Calling in Some Warrior Strength

Calling in Some Warrior Strength

Tell me if this sounds familiar: times are dark. Ego-driven, corrupt, dark forces have conquered and taken over… Actually not the story of 2020 but the rising of the divine feminine, the Goddess Durga. Yesterday marked the start in India of Navaratri, nine...
Tending to Ourselves

Tending to Ourselves

This past week, I’ve been easily frustrated at times, frenzied at other times. Sad when I consider personal and collective losses. Through it all, behind schedule and overwhelmed. All of which is to say I’ve been human and I’m guessing experiencing something similar...
Getting Stuck in Our Rightness

Getting Stuck in Our Rightness

I’ve been seeing this in my feed the last couple weeks. Intellectually, I hate this. My mind argues right away when I see it. There is a difference between right and wrong. It matters to be right at times, like when people’s lives are involved. There are right...

Slowing Down to Wake Up

L I S T E N☝️ It’s so hard for so many of us slow down and take in what’s happening right now. I don’t mean in the news. I mean right in front of you and within you. I mean it in a real way. In the way of the world right now saying WAKE UP WAKE UP. For me, too. When I...
Recognize Yourself As Your Friend

Recognize Yourself As Your Friend

“Never forget that once upon a time, in an unguarded moment, you recognized yourself as your friend.” I came across this quote from Elizabeth Gilbert the other day. It felt like relief and at the same time, I drew a blank when I tried to call to mind an actual...
Stay awkward! No, really.

Stay awkward! No, really.

Some weeks are messy. If you’re trying something new, it’s messy and awkward at first and often feels impossible. There are weeks as a teacher and writer that I feel like a 2-year-old learning to speak so others can understand me. I’m feeling it in some ways this...