we are in this mystical shrine in the very center of this
extraordinary city. An old man of at least a thousand years
of age approaches me. Camel whispers to me, "Get ready
... it's the Ancient of Ancients."
brace myself as he moves within an inch of my face, glaring
unblinking into my eyes. He turns me immobile. Hours later,
the silence is broken as he speaks to me in a voice of great
resonance, "You have been brought to Lanzarote and to
FEZ to connect with one particular Ancestor of yours who feels
it is time to create with you. He is from your Mother's side
and lived in FEZ when it was the spiritual center of the world.
Hence the symbol on the T-shirts -- the center and the four
old man continues, "He is one of the biker Jesus's. See
if you can find him." With that, I am whisked to a saloon
where the Jesus's are relaxing, swapping raucous jokes. Instantly,
I know my ancestor. He's the one with red hair and freckles.
He jumps over to hug me and gives me his T-shirt as a gift.
He also gives me a green stone from the Green Lake in Lanzarote
which has magical properties. "Wear these. My name is
LORENSO ABDULA, actor, artist, dancer and spiritual advisor."
"What can you advise me then?" I ask eagerly.
don't give advice." With that, he whisks me into his
arms, the music starts and we dance all night to the exotic
music, high-stepping, twirling, stomping feet, lost in the
rhythm and loving it.
Postscript I had this dream on my seventh day in MAGICAL LANZAROTE
... an island full of 30 volcanoes, Ancestors, camels , wildness,
intense beauty ... and close to Fez, Morocco