a pocket full of questions and only a few answers. How do we learn to stay present and in relationship with 'other' when we are in the intense throws of activation borne from attempting to find one another across difference of body. The power of justice resides in our practicing. We pracitice remaining in relationship to one another, ourselves, and the greater web, especially as we learn to receive the painful stories of others. The more access we gain to the present moment, perhaps the more access we gain to self-transformation. I come to this work from my own path. My intention is to show up to whatever needs to unfold and offer my compassion and willingness to be wrong to the greater whole. May this work of HoneyRoot and the Social Justice Council be of service to the greater good of all.
** In Solidarity with the First Nations of Turtle Island, honoring the ancestors of these lands **
Ancestors, on whose lands I am on, I humbly ask you to guide me, so my actions and words that are shared will honor you.
I am Pilar, and I am the mastermind behind I Heal Myself to Heal the World, where I write and share my Healing Journey, I do work on Decolonization and Ancestral Healing.
I'm a Mestiza Woman from the lands we call Mexico, English is not my first language, and I have a strong Mexican accent.
A Slayer of domestications. I focus on finding our Authentic Self & Healing our Ancestral trauma. I speak up about White Supremacy and Racism. I am a Cannabis advocate, I have used Cannabis as medicine for 13 years, and I talk about my healing journey with this plant medicine. A Non-Bullshit Writer, Mentor, Intuitive Healer, Racial Justice Activist, Badass Woman.
I am not about enlightenment or to share about fake spirituality.
I don't do “spiritual work” Spirit knows what we need and who we are. My Spirit is connecting me with my Ancestors and Mother Earth; at this moment I'm here to Shake things up!!!
I'm going through my own Inner Freedom Revolution to make MY world better. I live a full life, and I'm proud of who I Am.
With appreciation, a deepening humility and commitment to dismantling the systems that confine, oppress and destroy us, I grow within the circle of this Council, as a way to know myself more fully. Where I judge and condemn others, may I find that evil within and root it out, that I may reclaim my own humanity, to then show up more fully as mother, friend, community member, human on this precious planet.
I am in service to the awakening awareness of self and our conditioned responses within this consensus 3D reality. I am committed to learning about my blind spots as a conditioned white body. I am committed to speaking up to the injustices I become aware of. I am committed to bringing voice to my experience as a queer person living within this social context.
Being wholly embodied requires the healing of our fragmentation.
I am dedicated to paying attention to what occurs within me and within my surroundings when it comes to biases, privileges, and felt senses of belonging. I am dedicated to speaking up when I perceive harm, ignorance or misuses of power. I am dedicated to listening and feeling my way through my pain and shame when others call attention to the places where I misstep.
I want to see a world where all women and all womb carriers know, sense, and feel their connection to the power of earth and, thus, to one another. I am dedicated to dismantling whatever in me and whatever around me is in the way of this connection. This loss of connection to our ROOTS (those of us that are non-indigenous to the land we were raised on) and our HEARTS has everything to do with the injuries that have occurred through colonization. We must tend to our bodies and heal the trauma. We must know our place and not assume we know others'. We must honor the complexity that lives with and the crucial role of relationship.
Without one another, we are nothing.
When I speak of embodiment, I am speaking to blood, bone, and heartbeat, tension, relaxation, and cellular density. When I speak of embodiment, I am referring to the potent reality and the sensitive power that lives within our earth body, matter, the mother herself. In order to fully embody, all beings, both human and nonhuman, must feel their connection to Life... all people must be included.
What this means in terms of day-to-day events, institutions, communities, trainings, and educational programs, is that we must center, listen, and learn from those whom and that which has been pushed out via egocentric points of view, Patriarchy, White-supremacist mentality, and now, most commonly the inheritance of defensiveness and ignorance. This is the way to regain our humanity -- to listen to the marginalized voices, to (re)connect ourselves with our roots, the earth, and, thus, our shared heartbeat.
The womb of the earth is calling.
I stand together with this council to support healing & transformation, working to repair human systems that have harmed through intricate patterns of injustice.
I am deeply committed and continue working towards right relationship within myself and within the complex differences between us.
It is my commitment to stay present on this journey, stepping out of the colonized mind, to stay humble and vigilant, to tend the places where I miss the mark.
I offer my devotion to my brown children and grieve the brokenness of our systems; inspired to create something new, I am with you, as we build together into the future.