I am in my favorite cafe in Amsterdam, while I write this update. They have the best chai latte and I've been coming here since they opened in the Negen Straatjes, or "nine streets", an area with local shops and independent brands at the heart of the rings and canals
Gustavo Nogueira de Menezes
Last day of the 13-day cycle of the Blue Hand, our third wave, on its transcendence. How was it for you? I focused on manoeuvre COVID, and now finally that I am feeling recovered. The daily kin is #039 Blue Cosmic Storm guiding us, once more, through the concept of self-generation.
Define what makes your trip meaningful, make the most of it, invent your time machine, and then create the future you want to achieve.
Today my friend Lua Couto is presenting a Creative Mornings session in Sao Paulo. The theme is "Selvagem" (Wild). Just like the studies cycle guided by Ailton Krenak, indigenous leader, that inspires us by doing and by being so much. Lua is the founder of Futuro Possivel, initiative focused on
"Be bold to be you". The Yellow Planetary Warrior invites us to perfect our skills of fearlessness. In the Yorubá culture, Ogun is the orixa force of the ancestral love manifested in defense of his community. It's love at war for its people.
Time is a flowing river. The whole streamflow of the river is happening right now. This is also the cosmic dance in time, traveler. Again, the whole streamflow of the river is happening right now. But this doesn't mean that your decisions right now can't change the flow of the entire river.
In order to do that we need to be able to imagine preferable futures, to create images of the future other than the actual ones. But this is only possible when we understand the importance of dreaming. So decolonizing is the way. And we are using temporal literacy as our tool.
In Altamira 2042 the performer is a woman-snake involving us with a battlefield of two words in war: the one of the Progressians creating deserts, and the Aliendigenous, on the quest to "amazonize the world". It is one of the most powerful experiences. that I've been in touch this year.
Today, we cross a portal celebrating what we've been learning together with the 13 tons and 20 seals. How to deal with the urgencies of the next hour while looking to the horizons of the next era? What are your intentions for this earthly life and beyond, traveler?
The thing is that every time I accept a new challenge that is stepping out of my comfort zone, out of my idea of safety and control, I learn so much. So I am writing that also as a reminder to myself since life feels so out of control at the moment.