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Survivors! You Are Not Alone. From Despair, Hope Rises

Survivors! You Are Not Alone. From Despair, Hope Rises

Silence is no longer the only option. I find myself in the last month, unpacking and releasing internalized shame that I didn’t realize existed and am certainly not going to hold onto. This is a painful process but I have found if I have my tools of yoga, breathing, finding neutrality first, then on the […]

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Living into Patience and Tenderness

Living into Patience and Tenderness

Getting back into my groove with writing again. Have spent some amazing and challenging time in the past few months in immersions with communities committed to doing the work internally to build capacity to withstand the enormous discomfort of our times. We know what we know. We don’t know what we don’t know.  Being curious […]

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3 Fold practice to be Sustainable in Chaos.

3 Fold practice to be Sustainable in Chaos.

  Tyrants, Fear Mongers and Bullies are showing up. They are currently occupying the White House. They are showing up with symbols of race hatred and ethnic intimidation throughout our nation. They exist in my community here under the guise of being crusaders and weeding out corruption making slanderous and false accusations, twisting language and […]

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Self Care as Self Realization & As Caring for All Beings!

Self Care as Self Realization & As Caring for All Beings!

I wrestle with the current cultural understanding of Self Care as taking time for one’s self. One assumes here that there is access to self Care practices such as retreats, spa services and even time.  Even if these practices are available, one can take this time and refresh but if one’s basic beliefs still harbor […]

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Help Wanted: Awareness and Understanding!

Help Wanted: Awareness and Understanding!

Appalachia, Allegheny, Chicago, Merrimac, Niagara, Potomac. These places as well as geographical formations of mountains, lakes, rivers and tributaries all named by First Peoples. It strikes me often as I travel throughout the USA that these places and formations are named by people who no longer inhabit these spaces.  The lack of this presence speaks […]

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No Ordinary Time. Alchemy and Love

No Ordinary Time. Alchemy and Love

This is no ordinary time. There is nothing mundane about the space, place or time we are in. It is for me right now, unnerving and unsettling and requires enormous effort to remain grounded and responsive rather than reactionary or turning a blind eye. It appears that rudeness, self righteousness, power plays, lies and lack […]

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