Uncertainty. Depression. Hopelessness. Discord. Unrest. If you’ve experienced any of this in the last week, it would be understood. Mercury went into retrograde on October 13, along with Mars, Neptune and Jupiter.
When news spread through my family that one of our own had been a victim to police violence, my understanding of the coming summer solstice flipped on its back. But that’s the era we’re in, it’s a revolution, and you need to get ready for it.
This is my time of the year. December, being the month in which I was born, is also the Christmas holiday, a celebration of the birth of the holy child by the name of Jesus. Also during this time, winter solstice takes place. As a result, my life has always been surrounded by winter rituals.
For NZingha, it is important to remove and detach from emotions and things that weigh her down during the winter solstice. Her meditations and other traditions have been key as a mother who does not celebrate Christmas, but wants her daughter to carry on a healthy and wholistic customs.
Transformation, empowerment and good habits start with you and begin today. That is why we invite our community, our folk, our collective, in which we affectionately call, Ark Republicans, to participate in our 21 Days of Power.