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a belated Mother's Day message from Tre

A Blessed Mom's Day to all of you out there!! I'm doing well here at
Wilkie. Spring has finally arrived and I've been blessed to have my
feet on earth mother and my skin kissed by the healing loving rays of
grandfather sun many times lately.
A Blessed Mom's Day to all of you out there!! I'm doing well here at
Wilkie. Spring has finally arrived and I've been blessed to have my
feet on earth mother and my skin kissed by the healing loving rays of
grandfather sun many times lately. I've been moved to a different unit
which is a great improvement for me! I now have more time out of the
cell, more access to the phone and more time outside to enjoy the natural
elements. Yesterday, from the window of the cell i occupy i saw deer
grazing on the grass only a few meters away from me! Today I saw two
huge bald eagles circling nearby. I was astonished by the size of theses
birds!! I've seen red tail hawk flying high in the blue sky. I can see
a beautiful patch of evergreen trees housing wildlife and standing strong
and resolute while they tower over this iron teepee where I live. The
window stays open now constantly because I am finally warm enough even
throughout the night without closing it. Fresh air and bird's voices
wake me in the morning. I am grateful to hear their songs and celebrations
of the upcoming sunrise.

I have been trying to get the beltane/mother's day message finished for
two weeks now, but the restrictions on the phone have limited my
availability to get the piece composed. I will be sending it out very
soon. In the meantime, I would like to share these words with you: On
this day honouring my mother and all mothers of the world I would like to
acknowledge my deepest respect and appreciation to all of the beautiful
women on this precious planet. I send my love and blessing to my birth
mother, my grandmothers, my great grandmothers and all my ancestors
throughout time. I send my love and blessing to all the mothers,
grandmothers, great grandmothers... of the world. I send my love and
blessing to all those who are not mothers to humyns, but are mothers to
the sacred plants and/or our precious animal friends. I send my love
and blessing to all the girls who have not yet reached puberty, but play
"mother" to their dolls, baby toys, playmates, animal friends, etc. I
send my love and and blessing to all the women who do not have children of
their own but share their gifts and love by caring for other family's
children. And last but certainly not least, I send my love and blessing
to our one and only sacred Earth mother; who is mother to us all (humyn
and non-humyn animal and plant).

I also would like to extend a blessing and token of veneration to all
the boys and men of the world. My thanks to my birth father and all the
fathers who have contributed their seed (sperm) to join with the ovum
and help bring about life. What a magical gift this life is...no man would
exist without the sacred woman, and no woman would exist without the
sacred man!
The circle of life demonstrating the yin and the yang, the feminine
and the masculine, and the light and the dark. As the Great Mystery of
this universe unfolds I'm grateful to be alive and witness to the beauty
sprouting abundantly from the prolific darkness.

Our mother's are and will always be our mom's. Likewise, our Earth
mother is and will always be our one and only precious home. Therefore, I
wish you all a blessed birth mother's day and earth mother's day, today and
every day!

Namaste,
Tre

A special word of utmost gratitude to my birth mother Melody. I honour
you mom for the nine moons you carried me in your womb. I honour you
for your strength and perseverence through the labour and birth which
brought me into this world. I honour you for the nourishing milk from your
breast which helped me grow healthy and strong. I honour you for your
singing, guitar playing, gifts and kindness which have greatly enriched my life.
I honour you for the unconditional love, generosity, and clemency you've
bestowed upon me my whole life and continue to do so even through these
challenging times. I know this incarceration affects you, mom and dad,
deeply and I commend you for your strength and wish you peace, grace,
and serenity so that you may accept things as they are. I humbly extend my
deepest love to you both,

Namaste,
your son Tre (Michael James...because the two of you gave me this name
at my birth I honour your choice to call me by this name.)



An Announcment for you all:

On Tuesday May 16th, at 7.30pm, The Tell 'n Show, a monthly event in
Victoria,BC, will be a hosting a benefit show for Tre Arrow.
The evening will also feature, poetry, an open stage, an open jam, as
well as workshops and a collective art space. The event is located at 1415
Broad Street (Victoria Events Centre) and is an all ages event.

The Tell 'n Show will be honoring Tre Arrow in his struggle, and
others with similar struggles around the world. The proceeds from the evening
will go to the Tre Arrow Defense Committee.

For more information email us ( thetellnshow@gmail.com), or visit our
web site www.tellnshow.ca

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