There is a lot of toxic aggression in the world right now. I have been thinking about how the loving feminine acts as a balance and healing counter-check to this problem. And so, I wrote a letter to the Loving Feminine and Her Allies. If you enjoyed this post, please share it with a … Continue reading To the Loving Feminine and Her Allies
This was me after the 2016 election. Also me. It got really bad in late January and February. I started doing things like this. And this. I turned into a churning stew of anxiety, anger, fear, and melancholy. I wanted to do something. To change something. I wanted to help. To make things better. But … Continue reading Five Really Good Things the President Taught Me (In Spite of Himself)
We are living in a time in which there is a lot of hostility and suspicion towards the Other. This is tragic because when we get to know the Other, we find that while she is very different, she is also exactly like us. And it is through this difference and sameness that we both … Continue reading Practice Hospitality
Sometimes I feel guilty about being joyful. When I think about all of the suffering in the word, especially right now, sometimes reveling in joy feels like I am being irresponsible and forgetting my responsibility to work for greater justice, equality, and peace. Lately, though, I have been thinking that feeling joy regularly is one … Continue reading Encountering Joy
It can sometimes be really difficult to feel hope. I have been thinking lately that hope is something we build and feed ourselves every day, and I wrote a book below about it.
All of us face bullies at one point in our life, and they can be really hard to deal with. Here is a book about how to handle bullies and feel safe. If you would like to read more ideas about this issue, some folks at FindingSteadyGround have put together an incredibly helpful list of … Continue reading How to Handle Bullies (A More In Depth Look)
Dear Friends: If you are like me, you are feeling a lot fear and strong emotions because of all of the political turmoil and because of the president's actions. I think it is so important that during this time we do as much as we can to keep our joy. The president and many of … Continue reading Exuberant Resistance: How to Battle a Bully