Barbara Mays was born and raised in Lubbock, Texas. A child of the 50’s and 60’s, a flame ignited in her that would later guide her onto her path to be a visible stand celebrating diversity and to use her voice to help bring awareness to current issues of tolerance and respectful coexistence. Barbara lives in Phoenix, Arizona and is mother to 3 sons and 3 daughters and grandmother to 13 grandchildren. She is a reflexololgist and toe reader, shaman practitioner, public speaker and author of Seasons of Loss: Through and Beyond.

A Thousand Miles

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A thousand miles away Our hearts beat as one As we ride the drum horse To join the harvest dance. As hooves thunder Over mountains, valleys and plains, Other drums answer and The wildish women howl. Sing the song of Harvest! Bathe in the Crystalline Sea! The old is in decay, the new Earth-child we soon shall see. A thousand, thousand miles [...]