Phoenix Medicines—A Transformative Journey Through Consciousness, is a collection of poetry, short stories, meditations, affirmations, and prayers of a young and astute woman of color empowering her way to freedom through life's struggles as a young adult. Navigating through poverty, abuse, identity crisis, and disease leads her to leave her promising medical school seat behind in Florida and embark on a transformative and wild journey to find her peace of mind, body, and spirit as a farmer and business entrepreneur within the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. Raileigh's writing is sweetly soulful, authentically sincere, courageously honest, and intuitively artistic in expression. Phoenix Medicines will be that dear friend on your bookshelf when you need an encouraging and loving word to face the world and choose your most authentic Path. This book will elevate and change your life.