Denmo Ibrahim is creating Love Notes From The Universe
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patrons

Love Notes from the Universe is a snail mail art project by Denmo Ibrahim on  l i s t e n i n g  to the natural world. An experiment in discovering the language of the cosmos, Love Notes From the Universe explores the poetry of plants, the wisdom in the body-mind, original heiroglyphics, herbal concoctions and art as intimacy with the divine.

Hello, my name is Denmo and welcome to my Patreon page. Love Notes From the Universe was born out of a desire to understand better what it means to be human. For me, that meant turning toward the source of much of my inspiration -- plants, nature, cooking, and self care -- as a way to hear the messages of the Universe. And to do so with a creative and intuitive embodied practice.

In the last twelve years of my life I have:

  • Built a private practice into an award winning day spa for healing in San Francisco
  • Formulated and handcrafted an organic skincare line inspired by Ayurveda
  • Worked one-on-one as a Holistic Coach and Bodyworker
  • Led many sold-out workshops on health, embodiment, and the business of healing.
  • Been a guest speaker on wellness for national conventions in the industry
  • Written feature articles for leading trade magazines on skincare, health, ritual, and healing.
It has been an honor to work so intimately with people on their path of health and wellbeing. Love Notes From The Universe is inspired directly from the kind of work and relationships I've been fortunate to have.

WHAT IS LOVE NOTES FROM THE UNIVERSE?

In a nutshell, it’s the art that arises out of relationship with the world. Energy, symbols, dreams, animals, moon cycles, the body and plants -- these are just some of the gateways that embody wisdom to be discovered and uncovered.

Love Notes From the Universe is a collection of letters, drawings, recipes, medicine cards, a monthly digest and custom-built tiny altars. It’s an inspired collection of ordinary magic.

I hope this creative process sparks yours and that together we can explore more of what it means to be alive.

WHY THIS NOW?

It's a good question. I guess the first reason is that if everything you do in life is based on what you want, then the best you get is what you asked for. As an entrepreneur, writer, Capricorn, and coach, I've led a very action-based career. It's been rewarding but it's always FOR something. In my heart of hearts, I am a creator (due to the glorious indoctrination of training in the performing arts as a young person -- thanks Mom!). Yet this project feels less like making something happen and more like listening to what's already happening. Love Notes From The Universe is a call to be in deeper relationship to the unknown and then to share it.

Love Notes From the Universe is also about prioritizing direct relationships that are personal, intimate, and in the works.

  • I believe dialogue with the natural world is an essential part of being human.
  • I believe an intrinsic part of being human is being lost. If we figure it all out then we relinquish one of our most powerful gifts as humans -- curiosity of the unknown.
  • I believe that healing is a combination of practice, faith, and magic.

IS THERE A GOAL?

Well, yes and no. The goal is to create each month out of the question. To look and see. There is no goal outside of the process. In the good words of Mahatma Ghandi and Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the path is the goal.

And yet I do hope to that this work will eventually lead to a book or a movement or the resurrection of letter writing all across the world. But I’m also open to seeing where this adventure takes us like say conducting feasts in the forest. Or foraging for seaweed on the coast at sunrise while wearing sequin headwraps. I have no idea. And I couldn’t be more thrilled.

I'M IN! HOW DO I SIGN UP?

Yay! I’m so glad you want to join me on this ride! The cool thing about Patreon is that you can become a patron of the arts at any level, even $1 per month supports Love Notes From The Universe and all its creative divinations. Join  at any time, at any level and feel free to change your status as you see fit.

 WHAT DO I GET?

In addition to my deep gratitude and also the feel good vibes that instantly arise from being a bonafide patron of the arts, each level invites you deeper into the experience. Feeling super cerebral? Lost your sense of play? Not sure which life direction to take? Let this snail mail art project invite you into a different perspective. In the words of Alan Watts said only something can come from nothing. This is a great big call for nothing. Choose your adventure and let’s be human together before the world ends.
Rewards
Cosmic Tip Jar: OFFICAL PATRON STATUS
$1 or more per month
Thank you, thank you, thank you! Your support at this level shows that you believe in me and this project and want to encourage it to take root. You have Official Patreon Status which means you get total access to patron-only feed where I'll post sneak peak of the creative process.
Real Mail: A LOVE LETTER EVERY MONTH
$3 or more per month
You are awesome. Thank you for supporting this project. At this level, I'll send you REAL MAIL -- a love letter, a drawing, a monthly forecast -- who knows. Even the Universe can't predict what you'll get but whatever it is, it'll be just for you. Also includes all previous rewards.
Mystery & Magic: MEDICINE CARDS
$5 or more per month
For the cost of an almond milk latte, I'll send you an original medicine card of the month to provoke, inspire, and connect with the Universe. Medicine cards are two sided cards with full color illustrations on one side and pockets of ordinary wisdom on the other. Also includes:

  • Dear Universe Monthly Digest PDF to download
  • All previous rewards.
Monthly Package: SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE
$10 or more per month
You are a generous, kind, and art loving person. Thank you! At this level I’ll mail you a hard copy of DEAR UNIVERSE, a monthly digest exploring the latest inquires into the unknown, to hold in your sweet little hands and peruse at your leisure. Also includes:
  • Medicine Card 
  • Sticker or magnet
  • All previous rewards.
2 For 1: GIVE + RECEIVE LOVE LETTERS
$15 or more per month
Is there someone you know that would love real mail? At this level, you'll not only receive a Dear Universe monthly digest, medicine cards, and stickers, I'll also send the same package of love to someone of your choosing. It could be anyone -- your mom, your friend, your neighbor, or an anonymous recipient.
Monthly Practice: R I T U A L K I T
$20 or more per month
In addition to everything already mentioned, also receive a Ritual of the Month // an invitation to channel your energy through a meditative practice, an herbal smudging, and intention. Clear, awaken, or magnetize some aspect of your life through a simple practice. Your Ritual Kit also includes:

  • View of the practice
  • An herb of the month for smudging
  • Charcoal for burning or matchbox
  • All previous rewards
Energetic Portals: CUSTOM-MADE TINY ALTAR
$25 or more per month
I cannot put in words what it means to have your support. Thank you for being part of this art project and conversation with the Universe. At this level, I'll create a one of a kind tiny altar just for you. Just send me a word, phrase, or particular juju you want this altar to evoke to begin the process. Altars are gateways into the invisible world. They can be a way to invite guidance, gain clarity and develop insight. Your tiny one of a kind altar may be made of plants, poetry, and found objects.
Goals
9 of 25 patrons
Once we've reached 25 patrons of Love Notes From the universe this will mean that quite a few amazing human beings believe in the power of snail mail, the prophecy of plants, and love letters. You are a living reminder that the world is innately good. As a thank you for your support, I'll host a group zoom call exploring the message of symbol and the practice of ritual plus any other topics you would like to explore together.
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Love Notes from the Universe is a snail mail art project by Denmo Ibrahim on  l i s t e n i n g  to the natural world. An experiment in discovering the language of the cosmos, Love Notes From the Universe explores the poetry of plants, the wisdom in the body-mind, original heiroglyphics, herbal concoctions and art as intimacy with the divine.

Hello, my name is Denmo and welcome to my Patreon page. Love Notes From the Universe was born out of a desire to understand better what it means to be human. For me, that meant turning toward the source of much of my inspiration -- plants, nature, cooking, and self care -- as a way to hear the messages of the Universe. And to do so with a creative and intuitive embodied practice.

In the last twelve years of my life I have:

  • Built a private practice into an award winning day spa for healing in San Francisco
  • Formulated and handcrafted an organic skincare line inspired by Ayurveda
  • Worked one-on-one as a Holistic Coach and Bodyworker
  • Led many sold-out workshops on health, embodiment, and the business of healing.
  • Been a guest speaker on wellness for national conventions in the industry
  • Written feature articles for leading trade magazines on skincare, health, ritual, and healing.
It has been an honor to work so intimately with people on their path of health and wellbeing. Love Notes From The Universe is inspired directly from the kind of work and relationships I've been fortunate to have.

WHAT IS LOVE NOTES FROM THE UNIVERSE?

In a nutshell, it’s the art that arises out of relationship with the world. Energy, symbols, dreams, animals, moon cycles, the body and plants -- these are just some of the gateways that embody wisdom to be discovered and uncovered.

Love Notes From the Universe is a collection of letters, drawings, recipes, medicine cards, a monthly digest and custom-built tiny altars. It’s an inspired collection of ordinary magic.

I hope this creative process sparks yours and that together we can explore more of what it means to be alive.

WHY THIS NOW?

It's a good question. I guess the first reason is that if everything you do in life is based on what you want, then the best you get is what you asked for. As an entrepreneur, writer, Capricorn, and coach, I've led a very action-based career. It's been rewarding but it's always FOR something. In my heart of hearts, I am a creator (due to the glorious indoctrination of training in the performing arts as a young person -- thanks Mom!). Yet this project feels less like making something happen and more like listening to what's already happening. Love Notes From The Universe is a call to be in deeper relationship to the unknown and then to share it.

Love Notes From the Universe is also about prioritizing direct relationships that are personal, intimate, and in the works.

  • I believe dialogue with the natural world is an essential part of being human.
  • I believe an intrinsic part of being human is being lost. If we figure it all out then we relinquish one of our most powerful gifts as humans -- curiosity of the unknown.
  • I believe that healing is a combination of practice, faith, and magic.

IS THERE A GOAL?

Well, yes and no. The goal is to create each month out of the question. To look and see. There is no goal outside of the process. In the good words of Mahatma Ghandi and Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the path is the goal.

And yet I do hope to that this work will eventually lead to a book or a movement or the resurrection of letter writing all across the world. But I’m also open to seeing where this adventure takes us like say conducting feasts in the forest. Or foraging for seaweed on the coast at sunrise while wearing sequin headwraps. I have no idea. And I couldn’t be more thrilled.

I'M IN! HOW DO I SIGN UP?

Yay! I’m so glad you want to join me on this ride! The cool thing about Patreon is that you can become a patron of the arts at any level, even $1 per month supports Love Notes From The Universe and all its creative divinations. Join  at any time, at any level and feel free to change your status as you see fit.

 WHAT DO I GET?

In addition to my deep gratitude and also the feel good vibes that instantly arise from being a bonafide patron of the arts, each level invites you deeper into the experience. Feeling super cerebral? Lost your sense of play? Not sure which life direction to take? Let this snail mail art project invite you into a different perspective. In the words of Alan Watts said only something can come from nothing. This is a great big call for nothing. Choose your adventure and let’s be human together before the world ends.

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Rewards
Cosmic Tip Jar: OFFICAL PATRON STATUS
$1 or more per month
Thank you, thank you, thank you! Your support at this level shows that you believe in me and this project and want to encourage it to take root. You have Official Patreon Status which means you get total access to patron-only feed where I'll post sneak peak of the creative process.
Real Mail: A LOVE LETTER EVERY MONTH
$3 or more per month
You are awesome. Thank you for supporting this project. At this level, I'll send you REAL MAIL -- a love letter, a drawing, a monthly forecast -- who knows. Even the Universe can't predict what you'll get but whatever it is, it'll be just for you. Also includes all previous rewards.
Mystery & Magic: MEDICINE CARDS
$5 or more per month
For the cost of an almond milk latte, I'll send you an original medicine card of the month to provoke, inspire, and connect with the Universe. Medicine cards are two sided cards with full color illustrations on one side and pockets of ordinary wisdom on the other. Also includes:

  • Dear Universe Monthly Digest PDF to download
  • All previous rewards.
Monthly Package: SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE
$10 or more per month
You are a generous, kind, and art loving person. Thank you! At this level I’ll mail you a hard copy of DEAR UNIVERSE, a monthly digest exploring the latest inquires into the unknown, to hold in your sweet little hands and peruse at your leisure. Also includes:
  • Medicine Card 
  • Sticker or magnet
  • All previous rewards.
2 For 1: GIVE + RECEIVE LOVE LETTERS
$15 or more per month
Is there someone you know that would love real mail? At this level, you'll not only receive a Dear Universe monthly digest, medicine cards, and stickers, I'll also send the same package of love to someone of your choosing. It could be anyone -- your mom, your friend, your neighbor, or an anonymous recipient.
Monthly Practice: R I T U A L K I T
$20 or more per month
In addition to everything already mentioned, also receive a Ritual of the Month // an invitation to channel your energy through a meditative practice, an herbal smudging, and intention. Clear, awaken, or magnetize some aspect of your life through a simple practice. Your Ritual Kit also includes:

  • View of the practice
  • An herb of the month for smudging
  • Charcoal for burning or matchbox
  • All previous rewards
Energetic Portals: CUSTOM-MADE TINY ALTAR
$25 or more per month
I cannot put in words what it means to have your support. Thank you for being part of this art project and conversation with the Universe. At this level, I'll create a one of a kind tiny altar just for you. Just send me a word, phrase, or particular juju you want this altar to evoke to begin the process. Altars are gateways into the invisible world. They can be a way to invite guidance, gain clarity and develop insight. Your tiny one of a kind altar may be made of plants, poetry, and found objects.