Butterfly Maiden by Mariposa Galactica, a beautiful depiction of soul transformation and growth

Butterfly Maiden Whispers ‘A Little is Enough’

By Trina Otero Featured image by Mariposa Galactica Artist Unknown Butterfly Maiden is the female fertilizing force. Carrying the pollen from one place to another, she cross-fertilizes, just as the soul fertilizes mind with nightdreams, just as archetypes fertilize the mundane world. She is the center. She brings the opposites together by taking a little … Continue reading Butterfly Maiden Whispers ‘A Little is Enough’

photo of a bee, Akosmopolite

Bom Dia from Mother Earth!

By Trina Otero I wanted to share some photos I took from my first aya trip. ❤ Enjoy! [P.S. If you'd like to share any of these, please credit me & my site, thank you!] This is a Brazilian empanada - I had mine with cheese only [vegetarian here]. Guaraná is a popular soda amongst … Continue reading Bom Dia from Mother Earth!

Connection to the Universe, Akosmopolite

My Landline to the Universe

By Trina Otero Carlito is my bridge to the other side. He's my personal connection to the rest of the Universe. I have been thinking a lot since his passing. I have also felt an array of emotions that have led to spontaneous crying and then laughing. But they are just emotions flowing forth... I … Continue reading My Landline to the Universe

The Poetic Expression of Transition

By Trina Otero Transition periods are twilight zones - neither here nor there. Just suspended in space, waiting. At a rest stop. A crossroads. Neither dead nor alive, it is the in-between state. Spirituality is full of wonder, magic, joy and peace, but it is also full of periodic deaths. When I dig deeper into … Continue reading The Poetic Expression of Transition

Nature Yoga, Prayers & Healing

By Trina Otero Today I woke up "sick" - kinda feels like hayfever or a cold. My friend and I went to the gym, but I felt my soul tugging at me, yearning to go outside. So I grabbed a yoga mat and weights, and I sat in the grass by the track. I took … Continue reading Nature Yoga, Prayers & Healing