The Paradox of Living

Sometimes I just can’t seem to find the answers I seek. You, too? I search and search, reading and journaling, asking questions and sitting in silence, and still I feel lost. I feel frustrated and angry because I tell myself that I’m “supposed”...

Time for Meditation

Do you meditate? I get asked that question a lot. I usually go on to say that I don’t have one set way of meditating, which can be surprising for people who assume that meditation looks like this. For some of us it can look like sitting on the floor or a cushion...

Teaching Kids about Sex(ual Scripts)

My last blog post was a few weeks ago, and in it I addressed how our sexual scripts – those things we think should or will happen in sexual/romantic/dating situations – have contributed to the prevalence  rape culture and sexual harassment. Sometimes these...

Inspiration? What inspiration?

Blah. Bleh. Harumph. Those words pretty much sum up my ambition lately. I could blame it on a few things: 4 months ago I moved to a new city, and I’m still finding my feet; I’m an empty-nester now that both my daughters are off to college; Winter/The...

The Call of the Spiritual Warrior

I came across this “letter” today, and it felt so important to share it during these times of upheaval and uncertainty when we are all seeking our better selves, calling on others to do the same, and holding the line of boundary for those who have not been...