I have been on St Croix now for a full year. Most of what has happened in my time here has surely shifted what will happen for the duration of my life. In the throws of my letting go, something took over and has been guiding me, something here was a beacon, a flicker of a spirit that brought me into my Self. This island is an incredible presence, a nurturing spirit that, like a devoted mother, is relentless with love and forgiveness. All that a world could do to this place, to this old terrestrial body will never break her. The crucian people embody this, the tough love, and thickness in this community is remarkable. It is nearing that time, to break way…