Who Made You Sis: In Spiritual Dialogue
By THE DIAZ COLLECTIONS
Who Made You Sis is an audio archival documentation of spiritual dialogue with fellow Black creatives, griots, healers, and wellness practitioners. This 2021 series harnesses our existence in our truest forms. It is in commemoration of folklore, narrative, and language. when we surrender to our blueprint, our reimagined selves, we are closer to discovering our individual and collective god-selves in the clouds, on grass, on water, on everything. These conversations live in assurance to pass themselves forward into our collective memory.
December | Lifeiswear: In Spiritual Dialogue with Chloe Dulce Louvouezo
For our final episode, we are in spiritual dialogue with podcast host, writer, and recently published author Chloe Dulce Louvouezo. Chloe is also the host of the podcast Lifeiswear. during this deeply moving conversation, we discuss the foundational themes explored by the featured 24 essays written by Black women in her book: identity, healing, and self-trust. Chloe talks about identity as a fluid and evergreen process. she teaches us that we are all "the sum of our parts". Chloe also gives us insight into where the concept from this book conspired, where her spirit and soul have taken her in this ongoing journey of healing, spiritual transcendence, and identity acceptance. This book is for Black women whose voices have been silenced. It's also for women who believe that healing is our birthright and that joy cannot be stolen. The podcast is brought to you by The Diaz Collections. To order your copy of Life, I Swear, visit her website here To listen to her incredible podcast, click here
December 12, 2021
November | Slowly Seeking Ease: In Spiritual Dialogue with Yasmine Jameelah
In this episode, we are in conversation with Yasmine Jameelah founder of Transparent Black Girl. Yasmine teaches us about the importance of incorporating faith into our journies of wellness. In this discussion, we open up about how surrendering to God, spirit, and our high selves in order to initiate and assist us in the recognition and appreciation of our own power. Through this delicate and dedicated ritual of inviting God into our sphere, we hold space for intention and glory to arise from unknown spaces and modes of understanding. This podcast is brought to you by The Diaz Collections.
November 19, 2021
October | Alignment Ethics: In Spiritual Dialogue with Elyse Fox
In this episode, we are in spiritual dialogue with Elyse Fox founder of Sad Girls Club about how to implement small moments of joy into our lives in order to feel fuller, more whole, and able to give space to our creative pathways. Elyse teaches us how to design our own sustainable ecosystem for ourselves in moments of chaos and overwhelm, along with providing an open outlet for channels that bring us happiness and joy. According to Elyse, the journey is where it is at and we are always in process. this podcast is brought to you by The Diaz Collections.
October 18, 2021
July | Unraveling Fluidity: In Spiritual Dialogue with Tahirah A'sha
In this episode, we are in spiritual dialogue with producer and developer Tahirah A'sha, founder of Your Favorite Cup and Off The Clock. In this beautiful conversation, we delve into the fluidity and complexity of our humanity. We share our own personal experiences with self-care practices, committed long-term relationships, traveling abroad, and the ways in which each of them has opened us up to newfound channels of self-exploration and temporal sovereignty. Tahirah walks us through her journey of redefining her self-definition as a 'woman of the world' and surrendering attachment to anything that does not embrace the full scope of her humanness. This podcast is brought to you by The Diaz Collections.
July 06, 2021
May | To Be This Free: In Spiritual Dialogue with Rahilou Diallo
In this episode, we are in conversation with Rahilou Diallo founder of The Toilet Podcast. We discuss how we choose to surrender, how we choose to claim ourselves through different experiences. We dive deeply into the act of grieving and how that has shifted our humanity and allowed us to step further into our own healing spaces. Those we have cultivated and those that have been granted to us from spirit are honored in this episode. Rahilou tells us with transparency about her experience with grief and her experience with harnessing her own personal freedom. The podcast is brought to you by The Diaz Collections.
May 23, 2021
Bonus | Songs for Sula: In Spiritual Dialogue with Eniafe Isis Adewale
HAPPY POETRY MONTH! In this month's bonus episode, we are in conversation with the word warrior, Eniafe Isis Adewale, founder of All Her Words. In this episode, we discuss our origins and love affair with writing. We speak about Toni Morrison, and The Pieces I Am and the ways in which her writing, her words, her remarkable existence shed light on our own journeys on the page. We delve into an exploration of what lead us to begin our writing practices, how they have evolved over time, and grown through our own understandings of self. Eniafe reminds us how we must be intentional about saving some magik for ourselves. Check our most recent collaboration with All Her Words. A Room Of Our Own: a collection of works from 30 women and men of color, writers, and poets. The writings included investigating the silk and sweat of our immortal memories of home. This is where our spirits meet; a cavern for us to seek shelter which allows us to better understand the levels, depths, and meaning of home. Not just the homes we are born into but the homes we birth/find/sometimes destroy. A Room Of Our Own is currently on view here. This podcast is brought to you by The Diaz Collections.
April 18, 2021
April | Radical Fluidity: In Spiritual Dialogue with Shydeia Caldwell
In this episode, we are in conversation with Shydeia Caldwell, co-founder of Black Girl Magik. We dive into an open dialogue about cultivating ceremonial spaces rooted in sisterhood and intention. We confirm that we open to more offerings from spirit when we give ourselves autonomy; permission through grace. She tells us about her journey curating her own space for exploration and evolution to take form, to remember, and to discover her own humanity. Shydeia teaches us that fluid is radical, that there is always more than what we can see. This episode is in partnership with Capris Apothecary. Support our good sis and head over to her website and treat yourself to tinctures and tea blends using our 20% off discount code: WhoMadeYouSis This podcast is brought to you by The Diaz Collections.
April 04, 2021
Bonus | A Love Letter to Her: In Spiritual Dialogue with Mariama Jalloh & Caesar
In this bonus episode, we are in conversation with Mariama Jalloh, founder of Jalloh Studios, and Caesar, founder of Capri's Apothocary. Each of us belongs to the same collective village, we have many conversations throughout our daily lives, however, in this space, we got to delve into a recorded conversation honoring Women's History Month. In this exchange, we sit with the words that we would repeat to our younger selves, the "her" who we used to be. We move through spirit and are lead to uncovering bear bone honesty with our emotions. We dive into the past, honor, and meet ourselves in the present while manifesting our futures together. This episode is in partnership with EarthyByAri. Support our good sis and head over to her website and treat yourself to some handcrafted jewelry using our 20% off discount code: Diaz This podcast is brought to you by The Diaz Collections.
March 28, 2021
March | Reproductive Power: In Spiritual Dialogue with Ethel Tawe
In this episode, we are in conversation with Ethel Tawe. We dive into a discussion about marrying every dimension of our humanity in harmony, the origins of our artistic practices, embracing duality, and honoring the sacred nature of stillness. Ethel teaches us that travel is a medicine that can offer us endless variations and possibilities for self-discovery. She gives us great insight into stagnation, and how it is not insufficient, we can still reproduce power and momentum when we surrender to stillness. Stillness can allow us to activate ourselves as the architects of our own temporal sovereignty. This episode is in partnership with Capris Apothecary. Support our good sis and head over to her website and treat yourself to tinctures and tea blends using our 20% off discount code: WhoMadeYouSis This podcast is brought to you by The Diaz Collections.
March 07, 2021
Bonus | Thic Love: In Spiritual Dialogue with Priscilla Agyeman & Sabrina Abdalla
Felíz Día Del Amor! I hope this episode offers you some love, visibility, voice, and support. Make sure to pour into yourself and those in your village today and every day. In this episode, we are in dialogue with Priscilla Agyeman, founder of Saddie Baddies, and Sabrina Abdalla, founder of The Cirri. In this conversation, we touch on what it is to incorporate a love ethic into our daily practice, how sisterhood between Black women is an inherent love language, taking on the role of mothering in our past relationships, and enacting the assurance of love remaining at the root of all things. Both women remind us of the crucial nature to be a witness, to pour delicately into our village of Black women with abundance and intention. Their wisdom tells us that sisterhood is the reflection of one another's souls, it is not only a sacred sanctuary but it is also a spiritual divinity that must be honored, uplifted, and celebrated through every operating vessel. "Love is or it ain't. Thin love ain't love at all" - Toni Morrison "Love forces, at last, this humility: you cannot love if you cannot be loved, you cannot see if you cannot be seen" - James Baldwin "Don't never go looking for love girl. Just wait. It'll come. Like rain fallin' from the heavens, it'll come. Just never give up on love" - Sonia Sanchez This episode is in partnership with EarthyByAri. Support our good sis and head over to her website and treat yourself to some handcrafted jewelry using our 20% off discount code: Diaz This podcast is brought to you by The Diaz Collections.
February 14, 2021
February | Dancing Hands: In Spiritual Dialogue with Shefon Taylor
In this episode, we are in spiritual dialogue with Shefon Taylor. In this conversation, we touch on stories of redemption, the nature of unpredictability, and our own mood boards of desire. Dancing hands symbolizes Shefon's description of what it feels like to be in creative process, to hold immense space for all that may arise for us in this place. She relates this process to be like a delicate dance. A dance with one's self and one's creative communities. Shefon teaches us about the crucial nature to dream, to allow ourselves to re-imagine through our own spiritual channels in order to create and embrace not only our own magik but to lead our own dance. This episode is in partnership with Capris Apothecary. Support our good sis and head over to her website and treat yourself to tinctures and tea blends using our 20% off discount code: WhoMadeYouSis This podcast is brought to you by The Diaz Collections.
February 07, 2021
January | In the Name of Rebirth: In Spiritual Dialogue with Renee Harrison
Our first podcast guest is Renee Harrison actor, content creator, and founder of Black Girls Do Theatre. This was our first time ever sharing space together, however, it felt like home was awaiting us here. In this conversation, we touch on our gratitude for silence, nature as the divine feminine energy that breaths life into us all, championing Black women through joy and love, as well as the courage it takes to embrace both our softness and strength through any and all moment of defeat or glory. In the name of rebirth symbolizes Renee's desire to be in motion and to evolve as opposed to tossing out what is unliked. Renee offers us that motion and evolution can further a holistic and fuller concept of self. This podcast is brought to you by The Diaz Collections.
January 06, 2021
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January 05, 2021