Born on a Thursday #40 – Diving into the Dark with Diamanda Galas

My beloved friend’s grandmother died this morning. His family was waiting for her death.

Another friend shared that when winter comes he suffers from sadness. He said he copes by diving into it rather than trying to run away from it.

I’ve been listening to Diamanda for the last few hours while I work. She embraces darkness so fully, and sings of topics our society tends to turn its back on—”her works largely concentrate on the topics of AIDS, mental illness, despair, injustice, condemnation, and loss of dignity.” (wikipedia)

A storm is rolling in, rain and snow and freezing temperatures are expected for the next several days. I’m embracing this darkness.

Diamanda Galas photo by Chris Moore 1999
Diamanda Galas photo by Chris Moore 1999

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Holly hails from an illustrious lineage of fortune tellers, yogis, folk healers, troubadours and poets of the fine and mystical arts. Shape-shifting Tantric Siren of the Lunar Mysteries, she surfs the ebbs and flows of the multiverse on the Pure Sound of Creation. Her alchemy is Sacred Folly — revolutionary transformation through Love, deep play, Beauty, and music.

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