The Dream Journal
The Afro-Feminine Coming Alive with Akinke Lucas

Today we speak with Akinke (“Ah-kin-kay”) Lucas about dreaming ourselves whole. We start by talking about Akinke’s travels in Africa and Indonesia, then we talk about how to tell the difference between tricksters and demons. Akinke describes masculine vs feminine, conscious vs unconscious, mind vs soul, and speaks about how the birth of humanity was through Africa and also about the importance of knowing who we are.

We take a call from Sahlah of Divine by Design from Virginia who asks about bringing healing to communities. As she has recently given birth to her second son, she is concerned with the society her children are being born into. Akinke responds with a story about how she deals with her struggles to honor her own problematic lineage.

BIO: Akinke Lucas is a Spiritual Consultant who utilizes her background in Drama Therapy, Somatic healing, social work, and indigenous traditions to guide her in facilitating purposeful healing modalities. She is a Ph.D. (ABD) candidate in Integrative Therapy and Healing Practices at Pacifica Graduate Institute. Akinke recently completed a year of ancestral apprenticeship in Africa and Asia, where she furthered her indigenous learning and artistic work.

Find our guest at:, IG @flowingwatersllc, email at

Show aired on October 28, 2023.

Intro music is Water over Stones and outro music is Everything both by Mood Science. Ambient music is created new every week by Rick Kleffel. The audio can be found at Many thanks to Rick Kleffel for also engineering the show and to Tony Russomano for answering the phones.


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